Job Type

Part Time
Temporary

Salary

Details: Salary depends on experience

Published

09/05/2018

Start Date

10/01/2018

Application Deadline

09/26/2018

Address

45 Oak Street
3rd FLOOR
Patchogue
New York
11772
United States

Description

Background:

Since 1993, SEPA Mujer has provided safe spaces for empowerment, leadership development, civic engagement and legal assistance as the only Latina Rights Organization dedicated for social change, women’s rights, immigrant rights among others by way of unique trainings, workshops, monthly meetings, presentations, tabling, and action oriented engagement.


SEPA Mujer, Inc., a non-profit organization, seeks an experienced (or paralegal degree completed) paralegal for their legal assistance program.  The ideal candidate is hardworking, quick learner, compassionate, able to work with victims of crime.   Excellent work environment. Must be self-motivated, trustworthy, and able to complete work independently. Must have experience in Immigration Law and familiar with computer case management program.  Knowledge of non-immigrant visas and excellent communication skills required, fluency in Spanish a must.  Preferred experience with U Visa, T Visa, VAWA, and Asylum based on gender violence, adjustment of status, naturalization, and consular processing. The ideal candidate will also assist our staff attorney with non-legal tasks such as orientation presentations, tabling, and screenings.  

 

Duties and responsibilities:

Handling high call volume and client communication 

Drafting applications for relief and interacting with clients

Have the flexibility to handle an array of projects as the need arises, and be able to multi-task

Be very organized and capable of tracking his or her work carefully 

Be reliable and professional 

Be proficient in Microsoft Programs (Excel, Word, and Access)

Must work cooperatively with all staff in legal assistance program and organization

Supportive and positive attitude and a willingness to learn Immigration law and procedure

Must have reliable transportation.



Send Resume to:

mmaffei@sepamujer.org (Martha Maffei Executive Director)

For more info: (631)980-2555/ info@sepamujer.org/ sepamujer.org


SEPA Mujer Inc. do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or sexual orientation.





Level of Language Proficiency

English-Spanish

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

2-year degree


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