Children's Program Pro Bono Coordinator

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Details: Compensation commensurate with experience; includes generous benefits package.

Published

10/02/2018

Address

3489 W 72nd Avenue
Suite 211
Westminster
Colorado
80030
United States

Description

The Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network (RMIAN) is a nonprofit organization that provides free immigration legal services to individuals in immigration detention and to non-detained children and families. RMIAN has an immediate opening for a Pro Bono Coordinator to work with its Children’s Program to ensure justice for children and families in immigration proceedings.  


Position Description:

The Pro Bono Coordinator will expand RMIAN’s ability to recruit, train, and mentor volunteer attorneys to provide representation for children and families in immigration proceedings. The Pro Bono Coordinator will recruit volunteer attorneys from law firms, place cases with volunteer attorneys, mentor volunteer attorneys, develop pro bono recruitment and training materials, coordinate training and recognition events, and develop systems for tracking and mentoring cases. This position also will provide a limited amount of direct representation to children and families in their immigration cases.  


Position Requirements:

  • Admission to state bar, preferably Colorado
  • Experience in immigration law
  • Spanish proficiency/fluency required
  • Passion for RMIAN’s mission and demonstrated commitment to public interest law
  • Strong sense of personal initiative
  • Excellent oral (including public speaking) and written communication skills
  • Excellent legal research and writing skills
  • Ability to comfortably and appropriately maintain and build relationships with governmental agencies, nonprofit providers, volunteers, and other stakeholders
  • Demonstrated cultural competency

Level of Language Proficiency

English fluency and Spanish proficiency/fluency

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

J.D.

How To Apply

To apply, please send a detailed cover letter, resume, and list of references to RMIAN Children’s Program Managing Attorney Ashley Harrington at: aharrington@rmian.org

Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

RMIAN is an equal opportunity employer and recognizes the importance of diversity in the workplace; individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Visit us online at www.rmian.org.   


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