Former Professor of Criminal Justice Deborah Klein is now the Training Coordinator at the Legal Assistance Foundation of Chicago. According to Professor Klein, job opportunites for paralegals are frequently posted on the LAF website. The jobs cluster in one of their five core practice groups: Children & Families; Consumer; Housing; Public Benefits; and Immigrant and Worker Rights. There are also some additional special interest groups.
If working for a nonprofit legal organization is something you would like to do, you should keep checking their website for opportunities: