Job Details

Detained Children’s Paralegal Or Legal Assistant

Company name


Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jul 20, 2020

Valid Through

Nov 02, 2020

Posted on

Jul 01, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


Fairfax, VA, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Immigration >> Immigration
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Detained Children’s Paralegal or Legal Assistant
The candidate will help provide Know Your Rights presentations and consultations to children in ORR custody in Virginia under attorney supervision. Assist with making referrals to legal service providers around the country for children released from ORR custody. Assist attorneys in preparing and filing pro se court filings for children in ORR custody. Provide administrative support to attorneys representing children in ORR custody and/or released to the Northern Virginia area. Assist with preparation of grant applications, grant administration, and reports. Other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Bilingual Spanish skills. Strong organizational and time-management skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to work independently and as part of a diverse, multidisciplinary team. Experience working with immigrants a plus. Experience working with children a plus. Experience working with survivors of trauma a plus. Availability to begin work as soon as possible (contingent on funder approval) preferred. Demonstrated commitment to social, racial and economic justice.

Additional info

Please Submit resume and cover letter. Writing samples may be requested. No phone calls, please.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
2701 Prosperity Ave,
Suite 300
Fairfax, VA 22031

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