Legal Services Volunteer

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Catholic Charities East Bay

Position Summary:

Our professional attorneys, staff, law school interns and pro-bono attorneys offer legal counseling for low-income immigrants. Catholic Charities is seeking volunteers to assist with administrative tasks and provide basic information to clients. The services we provide are:

  • Family based Visa petitions
  • Permanent Residency (Green Card) Application & Renewal
  • Citizenship and Naturalization
  • Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival
  • Juveniles in Foster Care
  • VAWA cases (victims of domestic abuse) and U-Visas
  • Consultations regarding immigration options

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Assist with translation of documents from Spanish to English, including birth certificates, marriage certificates, declarations and more.
  • Assist with copying and scanning documents
  • Assist with filing and data entry
  • Provide basic consultation information to "drop in" clients

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About Catholic Charities East Bay

Location:

433 Jefferson Street, Oakland, CA 94607, US

Mission Statement

Catholic Charities East Bay works with youth, children, and families to promote resilience, strengthen families, and pursue safety and justice.

Description

Catholic Charities East Bay provides innovative solutions to help people who struggle with poverty and other complex issues. We work with youth, children, and families to promote self-sufficiency, strengthen families and pursue safety and justice. Help is offered through counseling, case management, financial support when facing a housing crisis, and more. We serve and work in partnership with all and celebrate the diversity of our community, including people of all backgrounds, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, and religious or spiritual affiliation or belief.

Learn more about how we are making a difference in the East Bay.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Justice & Legal

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

433 Jefferson StreetOakland, CA 94607

(37.79944,-122.27917)
 

SKILLS

  • Paralegal
  • Advocacy
  • Administrative Support
  • Immigration Law

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • • Must volunteer at least 8 hours per week for 4 months
  • • Professional technology skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat, Google Drive and database software • Ability to scan, edit and create .PDF files and experience with shared folders • Must complete a LiveScan backgrou

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