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Immigration Advocate

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HarborCOV
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Chelsea, MA
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Published 14 days ago

This non-attorney position provides high-quality immigration-related legal advocacy supports to victims and survivors of domestic violence and case management staff, and supports the organization’s collaborative work with law enforcement, the courts and attorneys. Bilingual written and verbal proficiency required and above average knowledge of immigration-related issues for survivors of domestic violence, including VAWA petitions, U and T visas, and the associated tools and resources available. Must have a passionate interest in the legal rights of immigrant survivors of abuse; a commitment to be trained as a Department of Justice accredited representative for clients; the ability to troubleshoot, assess, monitor and maintain a caseload, and develop and maintain strategic community collaborations; strong written and verbal communication skills; and exemplary attention to detail.

Ideal candidates will be able to balance their love of being part of a mission-centered team with working independently, have exceptional assessment, listening, communication, problem-solving and de-escalation skills as well as supportive and anti-oppressive supervision skills; be highly creative, flexible and adaptive; and have a deep understanding of culturally grounded, strength-based strategies within an economic and social-justice framework for working with survivors, the broader community and other members of the HarborCOV team.

Harbor Communities Overcoming Violence (HarborCOV) is an innovative nonprofit organization that offers culturally relevant emergency and longer-term resources, and affordable housing for survivors of domestic violence and their children, while educating the public about the causes and consequences of domestic violence.

This non-attorney position provides high-quality immigration-related legal advocacy supports to victims and survivors of domestic violence and case management staff, and supports the organization’s collaborative work with law…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    August 16, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

$43,000 - $45,000

Benefits

HarborCOV offers 80% employer-paid medical insurance; 401k; paid holidays, sick and personal time; two weeks vacation and three weeks after completion of one year

HarborCOV offers 80% employer-paid medical insurance; 401k; paid holidays, sick and personal time; two weeks vacation and three weeks after completion of one year

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual fluency (English/Spanish) required.

Bilingual fluency (English/Spanish) required.

Location

On-site
Chelsea, MA 02150, USA

How to Apply

How To Apply:

HarborCOV values diverse life experience and is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. People who are bilingual/bicultural, of color, Native/Indigenous, with disabilities and/or identifying as LGBTQ are strongly encouraged to apply.

Send cover letter & résumé to: Hiring Committee, HarborCOV, PO Box 505754, Chelsea, MA 02150. Fax: 617-884-9929. Email harborcov@harborcov.org.

No phone calls.

How To Apply:

HarborCOV values diverse life experience and is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. People who are bilingual/bicultural, of color, Native/Indigenous…

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