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Legal Staff Paralegal in Oakland, CA

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Company name

International Rescue Committee

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Immigration

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required

Location

USA Oakland, CA

Date Last Verified

Mar 01,2018

Posted on

Feb 28,2018

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Immigration Manager Responsibilities: Develop strategic plan for IRC NorCal immigration services in coordination with Executive Director and national Immigration Director; Develop partnerships to support NAC, Workshops and other services in each community; Develop effective working relationship with other immigration services providers, CBOs, local offices, etc.; Connect with HQ Immigration leadership on overarching strategy goals; Represent Immigration services for media and communications needs in coordination with Development team; and Lead offices in piloting new innovations and reaching established goals and outcomes. Oversee immigration programs in each offices, providing guidance, leadership and direct support in all aspects of service provision; Maintain weekly calls with each office with established schedule, respond to immigration service questions from immigration staff, update immigration staff on important changes regarding immigration services or policies; Oversee coordination of naturalization workshops offered by offices; Ensure the maintenance of accurate, complete and confidential case files onall immigration services; Attend partnership meetings and oversee staff in attending local NAC, Consortium and other partnership meetings; Maintain ongoing communication with Executive Director on status of immigration services; Other tasks as needed or assigned by Executive Director; Cooperate with IRC NorCal Leadership Team members to ensure efficient collaboration in delivery of quality services; Hold regional Immigration team meetings to review procedures, policies, goals and outcomes; and Responsible for oversight of all recruiting, hiring, training and accreditation processing of immigration staff and interns/volunteers, in coordination with direct supervisors, volunteer coordinators and office site leads. Establish budget for Immigration services in coordination with Executive Director; Oversee revenue and expenses for all funding sources; and Track fees based generation and oversee how offices collect and track all incoming fees. Collect information and maintain records of provided immigration services, by each office and as a region; Collect, prepare and submit reports on immigration services to Executive Director, HQ Immigration Department and funders, as needed; Ensure that IRC is in compliance with all state, federal and other contract guidelines and to meet goals for each contract/grant; Ensure IRC participation in all collaborative meetings and activities (presentations, workshops, etc.); Prospect for new revenue; and Responsible with IRC grants team for the creation of all funding proposals and the generation of all funding required reports.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: Undergraduate degree required with 4+ years’ relevant work experience in immigration programs, with corresponding specialized trainings. 3 years of supervisory and program management experience. Legal training required – strongly prefer DOJ accredited. Other paralegal or legal credential may be considered in lieu of DOJ accreditation. Excellent verbal and written skills in English and demonstrated success working and communicating effectively with multi-cultural clients, partner agencies, government officials, grantors and colleagues on all levels. Outstanding organizational, leadership and team-building skills; ability to promote productivity and efficiency in a fast-paced team environment. Proven ability to contribute both independently and as a team member and to take initiative. Well-organized with the proven ability to prioritize duties and manage time effectively. Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook), internet research and ability to learn mew computer applications.

Additional info

Requisition ID: req1147

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
International Rescue Committee
405 14th St. Suite 1415
Oakland, CA 94612