Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights invites applications for a Case Support Associate (CSA) position to be based in Los Angeles, California. The Case Support Associate will provide administrative support to Young Center cases that involve vulnerable, unaccompanied and separated immigrant children, including children who U.S. immigration authorities separated from their family.
In collaboration with the Manager and Child Advocate Supervisors, this position monitors all requests for Child Advocates and administratively supports all cases through closure.
ABOUT THE YOUNG CENTER
Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights is a national organization dedicated to protecting and advancing the rights and best interests – safety and well-being – of unaccompanied immigrant children in the United States. The immediate focus of the Young Center’s Child Advocate Program is to serve as Child Advocate for unaccompanied and separated immigrant children pursuant to the 2008 Trafficking Victims Protection and Reauthorization Act and the 2013 Violence Against Women Act. Our role is to identify and advocate for the best interests of immigrant children both while they are in federal custody and after they are released, applying federal and state law and long-recognized principles of the best interests of the child. Young Center also engages in policy work, advocating with legislators, federal agencies, and other stakeholders to promote consideration of the best interests of the child in all decisions concerning immigrant children and to create a dedicated juvenile immigrant justice system that treats children as children. Young Center has offices in Houston, San Antonio, Harlingen, Chicago, New York, Washington DC, Phoenix, and Los Angeles.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Lived, volunteer, or professional experience with immigration, child welfare and issues affecting migrant/refugees/unaccompanied children.
Physical demands include regular attendance; keyboarding; sitting for long periods (at least 5 hours a day); driving and/or using public transportation in site location and surrounding areas. Ability to use computer, telephone, and copy machine. Ability to travel by plane, car, and other conveyances within U.S.
All employees must be fully vaccinated prior to the first day of employment.
Young Center is an "at-will" and equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in and affirmatively factors diversity into its hiring practices. Young Center encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, ancestry, marital or parental status, pregnancy, citizenship, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, genetic information, or veterans’ status. Reasonable accommodation will be made so that qualified disabled applicants may participate in the application process; no application will be penalized for requesting an accommodation. Please advise in writing of special needs at the time of application.
For roles working directly with children, clearance of a fingerprint-based criminal background check, child abuse and neglect check (CANS), and tuberculosis test is a condition of employment.
Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights invites applications for a Case Support Associate (CSA) position to be based in Los Angeles, California. The Case Support Associate will provide administrative support to Young Center cases…
The Young Center provides excellent benefits, including health/dental/vision insurance (employee and dependents) at no cost to the employee, paid vacation, sick time, and a 401(k) plan with employer match.
The Young Center provides excellent benefits, including health/dental/vision insurance (employee and dependents) at no cost to the employee, paid vacation, sick time, and a 401(k) plan…
Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please apply on the Young Center website with a cover letter, resume, and three references. Only complete applications will be considered. To learn more about the Young Center’s work, please visit www.TheYoungCenter.org.
Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please apply on the Young Center website with a cover letter, resume, and three references…