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TAHIRIH JUSTICE CENTER

  • 1 person is interested

Description

We are always looking for talented and committed individuals to join our team!

Depending on availability, Language Support Volunteers will work with the Immigration Legal Services or the Social Services teams to assist in interpretation by phone or in person, and/or translation of documents. Due to the nature of this work, volunteers must be fluent or highly proficient in English and another language. Individuals with any language backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Languages that are especially in high demand are Spanish, Tagalog, Mandarin, modern Mayan languages, and many African languages.

Language Support Volunteers may assist Tahirih staff in client meetings, preparation of immigration applications, attending Immigration Court proceedings, at interviews with USCIS, intake assessments, other mental health evaluations, and meetings with caseworkers. Volunteers are unpaid, but volunteers currently in school may be able to receive credit for working at Tahirih.

Requirements

Requirements

Fluency or a high level of proficiency in English and another language is required. Since volunteers are unpaid, work authorization is not required.

Submissions

A written cover letter stating your interest and a resume highlighting language skills will be accepted but is not required.

To apply for this volunteer position, please email our office administrator Erika Alvarez at SFBayArea@tahirih.org

To learn more about Tahirih Justice Center and our volunteer program, please visit www.tahirih.org

The Tahirih Justice Center is committed to equal opportunity and promotes equity and transparency as core values. Tahirih practices inclusiveness in decision making through the use of consultation with employees throughout the organization. Tahirih does not discriminate against any person on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, ability, gender, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, arrest record, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Applicants committed to equity from all backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and identities are encouraged to apply.

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About TAHIRIH JUSTICE CENTER

Location:

881 Sneath Lane, Suite 115, San Bruno, CA 94066, US

Mission Statement

We protect courageous immigrant women and girls who refuse to be victims of violence. By elevating their voices in communities, courts, and Congress, we are creating a world where all women and girls enjoy equality and live in safety and with dignity.

Description

The Tahirih Justice Center is a national non-profit that has served over 25,000 courageous individuals fleeing violence since 1997. Our efficient, effective, and innovative model of service is now delivered from five locations, and we’re committed to serving as many immigrant women and girls as possible.

Immigrants & Refugees
LGBTQ+
Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Paralegal
  • Administrative Support
  • Immigration Law
  • Bilingual
  • Spanish
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Availability during business hours M-F 9-5 PST

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