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OPEN POSITION: Immigration Services Intern

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Catholic Charities of West Tennessee is developing a growing immigration services program to meet the legal needs of low-income immigrants and refugees. Our program provides individual client services and also does outreach within the community to inform immigrants within Memphis of their rights and immigration options. CCWTN’s office is located in mid-town Memphis.

In general, an internship may include:

  • Interview immigration clients telephonically and in-person to collect factual information related to their cases
  • Input case-related information into client database and prepare case summaries and legal immigration documents and materials
  • Conduct follow-up interviews with clients throughout the case preparation process
  • Assist CCWTN staff in preparing for interviews before U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
  • Tasks will evolve depending on the needs of the CCWTN staff and clients.

Qualifications:

We are looking for interns who demonstrate an interest in immigration law and advocacy. Interns must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. A willingness to learn and participate in program events is also desired. Individuals with Spanish proficiency are preferred but no language skill is required.

This internship is unpaid and interns must provide their own transportation to and from the office. Public transit is limited but parking is free. Intern must be able to work part-time or 15-20 hours a week. We would like the intern to start by the beginning of June 2017 but can be flexible.

To apply:

Please email a resume, cover letter, a brief writing sample (3-5 pages) and contact information to Christine Butson.  

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, although we do encourage candidates to apply as soon as possible.

Send applications and questions to:

Christine Butson

Program Director
Immigration Services

Catholic Charities of West Tennessee
1325 Jefferson Ave.
Memphis, TN 38104

E-mail: Chris.butson [at] acc.cdom [dot] org

Phone: 901-722-4730

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