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Administrative Assistant - Immigration Center for Women and Children

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The Immigration Center for Women and Children (ICWC) seeks a full-time, on-site, administrative assistant - a dynamic position as a member of our stellar admin team - to work with attorneys, legal assistants, and LOPC team in its San Francisco office. The position starts at the SF office on Monday, August 2nd.

ICWC is a non-profit legal organization providing affordable immigration services to underrepresented immigrants in California. ICWC strives to provide security and stability for children who are abused, abandoned or neglected and for immigrants who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and other violent crimes. The office primarily works with federal immigration laws that allow victims to apply for work authorization and permanent residency. More information about ICWC is available at www.icwclaw.org and https://www.facebook.com/268356376532931/videos/451709055513411/?t=41.

Duties and Responsibilities, include but are not limited to:

Performing administrative duties for the office, including:

1. Maintaining records/filing systems and processing mail from clients, USCIS, FBI, ICE, etc.

2. Handling telephone and walk-in reception duties, including scheduling client appointments for all staff

3. Assisting attorneys with administrative tasks needed in a client’s immigration case, through a workshare task model

4. Translating (documents) + occasionally interpreting (at hearing & interviews) for clients between Spanish & English

5. Managing and monitoring client data collection, client database and calendaring systems

6. Registering custodians of unaccompanied minors in removal proceedings for legal orientation sessions (LOPC program)

7. Assisting with various operational duties, including managing facilities

8. Regularly using Microsoft Office (email, calendaring, Word), Cerenade (e-Immigration air) software and forms, and Google Drive: docs + sheets

Requirements:

1. High school diploma [ + Bachelor/Associate degree: preferred, but not required]

2. Spanish language fluency: oral and written. The position requires the ability to communicate daily through oral and written communications in both Spanish and English. The administrative assistant will regularly interact with monolingual Spanish speakers. Please clearly specify in your application your ability to fluently communicate in both Spanish and English.

Other Qualifications:

1. Reliability

2. Enthusiasm to work in a fast-paced legal office and to adapt to changes

3. Meticulous attention to detail

4. Demonstrated interest in low-income legal services and/or a commitment to civil liberties and immigrants' rights

5. Ability to work effectively with victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and other violent crimes

The Immigration Center for Women and Children (ICWC) seeks a full-time, on-site, administrative assistant - a dynamic position as a member of our stellar admin team - to work with attorneys, legal assistants, and LOPC team in its San Francisco…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    High School Diploma Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Salary

$18 - $21Salary is $18-21/hr, depending on experience. This is a full-time position.

Benefits

Benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, retirement plan, FSA (flexible spending account for healthcare and commuting expenses), and reimbursement for preventative wellness activities. Generous paid-time off, in addition to office closures for most federal holidays and a week-long winter break.

Benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, retirement plan, FSA (flexible spending account for healthcare and commuting expenses), and reimbursement for preventative…

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish language fluency: oral and written. The position requires the ability to communicate daily through oral and written communications in both Spanish and English. The administrative assistant will regularly interact with monolingual Spanish speakers. Please clearly specify in your application your ability to fluently communicate in both Spanish and English.

Spanish language fluency: oral and written. The position requires the ability to communicate daily through oral and written communications in both Spanish and English. The…

Location

On-site
3543 18th Street, San Francisco, CA 94110, United States

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Instructions:

Submit your cover letter and resume through Idealist as soon as possible, for initial review by Directing Attorney, Jessica Farb.

Please clearly specify in your application your ability to fluently communicate in both Spanish and English.

This position starts Monday, August 2nd, is on-site and requires in-office work. You must indicate your plans to relocate to the Bay Area, if you have not indicated already that you live within daily-commute-distance from our San Francisco office.

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