Placement with the NIJC-Goshenhttps://www.mennonitemission.net/Serve/placements/mennonite voluntary service/United States/535311/Placement with the NIJC-GoshenPlacement with the NIJC-GoshenNational Immigrant Justice Center - Goshen<p> The National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) seeks an MVS volunteer to work in its Goshen satellite office. The volunteer will assist in providing direct legal service to low-income immigrants in Indiana. </p> <p> <strong>Essential Duties and Responsibilities:</strong> </p> <ul> <li> Conducts intake with individuals and families seeking immigration benefits. </li> <li> Conducts legal and factual research to determine legal eligibility for immigration benefits. </li> <li> Drafts applications, affidavits and letters and prepares supporting documentation. </li> <li> Prepares materials for submission to Department of Homeland Security, Immigration Court, or other entities as appropriate. </li> <li>Coordinates legal referrals. </li> <li> Conducts clerical work to process case management. </li> <li> Assists with outreach and community education. </li> <li> In accord with organizational policies and the ethical standards required of the legal profession, the Code of Professional Responsibility, preserves client confidentiality, accounts for client monies, and avoids conflicts of interest. </li> <li> Other duties as assigned. </li> </ul> <div class="ExternalClass459410A2C4B64E12A4D507550C056026"><p> To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. </p> <ul> <li> <strong>Education and/or Experience: </strong> Bachelor's degree with an interest working with immigrants, refugees and/or asylum seekers. </li> <li> <strong>Language Skills:</strong> Proficiency in Spanish is required. </li> </ul> <p> <strong> </strong> </p> <p align="left"> <strong> Other Qualifications: Excellent writing, editing, organizational and computer skills required. Ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently and perform well under strict deadlines. </strong> </p> </div>

 

 

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