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Tenant Advocacy Legal Assistant at Catholic Migration Services

Not Actively Recruiting

Service Dates

August 8, 2022 - July 21, 2023

Application Window

January 24, 2022 - June 20, 2022

Location

  • New York, NY

Listing Details

Description

Catholic Migration Services (CMS) engages in the provision of direct legal services to immigrants in need. CMS provides a broad range of immigration legal services, including preparation of applications for political asylum, family-based immigration, and deportation defense as well as housing and labor-related legal services. A volunteer is needed as a legal assistant to conduct client intakes to assess clients' eligibility for legal relief under the supervision of legal staff. The volunteer will support the clients through legal proceedings and applications.

Catholic Migration Services (CMS) engages in the provision of direct legal services to immigrants in need. CMS provides a broad range of immigration legal services, including preparation of applications for political asylum, family-based immigration, and deportation defense as well as housing and labor-related legal services. A volunteer is needed as a legal assistant to conduct client intakes to assess clients' eligibility for legal relief under the supervision of legal staff. The volunteer will support the clients through legal proceedings and applications. Read More

Living Allowance

$100 - $220 monthly

Benefits

Health coverage, Housing, Living allowance, Stipend, Student loan forbearance

Additional Benefits

Quarterly retreats are hosted by Mercy Volunteer Corps to provide volunteers with opportunities for reflection, spiritual growth, and shared experiences. Throughout the year of service, Mercy Volunteer Corps provides volunteers with webinars for personal and professional development.

Education Requirements

College Graduate

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Economic Security, Homelessness & Housing, Legal Assistance

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Community Development Organization, Disability Services Organization, Homeless Shelter, Soup Kitchen, or Food Bank, Organization primarily serving older adults

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities