Immigration and Refugee Services Program Assistant

Published

10/05/2018

Start Date

10/08/2018

End Date

06/01/2019

Times of day

Weekday Afternoons

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)

Address

Immigration/Refugee Services Office
Metairie
LA
United States

Description

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.

Benefits

  • Training Provided

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