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Jobs Posted on the Whova Community Board of 20th Annual Immigration Law and Policy Conference

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Various positions onsite, hybrid, and remote
Director of Advancement
Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC)
Reporting to and working in close collaboration with the Deputy Director and the Executive Director, the Director of Advancement will design and execute on a comprehensive development strategy for Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC). The Director of Advancement will oversee and execute all donations, grants and other on-going fundraising efforts. The Director of Advancement will manage CLINIC’s advancement team. This position is a member of CLINIC’s Senior Leadership team and, as such, participates in planning and decision-making affecting the entire organization and shares responsibility for achieving the agency’s mission.
Immigration Legal Services Director
Building One Community
We seek an experienced and compassionate Immigration Legal Services Director to lead the ILS department in providing high-quality legal representation to clients in Fairfield County. The Director must have a proven track record of providing strategic leadership and advocacy with a non-profit legal service organization and/or community-based organization.This full-time exempt position will report to the Executive Director.
Civic Engagement Coordinator
Asian American Federation
Founded in 1989, the Asian American Federation (AAF) is one of the strongest leadership voices advocating for better policies, services, and funding that lead to more justice and opportunity for Asian immigrants, one of New York City's poorest and underserved communities. As an umbrella leadership organization, we represent 70 community-based organizations serving 1.5 million Asian New Yorkers, the fastest growing population in the City.

AAF seeks a full-time Civic Engagement Coordinator to lead our non-partisan civic engagement program, working independently and reporting to the Executive Director, the Civic Engagement Coordinator will be responsible for conducting outreach to the Asian community regarding voting rights and processes. This position is hybrid.

Major responsibilities will include:
● Working independently to lead a civic engagement program for Asian communities in New York State;
● Developing a campaign to mobilize communities around non-partisan civic engagement, voter registration, voter education, voter protection, and Get Out the Vote work.
● Creating budgets utilizing available public and private grant funding
● Providing training, resources, and support capacity-building efforts for our AAPI Power Coalition of 10 Asian-serving nonprofits
● Using available Census and VAN data to evaluate program success, identify community needs and advocate for pro-democracy policies benefiting Asian New Yorkers;
● Liaising with elected officials and government agencies, and provide testimony on Asian American civic engagement while working alongside the Associate Director of Advocacy and Policy
Civic Engagement Consultant
Asian American Federation
The Asian American Federation (AAF) is seeking a consultant to manage a civic engagement project on a short term basis. This project will run from September 15, 2023 to November 17, 2023, with the possibility of extension through 2024.

The work scope includes:
- Manage project timeline and ensure team is on track with tasks
- Creating internal reference guide for updating voter guides and postcards
- Gather new dates, elected offices, and other info required for November election voter guides, social media graphics, and postcards from team members
- Coordinate updating translations in Arabic, Bengali, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Punjabi, Tagalog, Urdu via WordPoint (translation company).
- Content for social media graphics to reflect new dates
- Content for voter guides to reflect new dates, elected offices
- Content for website pages to reflect new dates, elected offices
- Content for postcards to reflect new dates, elected offices
- Coordinate with WordPoint to proofread the above
- Work with NYCET to determine addresses for postcard mailings
- Arrange with printer vendor to mail out postcards
Freedom Cares Therapist
Freedom House Detroit
The Freedom Cares Therapist position is responsible for providing group and individual therapy services to Freedom House residents. The therapist is housed under our Freedom Cares initiative to ensure adequate mental health care and residential services. The therapist will manage group therapy sessions, develop treatment plans for each client, conduct individual sessions as appropriate, as well as appropriate interventions based on current best-practices in the field. This position will report directly to the Social Services Manager.
Freedom Lives Case Manager
Freedom House Detroit
The Housing and Basic Needs Case Manager position is responsible for providing client-centered care in coordination with the Social Services team. This position provides assessment, care planning, and referral services to individuals and families. This is a critical position for all residents at Freedom House Detroit, and will require flexibility, creativity, and the ability to follow grant-based requirements.
Mental Health Directory Consultant
Asian American Federation
The Asian American Federation (AAF) is seeking a consultant to expand their online mental health directory of culturally competent clinical and non-clinical service providers for Asian New Yorkers. This project will run from September 11, 2023 to December 31, 2023, with the possibility of
extension through 2024.

