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Bilingual Receptionist - Michigan Statewide Advocacy Services - Ypsilanti, MI

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POSITION: Michigan Statewide Advocacy Services (MSAS) is seeking a full-time bilingual (Spanish/English) receptionist to provide reception and some administrative support (when needed) for our office in downtown Ypsilanti.  The person filling this position will:

  • greet and handle inquiries from our clients and the general public, both in-person and on the phone
  • engage in general clerical tasks (copying, data entry)
  • provide interpretation/translation assistance, when needed to support existing bilingual staff and law clerks

DESCRIPTION OF PROGRAM: MSAS is a non-profit organization that provides legal information, support, and advocacy for low-income and vulnerable individuals and families and their advocates throughout Michigan. Our component programs serve immigrants, survivors of domestic abuse, older adults, crime victims, and people in long term care. MSAS is part of the Michigan Advocacy Program. Visit for more information.

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must possess strong communication and organizational skills, including fluency in Spanish and English, have familiarity with Microsoft Office and Google applications, and commit to maintaining confidentiality of client information. Because of the populations we serve, and because the receptionist will be the public face of our organization, the ideal applicant will exhibit patience, empathy, sensitivity, and a commitment to serving low-income and vulnerable people.

COMPENSATION:  Salary is from $30,000 depending on experience and includes excellent benefits.

TO APPLY:  Submit your resume and cover letter by email with “Receptionist” in the subject line to Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Michigan Statewide Advocacy Services is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Date Posted: Aug 05, 2019