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Immigration Coordinator

San Diego (United States of America)

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: San Diego (United States of America)
  • Grade: Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Managerial positions
    • Migration
  • Closing Date:

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Job Overview:

The Immigration Coordinator will lead the family reunification program, volunteer supervision, outreach coordination, and administrative support.

 

Major Responsibilities:

  • Co-lead the Family Reunification Program; including outreaching to the community, screening applicants, completing AOR applications and submitting them through the IRIS system, and partnering with HQ on complex cases;
  • Lead all department outreach activities, including conducting Know Your Rights presentations;
  • Work closely with the Immigration Department to determine volunteer needs;
  • Recruit, manage, and supervise department volunteers, including leading volunteer trainings and orientations;
  • Assist clients with case status updates and communicate USCIS appointment notice information to clients;
  • Update case files and the department database;
  • Create case files and filing;
  • Handle front desk administrative duties; including scheduling clients for immigration legal service appointments and sorting department mail;
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

·Undergraduate degree in relevant field preferred; or equivalent years of work-related experience;

·Experience serving immigration clients required;

·Experience working with a non-profit or non-governmental organization; preferably in a casework or social services setting;

  • Possess excellent communication skills both oral and written;
  • Ability to work with clients who speak limited English;
  • Be creative and have the ability to work independently without close supervision;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills: the ability to work effectively with partners and colleagues in a cross-cultural, multi-disciplinary environment;
  • Solid organizational skills with the ability to balance multiple tasks, set priorities, effectively manage time, and meet deadlines;
  • Ability to be flexible and work well under pressure in a fast-paced team environment;
  • Proficiency in English and Spanish, both spoken and written, required.

 

Working Environment:

·Standard professional office environment with occasional opportunities to participate in community outreach and workshop events;

·During our COVID-19 response, remote work and office work expected;

·Requires occasional weekend and/or evening work.

 

Benefits: We offer our employees phenomenal benefits such as paid parental leave, generous time off, and excellent medical, dental, and vision options.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: In accordance with IRC’s duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards and our commitment to safeguard the health of our employees, clients, and communities, IRC requires candidates who are selected for interview to furnish proof of vaccination against COVID-19 in order to be considered for this position.

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusivity: IRC is committed to building a diverse organization and a climate of inclusivity. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate that they can contribute to this goal.

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

 

 

Please apply at http://www.rescue.org/careers

 

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