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Bilingual (Spanish-English) Volunteer to Provide Legal Support to Immigrant Clients

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Center for Safety and Change

  • 7 people are interested

We are looking for volunteers to provide Spanish interpretation during meetings with clients, document translation along with paralegal support on immigration cases. Our cases involve domestic violence, sexual trauma and human trafficking so it is essential for volunteers to be empathetic and comfortable when clients express strong emotions. The staff is a warm and welcoming. Volunteers may be asked to consent to a background check, and will be asked to sign a confidentiality agreement.

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About Center for Safety and Change

Location:

9 Johnsons Lane, New City, NY 10954, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Center for Safety & Change is to develop strategies to end gender-based violence and provide shelter and supportive services that empower survivors of domestic violence, sexual abuse and other crimes.

Description

The Center for Safety and Change is Rockland County's domestic violence, rape crisis and human traffficking agency. The agency offers shelter, counseling, support groups, court advocacy, rape crisis and legal services to survivors. The Center also does prevention and education work in schools and at college campuses.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Immigrants & Refugees
Justice & Legal

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Advocacy
  • Immigration Law
  • Spanish

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Ideally our volunteer would come in two to three times per week, but there is flexibility.

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