Colorado Nonprofit Association

Advocate for Immigrant Crime Victims

Position Summary

Since 2009, Family Immigration Services (FIS) has provided high-quality, low-cost immigration legal services to immigrants and refugees in our community. Our staff is passionate, mission-driven, and team-oriented. As a DOJ-Recognized Organization, our program is authorized to provide direct immigration legal services through our partially accredited DOJ representatives.

FIS seeks a fully bilingual (English/Spanish) Advocate for Immigrant Crime Victims (Advocate) to represent immigrant crime victims who may qualify for one of the programs established by Congress in the interest of public safety.

Our program will work with the successful candidate to obtain the training and experience necessary for DOJ partial accreditation. With this accreditation, the Advocate will be able to work within our program to provide independent legal representation to clients before immigration agencies. (If the successful candidate is a licensed attorney, this process will not be necessary).

Until the successful candidate obtains accreditation, all legal work will take place under an attorney’s supervision. The Advocate will also receive ongoing guidance from the program’s other accredited representatives.

The Advocate is a vital member of our team and critical to the success of our program. We offer a supportive and collaborative work environment, on-the-job training, and the opportunity to do work that matters in service to the community.,

Essential Duties

This description is not intended, and should not be construed, to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the principal job elements essential for making compensation decisions.

Compensation

Equal Employment Opportunity

Catholic Charities is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity. We prohibit unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees on the basis of age 40 and over, race (including traits historically associated with race, such as hair texture and length, protective hairstyles), sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, disability, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable state or local law. This prohibition includes unlawful harassment based on any of these protected classes. Unlawful harassment includes verbal or physical conduct which has the purpose or effect of substantially interfering with an individual’s work performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment.

Applicants and employees need not be Catholic. However, all employees are governed by Canon Law or the teachings of the Catholic Church.

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your I-9 Form information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.
 

Position Summary

Since 2009, Family Immigration Services (FIS) has provided high-quality, low-cost immigration legal services to immigrants and refugees in our community. Our staff is passionate, mission-driven, and team-oriented. As a DOJ-Recognized Organization, our program is authorized to provide direct immigration legal services through our partially accredited DOJ representatives.

FIS seeks a fully bilingual (English/Spanish) Advocate for Immigrant Crime Victims (Advocate) to represent immigrant crime victims who may qualify for one of the programs established by Congress in the interest of public safety.

Our program will work with the successful candidate to obtain the training and experience necessary for DOJ partial accreditation. With this accreditation, the Advocate will be able to work within our program to provide independent legal representation to clients before immigration agencies. (If the successful candidate is a licensed attorney, this process will not be necessary).

Until the successful candidate obtains accreditation, all legal work will take place under an attorney’s supervision. The Advocate will also receive ongoing guidance from the program’s other accredited representatives.

The Advocate is a vital member of our team and critical to the success of our program. We offer a supportive and collaborative work environment, on-the-job training, and the opportunity to do work that matters in service to the community.

Essential Duties

This description is not intended, and should not be construed, to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the principal job elements essential for making compensation decisions.

Compensation

Equal Employment Opportunity

Catholic Charities is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity. We prohibit unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees on the basis of age 40 and over, race (including traits historically associated with race, such as hair texture and length, protective hairstyles), sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, disability, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable state or local law. This prohibition includes unlawful harassment based on any of these protected classes. Unlawful harassment includes verbal or physical conduct which has the purpose or effect of substantially interfering with an individual’s work performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment.

Applicants and employees need not be Catholic. However, all employees are governed by Canon Law or the teachings of the Catholic Church.

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your I-9 Form information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

Essential Duties

Requirements for Non-Attorney Candidates

This description is not intended, and should not be construed, to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the principal job elements essential for making compensation decisions.