The workscope includes:
● Conducting outreach and follow-up to ensure the directory has at least 50 new entries
● Coordinating survey responses from individual providers, as well as data collection, to ensure the inclusion of at least 50 entries of individual providers;
● Entering all data into the online directory, ensuring completion and accuracy of data;
● Reviewing and updating current mental health directory entries to ensure the information is up-to-date;
● Researching prospective individual providers, organizations, and hospitals in New York who/which would be appropriate to include in the directory; and
● Working closely with the Associate Director of Programs to provide feedback on the directory design and user experience to the web developer.

The ideal consultant will possess outreach experience and knowledge of the mental health field, particularly as they relate to the pan-Asian community.
DOJ Accredited Representative/Immigration Paralegal
International Institute of Metropolitan Detroit
Job Responsibilities:

Support all aspects of the legal process within the immigration legal program and adhere to program mission, philosophy and goals;
Manage intake process for all clients;
Assist with student internship programs;
Engage with clients and assist them with filing citizenship applications;
Determine client eligibility for immigration benefits (citizenship, family-based or humanitarian-based immigration);
Organize and attend community-based workshops to promote citizenship and legal services;
Reach out to partner organizations for client referrals;
Keep up-to-date case notes in online case management system;
Track client data for grant-related activities;
Maintain paper and digital files for all clients and update as needed;
Provide a positive, respectful, client-centered environment;
Collaborate with community partners to provide immigration legal services to target communities;
Attend and actively engage in staff meetings;
Participate in professional development trainings (in-house and as provided by other entities);
Collaborate with Citizenship and ESL instructors to ascertain participants' eligibility and readiness for naturalization interview and test and manage referrals;
Reliably complete and submit all reports as required by Program Director;
Prepare and participate in special projects as requested by the Program Director.
Client Services Coordinator
Sin Barreras - Without Barriers Inc
Sin Barreras is a nonprofit dedicated to helping immigrants navigate US immigration, legal, healthcare and educational systems with a focus on the Hispanic community. We do this by providing direct services, referrals, workshops, clinics and through advocacy. We need a smart, caring and resourceful individual to join the team and help us accomplish our many goals. The position is primarily administrative support, but can be expanded or grow based on the candidate’s abilities, motivation and passion. This is a full-time position supporting direct client services, coordinating events and outreach, and engaging the Hispanic community and partner organizations.
Fundraising Office Support
Sin Barreras - Without Barriers Inc.
Sin Barreras (Without Barriers) is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit that empowers immigrants and their families in Central Virginia, focusing on the Latinx population, by educating, advocating and supporting their needs. Our five program areas include: Welcoming & Navigation, Legal & Immigration, Educational Programs, Health, Wellness & Culture, and Food & Financial Security. We are looking for a motivated, energetic person to join the team in a part-time position (20 hours a week.) Could grow into a full time position for the right candidate.

We are a small, growing organization working in a space with enormous need. We are looking for a candidate who is dedicated to our mission and willing to grow. Compensation is offered and we believe this opportunity is a good fit for someone looking to gain hands-on non-profit experience at the grassroots level.
Staff Attorney, Unaccompanied Minors Program
Catholic Charities Community Services
The Unaccompanied Minors Program (UMP) protects the rights of young immigrants to make informed decisions about their lives. Annually, we defend and counsel thousands of young people facing family separation, government detention, and deportation. UMP serves unaccompanied non-citizen youth who are currently detained by the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) in juvenile facilities as well as youth who have left these facilities and reside in NYC.

We are committed to ensuring that non-citizen youth have access to the information and support they need to fully exercise their rights and to meaningfully participate in their own removal defense. Outside the courtroom, UMP provides educational and integration opportunities for non-citizen youth, and we connect young people with supportive social services in the communities where they live.

The Staff Attorney position includes extensive contact with youth who have suffered abuse, abandonment, neglect, or other trauma, and it requires significant time in state court, immigration court, and the local asylum offices in the NYC area.

Education and/or Experiences:
1. A Juris Doctorate or LLM from an accredited law school required. Admission to NY Bar required. Will consider law graduates and attorneys actively working towards admission to the NY Bar.
2. Experience working with youth or with incarcerated/detained people is preferred.
3. Experience in family/immigration law, including clinical or pro bono experience is preferred.
4. Fluency in English required. Intermediate fluency in Spanish, with a willingness and ability to swiftly achieve full fluency in Spanish required.
5. Ability to work independently and exercise good judgment, and ability to work in a highly collaborative team environment in a fast-paced, high-intensity environment.
6. Demonstrated commitment to public interest law, particularly to children’s issues and/or immigration advocacy. Ability to work with young people and at-risk populations.
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