We are starting the hiring process for Summer 2018! Follow the links below for more information on each position.
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:
The ideal candidate will possess the following minimum qualifications…
Position Level: P (Professional) Full-time
Please send cover letter and resume to Brenda O'Looney, brenda.olooney [at] acc.cdom [dot] org
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:
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.
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:
Catholic Charities of West Tennessee
1325 Jefferson Ave.
Memphis, TN 38104
E-mail: Chris.butson [at] acc.cdom [dot] org