Job Details

Know Your Rights Attorney

Company name

Catholic Charitable Bureau of the Archdiocese of Boston

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Date Last Verified

Aug 08,2019

Valid Through

Nov 21,2019

Posted on

Jun 24,2019

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


Boston, MA, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Immigration >> Immigration
  Employer Sponsored Job (Free to apply to)
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Know Your Rights Attorney
The candidate responsibilities will include: Ensure that the activities of this position and relevant programs are consistent with the mission, vision, and values of the Catholic Charitable Bureau Archdiocese of Boston and Refugee and Immigration Services. Conduct Know-Your-Rights (KYR) group presentations to people throughout the geographic region of the Archdiocese of Boston. Conduct a minimum of 15 KYR presentations per month or more as demand requires. Use KYR script and presentation materials adapted from Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC). As appropriate amend print resources to reflect audience or program needs. Ensure constant supply of necessary print materials including the KYR pocket cards in various languages. Identify community language needs for translation of materials and interpreters at presentations. Utilize the services of CCAB Community Interpreter Services. Stay abreast of changes to immigration law and policy with particular attention to executive orders and directives related to immigrants and refugees. Outreach to various stakeholders, including, parishes, places of worship, community organizations, public and private schools, health centers, etc., to offer the KYR presentation. Conduct individual consultations and provide referrals as needed. Represent clients before USCIS and Immigration Court. Adhere to internal immigration representation and case management guidelines. Mentor and supervise law student students/interns or pro bono attorneys as requested. Collaborate with other legal or non-legal service providers in the community to expand reach of KYR presentations. Represent Catholic Charities in community efforts to meet immigration legal needs of individuals and increase services to immigrants. Work with CCAB creative team to post relevant KYR material on agency website and social media feeds. Track all outreach activities, presentations, number of attendees, in agency-wide database system. Prepare quarterly qualitative and quantitative reports for supervisor and director. Work collaboratively with other staff members. Perform work in an office and court room environment with the ability to sit and stand for lengthy periods of time. Attend internal and external meetings and trainings as required. Local travel is required for day, evening, and weekend work. Other responsibilities as assigned. Must be authorized to practice law. Should be admitted in any state. Department of Justice (DOJ) Accredited Representative will be considered. Should have 1+ year of prior work experience in immigration law, 2-3 years’ experience preferred. Bilingual in English/Spanish or English/Portuguese strongly preferred. Must have strong public speaking and presentation skills.

Additional info

Reference job # 8059. Send resume and a cover letter. No phone calls.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Catholic Charitable Bureau of the Archdiocese of Boston
75 Kneeland Street
Suite 800
Boston, MA 02111

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