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American Gateways
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Austin, TX
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Published 7 days ago

TITLE:  Legal Caseworker FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt

REPORTS TO: Austin Management Team

TYPE OF POSITION: Full time

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:

Under the direct supervision of Austin Leadership Team, the Legal Caseworker is responsible for providing support to AG attorneys and accredited representatives. Case support activities may include: client communications, file organization, document preparation, research, document collection, data entry, support for the Hutto detention program, and mailing. The Legal Caseworker will also play an administrative support role, including activities such as: helping to maintain/stock/organize archival and copy rooms, provide support to Screening and Referral Specialist, managing inventory and supply, and supporting development and communications activities.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Support AG attorneys and caseworkers

• Maintain the E-immigration Database

• When needed assist Attorneys & DOJ Accredited Representatives with filings to USCIS

• Assist in creating, maintaining, and closing client files

• Help file documents, receipt notices, and other notices from USCIS in the appropriate files

• Duties may also include fielding phone calls, preparing and printing correspondence for mailing, creating spreadsheets and presentations, and data entry into a Salesforce database

• Assisting the screening and intake specialist if needed

• Respect and maintain client and agency confidentiality at all times


REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE/SKILLS:

• Bilingual in Spanish and English

• Good writing, organizational and inter-personal skills.

• Computer proficiency, particularly with Microsoft Office Suite programs. Experience with databases such as Salesforce is a plus.

• Volunteer Database experience, including Salesforce, is preferred

• Able to relate with clients, primarily in understanding relationships of abuse.

• Experience working with the immigrant community preferred

• Able to meet deadlines and to keep records of the client’s files and paperwork.

• Able to follow directions.

• Respectful of confidentiality

TITLE:  Legal Caseworker FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt

REPORTS TO: Austin Management Team

TYPE OF POSITION: Full time

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:

Under the direct supervision of Austin Leadership Team, the Legal Caseworker is responsible for providing…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    August 2, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    July 30, 2021
  • Education
    High School Diploma Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Salary

Salary commensurate with experience

Benefits

A position with American Gateways includes the following benefits: full coverage health insurance, including dental and vision, with options for employee contribution for deluxe plans, full coverage for life insurance and short/long term disability. American Gateways observes all Federal Holidays and Cesar Chavez Day, and an extra holiday for your birthday. Your vacation accrues at a rate of 5.42 hours a pay period and 3.61 sick. Additionally, we offer a training budget.

A position with American Gateways includes the following benefits: full coverage health insurance, including dental and vision, with options for employee contribution for…

Level of Language Proficiency

Fluent in Spanish and English

Fluent in Spanish and English

Location

On-site
Austin, TX, United States

How to Apply

All interested applicants, please send a cover letter, resume and references (at least 3) and short writing sample to americangateways@gmail.com. Applications will be reviewed up until the position is filled. 

All interested applicants, please send a cover letter, resume and references (at least 3) and short writing sample to americangateways@gmail.com. Applications will be reviewed up…

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