Website North Carolina Immigration, Law and Justice Center
Delivering professional legal services to low-income immigrants.
● Represent low-income clients in a wide range of humanitarian immigration matters, including VAWA, U Visas, T visa, family-based visa petitions, adjustment of status, naturalization, and other immigration related matters, other than employment-based immigration, where legal representation is required.
● Ensure that legal services are provided in a timely manner ensuring that all cases are dealt with professionally and completed within targeted guidelines.
● Draft appropriate policies and procedures that provide for standard operating disciplines in the legal practice that comply with generally accepted legal services practices within North Carolina.
● Be responsible for active caseload and maintaining case management system. Will receive support and guidance from ILJC national staff and network.
● Be responsible to provide ongoing reports on the status of the client work to the Board and to National ILJC per their requirements.
● Provide training and guidance to support staff and volunteers on the legal services mission of NCILJC and the policies and practices of sound of clinic management.
● Make referrals to appropriate emergency/safety services, crime victim services and social services agencies
● Conduct educational presentations about immigration laws and policies to the general public and immigrant community.
● Participate in collaborations with other advocates, meetings with USCIS, and similar activities.
● Work collaboratively with the entire Board to meet the strategic goals of NCILJC.
● Communicate to the Board, clients and the general public in a timely and complete fashion.
● Supervise paralegal and administrative support staff assisting in the provision of legal services, to manage their performance, their quality of work, and their adherence to standard work procedures.
● Member in good standing of any state Bar.
● Strong commitment to serving immigrant communities and defending rights of non-citizens
● Willingness to travel and work some nights/weekend hours for special events
● Able to work with people of varying cultural and linguistic backgrounds
● Strong administrative and computer skills
● Willingness to work with and supervise staff and volunteers
● Fluency in Spanish preferred.
Job Type: Full-time, exempt
Pay: $45,000 to $52,500, depending on experience and qualifications
Paid time off
Monday to Friday, 40 hours/week
Occasional availability for clinic events on nights and weekends
Ability to commute/relocate:
Fayetteville, NC: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)
Work Location: One location in Fayetteville, plus various locations in NC for clinic events
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