Job Title: Ohio Justice Bus Program Coordinator
Status: Full-Time, Exempt Position
Salary: Competitive salary commensurate with experience and a generous benefits package
The Ohio Justice Bus embraces a policy of nondiscrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of race,
creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, HIV status, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender
expression, age, physical or mental ability, veteran status, military obligations, marital status, height and weight
(or physical appearance/characteristics), family relationships or other protected category.
The Ohio Justice Bus recognizes that many classes of people have historically been denied the opportunity to
compete for certain jobs. It further recognizes the value of diversity in the workplace generally, and at the Ohio
Justice Bus in particular. It is the policy of the Ohio Justice Bus to encourage and promote the recruitment of
LGBTQ people, women, people of color, and other minorities. The intent of this policy is to broaden the pool of
applicants for all positions, entry-level and advanced, so that LGBTQ people, women, people of color and
others are made aware that these opportunities exist and that the workplace at the Ohio Justice Bus is
Ohio Justice Bus Mission Statement:
The Ohio Justice Bus is a mobile legal aid office and technology hotspot that allows legal aid and pro bono
attorneys to travel to and provide legal services to rural and underserved Ohioans at no cost to clients. The Ohio
Justice Bus also provides a traveling venue for legal rights education and provides technology to address unmet
legal needs for Ohioans living in rural or underserved areas. For more information, please visit
www.ohiojusticebus.org or www.facebook.com/ohiojusticebus.
The Ohio Justice Bus Program Coordinator ensures the successful operation of the Ohio Justice Bus. The
Program Coordinator conducts outreach to and communication with community partners, such as bar
associations, civil legal service providers, and other community organizations as well as recruiting,
coordinating, and retaining volunteer attorneys to support the civil legal work provided through the Ohio Justice
Bus. In addition to community and attorney outreach and support, the Program Coordinator actively plans and
operates the clinics and events around the state, which includes driving the Bus, a 24’ Mercedes-Benz Sprinter
Van, to and from the clinics; setting up clinics and events; and interacting with attendees.
The ideal candidate is independent and works well as part of a team; is flexible; demonstrates professionalism,
initiative, competency, and attention to detail; has a strong work ethic; and possesses outstanding written and
verbal communication skills.
The starting salary for this position is $45,000. In addition, the Ohio Justice Bus provides a generous benefits
package. The salary is negotiable commensurate with experience.
Program Coordination (65%):
• Create and maintain relationships with community partners, including civil legal service providers, bar
associations, and nonprofit organizations;
• Recruit and maintain relationships with attorney volunteers;
• Support volunteer attorneys;
• Attend and manage clinic logistics, including clinic, volunteer attorney, law student, interpreter, and
other volunteer scheduling;
• Review client evaluation forms and implement program improvements as needed;
• Maintain Ohio Justice Bus data, including but not limited to, clinics held, clients served, and information
• Actively pursue grant opportunities and assist in sustaining Ohio Justice Bus funding;
• Draft grant narratives and reports; and,
• Process continuing legal education (CLE) submissions to the Supreme Court of Ohio.
General Support Duties (35%):
• Maintain communication channels with volunteers and potential clients, including email and social
• Collaborate with Foundation staff to create promotional materials;
• Maintain and update forms as needed;
• Maintain and update the case management system; and,
• Drive and maintain the Ohio Justice Bus, including ensuring that the vehicle is fully equipped with
necessary supplies before each outing.
• Bachelor’s degree
• 1-2 years of program management experience in a nonprofit setting, with 3-5 years of general nonprofit
• Working knowledge of Salesforce or legal case management systems, Microsoft Office, and Adobe
• Detail-oriented and organized with the ability to plan ahead
• Ability to multi-task and manage projects from inception to completion
• Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record
• Experience working with low-income and vulnerable populations
• Bilingual ability
• Paralegal certificate
• Sensitivity and cultural competency
Interested candidates should submit a resume and a cover letter explaining in detail their interest in the position
to email@example.com. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis and the application period will
remain open until the position is filled.
No phone calls, please.