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Need knows no boundaries of ethnicity, age, faith or gender. Neither do we.

Careers

~ Current Openings ~

OPEN POSITION: Fig Tree Emergency Services

OPEN POSITION: Donor Database Coordinator

OPEN POSITIONS: Camp Love & Learn 2018 Staff

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We are starting the hiring process for Summer 2018! Follow the links below for more information on each position.

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OPEN POSITION: Legal Assistant, Immigration Services

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Position Title: Immigration Legal Assistant/Paralegal or DOJ Accredited Representative

Reports to: Immigration Services Program Director

Direct Reports: None

Position Summary: Prepares client data for applications and petitions. Participates in community outreach and educational activities. Help to implement an expanded Immigration Services program for CCWTN. This position will have primary responsibility of working with immigrant clients with the goal of becoming a DOJ Accredited Representative.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Work under the supervision of an accredited representative and/or immigration attorney.
  • Conduct intake, interview clients for preparation of applications and supporting documentation, and conduct citizenship classes and group processing workshops.
  • May not represent clients at DHS and may not communicate directly with DHS about a client’s case outside the client’s presence.
  • Partnering with Parishes and CDOM Pastors to establish immigrant focused programs at their locations.
  • Provide hands on case management in specific areas to include current, accurate case notes.
  • Collecting and accounting for fee revenue as directed.
  • Make copies and mail applications; answers phones; sets up intake appointments.
  • Interpret in Spanish for clients and staff as needed
  • Complete certified translation of documents from Spanish

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will possess the following minimum qualifications…

  • BS/BA degree or equivalent experience
  • Administrative office skills
  • Oral and written fluency in English and Spanish
  • Willingness and ability to travel diocesan wide
  • Sensitive to diverse cultures
  • A self-starter, who can maintain disciplined adherence to program goals
  • Personal accountability toward achieving program goals
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Excellent computer, written and verbal communication skills
  • Complete successful background check

Position Level: P (Professional) Full-time

Please send cover letter and resume to Brenda O'Looney, brenda.olooney [at] acc.cdom [dot] org


Updated: 02/06/2018

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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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