Immigrant Rights Advocate

Job Type

Part Time

Published

08/28/2018

Start Date

09/25/2018

Address

New York
NY
United States

Description

This position provides an opportunity to be involved in a Manhattan Chinatown community based organization to advocate for, educate, and organize immigrants on a variety of issues. The immigrant rights advocate will also interact with coalitions and community partners.


DUTIES

Assist clients to complete and citizenship, green card renewals, family based immigration applications

Conduct know your rights workshops for immigrants

Make referrals when needed

Attend meetings with organizational partners

Assist with organizing educational events

Maintain office records and assist with monthly and quarterly reporting tasks, as necessary.

 

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:

Experience working with clients in a fast-paced environment.

Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills;

Must work well independently.

Some availability on weekends and evenings

Preferred but not required: Experience working as an immigration paralegal or advocate

Strong understanding of Asian community and other communities of color preferred;

Demonstrated commitment to social justice issues and experience working in a non-profit or community setting

Bilingual in Chinese.


HOURS: 20-25 hours per week


Level of Language Proficiency

Chinese

English

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

irp@cpanyc.org

Email cover letter and resume to:

irp@cpanyc.org

Attn: Mae Lee

In subject line write, “Immigrant Rights Advocate job opening”


No phone calls please

Only those being considered for interview will be contacted.


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