Accounting and Administration Clerk

Summary: Legal Aid of the Bluegrass seeks an Accounting and Administration Clerk for its Morehead, Kentucky based office. This position is a paid internship opportunity of up to 20 hours per week or more depending on organizational needs. The clerk will work with administrative and accounting staff to assist in performing the operational needs of the organization.  Legal Aid of the Bluegrass is a dynamic civil legal aid provider seeking public interest minded people to help us reach our goal of alleviating the profound and brutal effect of poverty on people’s lives. As a team member at Legal Aid of the Bluegrass, you can participate with us in ensuring fairness, protecting families and changing lives through the civil legal system.


The Accounting and Administration Clerk assists in performing basic operational functions of the organization.

The Accounting and Administration Clerk will:

  • Assist in performing grant compliance reviews and reporting
  • Review grant guidelines, award documents, and other grant related administrative functions
  • Assist with file maintenance to include scanning and filing of client and administrative documents 
  • Work with accounting staff to post general journal entries and cost accounting functions
  • Assist accounting staff in preparing financial reports and various accounting statements
  • Maintain accurate and complete files and records and prepare timely and complete forms and records required for client services and/or related administrative tasks
  • Enter accurate data into LABG’s electronic case management system
  • Interact with clients, other staff members, service providers, and court and administrative officials in a professional, appropriate, collegial, and cooperative manner 
  • Identify and pursue individual training needs and work with Program Administration to address those needs
  • Actively participate in staff and planning meetings, task forces, and trainings if required
  • Maintain time records of all work-related activities and enter accurate data on a timely basis into LABG’s electronic case management system

Requirements, Skill & Abilities include:

  • Must hold a high school diploma.
  • Recent graduates and current students of a four-year degree from an accredited College or University or an Associate’s Degree in accounting, business, finance or related field preferred.
  • Ability to use office and computer technology, including case management and word processing software.
  • Ability to balance client-advocacy and administrative responsibilities.

Legal Aid of the Bluegrass is a non-profit law firm providing civil legal assistance to nearly 220,000 low-income people in 33 counties from 4 offices located in Covington, Lexington, Morehead and Ashland. Legal Aid of the Bluegrass’ legal practice is primarily in the areas of family law, domestic violence, government and VA benefits, and housing and consumer law. It has been and will continue to be the policy of Legal Aid of the Bluegrass to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Legal Aid of the Bluegrass provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender, gender expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected categories.

Legal Aid of the Bluegrass believes that diversity and inclusion are critical to our future and our mission – creating a foundation for a creative workplace that leads to innovation, growth, and success. Through a wide variety of programs and initiatives, we invest in each employee, seeking to ensure that people are not only respected as individuals, but also truly valued for their unique perspectives.

This is a great opportunity for a current college student or recent graduate looking to gain first-hand experience in the operational functions of a non-profit organization.  

Required Documents:

Cover letter


Qualified Candidates should send resume and statement of interest to with the subject line Accounting and Administration Clerk.


Need Legal Help

Legal aid protects the rights of people living at or near poverty with legal problems such as:  housing, consumer, family and public benefits. We ensure access to justice for all people, including veterans, the elderly, those who are disabled and victims of domestic violence. You can call us to apply for assistance Monday through Friday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Calls are answered in the order they are received. You may also apply online by clicking "Apply For Help" below. 


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