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Paralegal – CHN Housing Partners

We are a growing non-profit organization based in Cleveland, Ohio that offers its employees a comprehensive benefits package, opportunities to grow within the organization, and the ability to improve the communities we serve.
CHN Housing Partners: CHN is a highly seasoned, nonprofit affordable housing developer, housing service provider and residential mortgage lender that works with its partners to solve major housing challenges for low-income people and under-served communities. Through our partnerships we have developed over 7,000 affordable homes, and each year serve over 60,000 families through a wide array of housing services.
We work in Ohio and neighboring states, including Michigan, to preserve and expand affordable housing, and build equitable communities. By investing in affordable housing, we are investing in families, communities, and the economy. We are investing in the power of a permanent address.
CHN offers the following benefits to its employees: Medical (including dental and vision options), Vacation, Personal and Sick Leave; Paid Maternity/Paternity/Adoption Leave; Paid Holidays; Life Insurance; 401K Plan, and Tuition Reimbursement.
Position Summary: The Legal and Compliance Paralegal will assist the VP and Associate Counsel of Legal and Compliance in managing the legal affairs of CHN and its related organizations in a fast paced, interactive nonprofit setting.
A description of the essential duties and responsibilities of this role can be found below.
The rate of pay for this position is $55,000 – $65,000 per year, commensurate with experience (paid at an hourly rate; FLSA Non-Exempt).
Essential Duties & Responsibilities: 
In this role, you will assist in drafting of correspondence, legal documents, and records, and ensure the organization and maintenance of legal records and legal entity documents.
Using your close attention-to-detail skills, you will provide paralegal support services, investigate and accurately communicate facts, conduct independent research and, under supervision, assist with review and analysis of legal and factual information.
In addition, you will assist with legal document management.
Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:
  • High School Diploma or GED required, paralegal certification or degree preferred
  • Paralegal experience or experience working in legal or administrative office
  • Must have strong organizational skills, attention to detail, problem solving skills
  • Must have knowledge of computers, including Microsoft Word, ability to utilize electronic platforms for document management
  • Familiar with internet resources, including general and legal research
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter with an ability to prioritize and complete work independently, but also able to work with a team and various internal business line clients effectively
Working Conditions and/or Physical Requirements:
  • Ability to perform essential job functions consistent with ADA, FMLA, and other standards.
  • Regular and punctual attendance consistent with ADA, FMLA, and other standards.
Why Should You Apply?
  • You want to be part of an organization where the work you do will have a positive and lasting difference in the community.
  • Great benefits.
  • Opportunities for on-the-job training and/or professional development.








Job Category: Legal
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Cleveland

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