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Volunteer Coordinator

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CATHOLIC CHARITIES COMMUNITY SERVICES ARCHDIOCESE OF NEW YORK

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Catholic Charities Immigration Legal Services in Dutchess County (Poughkeepsie, NY) is seeking a Volunteer Coordinator.
The Volunteer Coordinator would be in charge of seeking volunteers that would like to volunteer in the different positions available (Conversation Partners - ESL Tutors, Civics Tutors, Translation, Legal Assistant, Citizenship Class Assistant and Outreach) in our office in Dutchess County (All volunteer positions are currently remote).
The Volunteer Coordinator would be in charge of interviewing possible volunteer candidates, help volunteer candidates fill out the application and ensure that Conversation Partners and Civics Tutors complete their required training.
The Volunteer Coordinator will also pair the Conversation Partners and/or Civics Tutors to the client who are seeking those services from us.
The Volunteer Coodinator will follow up weekly with the volunteers to see if they have any questions, concerns or needs that they would like to be addressed.
The Volunteer Coordinator will track the hours that volunteers work in our program.
The Volunteer Coordinator will also assist on planning activities that will recognize the hard work that volunteers do for our program.
This position is currently fully remote.

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About CATHOLIC CHARITIES COMMUNITY SERVICES ARCHDIOCESE OF NEW YORK

Location:

218 Church St., Poughkeepsie, NY 12601, US

Mission Statement

Catholic Charities helps immigrants reunite legally with their families, obtain proper work authorization, learn English and civics, and prepare to pass citizenship exams. Catholic Charities also assists immigrants in avoiding exploitation by unscrupulous practitioners by providing correct information and realistic counsel about immigration status. We provide legal consultations, representation and assistance to documented and undocumented immigrants. Our office provides services in Dutchess County. No matter what your nationality, ethnicity or religion, you are welcome.

Description

Services include:

  • Citizenship applications
  • Immigration court representation
  • Legal residence petitions for relatives
  • Work authorization applications
  • Special residence petitions for spouses and children who are victims of violence
  • Information about pending immigration and naturalization cases
  • Legal representation in asylum cases and for long-time residents to avoid deportation
  • Petitions for battered spouses and children
  • Temporary Protected Status applications
  • Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
  • Green card replacement
Impact

  • 5,215 vulnerable immigrants provided with expert counsel and safeguarded from exploitation
  • 52,790 calls for help answered promptly with accurate information in multiple languages
  • 296 breadwinners helped to obtain authorization to work
  • 160 immigrants reunited with their families
  • 820 newcomers taught English and civics
  • 4,047 unaccompanied children given legal orientation
  • 701 refugees and asylees provided with employment and resettlement support
  • 4,160 adults and children provided with legal representation
Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Administrative Support
  • Program Management

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Two to three hours per week.

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