Immigration and Refugee Services Program Assistant
- Volunteer Opportunity posted by Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans
Times of day
A few hours per week
Short-Term (few weeks/months)
Immigration/Refugee Services Office
The volunteer will work closely with the Immigration and Refugee Services Program staff to supplement program activities and enhance services to the clients. Responsibilities are wide-ranging and depend upon volunteer’s skills and interest, but may include: assisting with the implementation of a cultural or legal orientation program; organizing group events; developing and managing relationships with parishes, universities, and community-based organizations; designing more effective client intake processes and program monitoring tools; assisting in entering client information into various tracking systems; running client services reports. The volunteer may also be involved in grant research and grant writing to support and expand the services of each program. He/she must have strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to maintaining effective and professional work relationships. Volunteer with an interest in social services, social policy and practice, or immigrant and refugee issues highly encouraged to apply. Proficiency in Spanish, Arabic, Burmese or other languages valued.
Schedule: flexible Monday - Friday (9am -5pm) with possible evening or weekend time. Must commit to at least 8 hrs/week for 3-4 months.
- Training Provided