Legal Operations Assistant or Paralegal, NGOsource

Full Time
Mid Level

Full-Time Non-Exempt Remote Position


About TechSoup

We believe in using technology for the greater good. 

We’re a fully remote, diverse team, working from all parts of the world. We invite you to join us in our mission to build a dynamic bridge that leverages technology to enable connections and innovative solutions for a more equitable planet.

TechSoup is a global nonprofit social enterprise that connects NGOs with mission-critical resources worldwide. For over 30 years, we’ve been building partnerships with individuals, corporations, nonprofits, and governments across the globe. Together, we are committed to helping organizations grow via our unifying technology platform, resources, and connections. Those organizations, in turn, build a brighter future for tens of millions of people. We serve both the smallest and largest nonprofits around the world through sustainable, low-cost, self-service offers delivered at scale. To date, we have enabled more than 1.4 million organizations in over 230 countries and territories receive technology tools, resources, and funding with a retail value of more than $19.1 billion. We are constantly evolving.

 As technology and global needs change, so do we. We’re creating new, community-driven platforms and mobile apps and are enhancing our offerings so that nonprofits have the resources they need to build a brighter future for their communities.

We’re innovators, leaders, influencers, social entrepreneurs, and technologists drawn together by a shared vision: to make the world a better place through technology. Join our global team.


 About the NGOsource Team

NGOsource is an online equivalency determination (ED) service for US funders who make international grants. It offers a unique centralized repository of EDs for NGOs and governments located in more than 160 countries. NGOsource provides ED services to over 600 grantmaker members and other organizations who are interested in this elite level of grantmaking compliance. NGOsource’s membership includes private foundations, donor advised funds, community foundations, corporate foundations, fiscal sponsors, and others.


About the Role

The role will primarily focus on administrative support for legal operations on the NGOsource team. A portion of the role will also support general legal operations for TechSoup.

The legal operations assistant will be a key teammate working among the NGOsource operations, technical, and legal teams, as well as across TechSoup, to ensure consistency, collaboration, and excellence in the delivery of NGOsource equivalency determinations and related due diligence services.

This role reports to the Deputy General Counsel.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Document copyediting and formatting
  • Preparation of internal and external presentations and educational content related to NGOsource
  • In-house document management
  • Preparation of draft legal summaries and notes in support of legal opinion (equivalency determination) process
  • Administrative support to General Counsel and Deputy General Counsel



  • At least two years of experience working at one or more of: a law firm, part of an in-house legal department, or very similar experience.    
  • Very high attention to detail is a critical skill for this role.
  • Excellent writing and copyediting skills.
  • Hands on experience with Microsoft Office.
  • Demonstrated organizational and interpersonal skills, and a positive attitude.
  • The ability to think critically and creatively, effective communication, collaboration, active listening, and problem-solving skills.
  • Foreign language skills a plus, but not required.



  • Bachelor’s degree preferred but not mandatory.
  • High school degree



  • Sedentary work that primarily involves sitting/standing.

Never          Occasionally           X Constantly


  • Remaining in a stationary position, often standing, or sitting for prolonged periods.

Never          Occasionally           X Constantly


  • Communicating with others to exchange information.

Never          Occasionally           X Constantly


  • Assessing the accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of the work assigned.

Never          Occasionally           X Constantly


  • Light work that includes moving or lifting objects

xNever            5-10lbs           10-20lbs              0-30lbs


  •  high frequency of reviewing a computer monitor.



  •  Remote/Home Office
  •  Hybrid possible if candidate is located in the San Francisco Bay Area


TechSoup Values

  • Promote Trust: We listen to and learn from each other. We practice openness, collaboration, fairness, and sharing for the greater benefit of all.
  • Show Courage: We step forward to create an open dialogue about complex issues and work together to forge ahead.
  • Be Resourceful: We are problem solvers and constantly aim to find creative solutions to get the job done.
  • Strive for an Equitable Planet: We are devoted to fostering respect, inclusion, and tolerance.
  • Be Relevant: As global citizens in the changing landscape, we strive to better serve our communities, our colleagues and stakeholders, and the world at large.
  • Inspire: We innovate and find new ways to create impact, to inspire, and to engage others.


TechSoup is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to ensuring that all employees and applicants receive equal consideration and treatment, regardless of race, color, creed, gender (including gender identity or gender expression), religion, marital or domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical, mental or medical disability, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship, military service status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law or local ordinance.

The base salary range for this full-time remote position is $44,000-$60,000 plus benefits. TechSoup determines salary ranges based on role, level, and location. The range reflects the minimum and maximum targets for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Individual pay is determined by location and other factors, including job-related skills, experience, relevant education or training, business needs, and market demands. TechSoup offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, retirement, and other perks.



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