Houston Volunteer Lawyers, the non-profit legal aid arm of the Houston Bar Association, is seeking a full-time bilingual (Spanish/English) Program Coordinator.


  • Provide overall administrative support for a fast-paced free legal services organization that utilizes volunteer attorneys to provide low-income individuals free legal assistance.
  • Interview clients to determine financial eligibility and to identify clients’ legal needs.
  • Manage a large volume of data entry.
  • Run data reports and analyze data reports to facilitate the delivery of free legal services.
  • Communicate with clients, volunteers, and community partners to share information about HVL legal services, to schedule appointments, and to gather documents and signatures.
  • Write legal referral summaries and detailed emails to HVL staff, clients and stakeholders.
  • Utilize bilingual written and verbal skills to communicate with clients and stakeholders.
  • Assist in the planning and executing professional legal trainings.



  • Proficiency in Spanish & English & strong bilingual written communication skills
  • 4 Year bachelor’s degree, paralegal certificate, or 2+ years of relevant work experience
  • Excellent time management skills
  • A desire to provide public service
  • Ability to creatively problem-solve under pressure


  • Proficiency across major software platforms
  • Experience working with individuals facing barriers and hardships
  • Experience working with individuals in recovery or with individuals with family members impacted by alcohol/ drug use

To Apply: Submit a resume to recruitment@hvlp.org.

You may also apply on Indeed.

Annual Salary and Benefits

The salary range is $35,000 – $42,000, commensurate with experience and qualifications. Benefits include employee and dependent health, vision, and dental insurance; a 401k defined contribution retirement plan with a 5% Employer match; flexible work schedules, professional development training, and growth opportunities.

Houston Volunteer Lawyers is committed to equal opportunity. Houston Volunteer Lawyers does not discriminate against any person on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, ability, gender, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or other characteristics protected by law. Applicants committed to justice and equality from all backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and identities are encouraged to apply.