On September 27. 2017, Pope Francis launched Caritas' International Campaign, Share the Journey, to support our brothers and sisters in Christ who have been forced to flee their homes seeking safe refuge for their families. You can join with our Holy Father, the United State Conference of Catholic Bishops, Catholic Relief Services, Catholic Charities USA, and Caritas Internationalis and "Share the Journey.
For more information on how you can get involved, visit the sites below:
The Immigration Services Program is always looking for ways to make our newly arrived neighbors feel welcome and to help bring our established neighbors closer together. Volunteer opportunities exist for interpreters (Spanish, Swahili and Kinyarwanda speakers are especially needed), individuals willing to help with Naturalization classes or ESL classes, attending appointments with clients and many others. If you are interested in volunteering your time or skills, please contact our office at 901-722-4730.
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 10-20 hours a week. We accept interns on a rolling basis.
Please email a resume, cover letter, a brief writing sample (3-5 pages) and contact information to Christine Butson.
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