This individual would be responsible for providing legal immigration representation to Catholic Charities Worcester county community members and provide information, referral and advocacy services to families and individuals in accordance with established policies and procedures, oversee program outreach, development and administration, supervise staff and provide legal services to community members of Catholic Charities Worcester county.
Requirements include Juris Doctorate degree and 3+ years practicing immigration law, experience in drafting affidavits pertaining to family-based cases and hardship waivers; experience with bond hearings and removal defense cases strongly preferred, knowledge of community resources, particularly in the immigration field, experience working with immigrant community issues and/or socioeconomic and racial justice issues, experience communicating with clients and government agencies, such as USCIS, ICE, CBP, NVC, and EOIR related to immigration matters, and proficiency using Microsoft and Google suites; prior experience with LawLogix or similar software is a plus. Also required are a valid driver’s license, reliable vehicle and proof of insurance, and bar membership.
Catholic Charities Worcester County is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.
Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Carol LaFalam, Director of Human Resources, 10 Hammond Street, Worcester, MA 01610, scan to firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit our website at www.ccworc.org and apply on line.