Grants and Contracts Administrative Assistant (Part-Time)

Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc. (ABLE), a non-profit law firm that provides free, high quality legal assistance to people living in poverty in western Ohio, seeks a part-time Grants and Contracts Administrative Assistant to support grants management activities for ABLE and its partner Legal Aid of Western Ohio, Inc. (LAWO).  The position will report to the Manager of Grants and Contracts and is located in the Toledo, Ohio office.

The Grants and Contracts Administrative Assistant will:

Support the grants management process to ensure completion of related administrative tasks. This includes tracking contracts and agreements to ensure proper documentation and managing the document storage site. Candidate will be responsible for maintaining and updating the grant management system as well as coordinating and preparing for staff meetings.

The Successful Candidate will:

  • Be committed to the missions of ABLE and LAWO.
  • Have relevant administrative assistant experience and excellent clerical skills.
  • Have experience with and possess proficiency in computer skills, word processing, e-mail, and calendaring software in a Windows environment.
  • Management database and project management proficiency preferred.
  • Have a commitment to working with people living in poverty.
  • Must be able to exercise sound judgment and initiative and adhere to the confidential nature of the firm and its practice.
  • Possess good organizational skills and have the capacity to meet deadlines in a multi-function office environment.
  • Law office or public service experience a plus.
  • Exhibit excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written).
  • Employ strong attention to detail and accuracy.

Pay rate depends on relevant experience. This is a part-time position without employer-provided benefits. Flexible scheduling is possible.

To Apply: Please visit to submit your application on or before April 29.

ABLE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and places a high value on diversity in our workplace, including diversity in race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, and physical ability. We strive to create an environment welcoming to all individuals and we encourage applications from individuals traditionally underrepresented in the legal profession. Applicants requiring accommodation for the interview/application process should contact the recruitment coordinator at