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Legal Administrative Volunteer

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Catholic Charities East Bay | Oakland, CA
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Catholic Charities East Bay


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Published 5 months ago

Recurring
August 12, 2019
December 9, 2019
A few hours per week
Short-Term (few weeks/months)

Position Summary: Our professional attorneys, staff, paralegals and pro-bono attorneys offer legal counseling for low-income immigrants. Catholic Charities is seeking volunteers to assist with administrative tasks and provide basic information to clients. The services we provide are:

·        Family based Visa petitions

·        Permanent Residency (Green Card) Application & Renewal

·        Citizenship and Naturalization

·        Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival

·        Juveniles in Foster Care

·        VAWA cases (victims of domestic abuse) and U-Visas

·        Consultations regarding immigration options

Essential Responsibilities:

·        Assist with translation of documents from Spanish to English, including birth certificates, marriage certificates, declarations and more.

·        Assist with copying and scanning documents

·        Assist with filing and data entry

·        Provide basic consultation information to “drop in” clients

Requirements:

·        A time commitment of 5-10 hours per week for 3+ months

·        Attention to detail, excellent organization and time management skills

·        Ability to communicate effectively

·        Ability to speak, read, and write in Spanish is preferred

·        Have worked in an office environment, preferably a legal office

·        Professional technology skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat, Google Drive and database software

·        Ability to scan, edit and create .PDF files and experience with shared folders

Position Summary: Our professional attorneys, staff, paralegals and pro-bono attorneys offer legal counseling for low-income immigrants. Catholic Charities is seeking volunteers to assist with administrative tasks and provide basic…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Training Provided
  • International Volunteers Welcome

How to Apply

·        Must complete a LiveScan background check paid for by Catholic Charities

·        Must complete and online training in recognizing and reporting abuse

·        Must complete a LiveScan background check paid for by Catholic Charities

·        Must complete and online training in recognizing and reporting abuse

Location

Catholic Charities of the East Bay

433 Jefferson Street, Oakland, CA 94607

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