Post Date: 11/04/2019
Close Date: 11/01/2024
El Programa Hispano Catolico (EPHC) is a culturally specific organization providing an interrelated range of services and programs to advance racial equity and social justice through the power of our Latinx culture, community and self-determination. EPHC's vision is a thriving Latinx Community living to our fullest potential.
Immigration Legal Navigator
Full-time, 40 hrs/week; Non-Exempt
Reports to: Program Manager, El Programa Hispano Catolico
Under this position EPHC will provide legal navigation services to immigrant and refugee families in Multnomah County who have been disproportionately impacted by recent changes in the federal immigration landscape. The Navigator will work collaboratively with Multnomah County staff and partner agencies to provide client intake, referral, guidance, resource information, outreach, education, systems coordination and family support to immigrant and refugee families in Multnomah County, as well as technical guidance to staff working with client populations and others who may benefit from the information.
EPHC's goal for this position is to reach approximately 100 clients with intake, referral and/or resource information and conduct approximately 2 trainings and 4 community workshops to immigrant and refugee community members with a total of approximately 70 attendees.
PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Conduct community outreach, training, and referral efforts for the purpose of reaching the goals for this position. '
Screen approximately 100 clients for eligibility and provide referral and/or resource information.
Coordinate and deliver 6 workshops/trainings to immigrant and refugee community members
Engage clients using Assertive Engagement and trauma-informed and strengths-based approaches.
Attend necessary meetings related to this legal navigator role and meetings as required by the collaborative.
Adherence to EPHC policies and procedures.
Participate in trainings and coordination meetings as requested by Supervisor, sometimes on short notice.
Timely and complete data entry in required data bases.
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
Must be bilingual (Spanish/English) and bi-culturally competent.
Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing in Spanish and English.
Able to establish trust and credibility quickly with community members and organizations.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required.
Experience with legal services preferred.
Experience and knowledge working with a broad range of issues affecting Latinos/Communities of Color in the community especially resources related to immigration status.
Experience with community networking and organizing.
Demonstrated experience in facilitating and delivering trainings and presentations.
Intermediate proficiency in all programs of Microsoft Office; experience with data entry and management.
Demonstrate judgment and discretion in dealing with confidential matters.
Must be able to organize and prioritize work, be proactive, take initiative, follow through, and simultaneously manage multiple priorities to ensure goals are met in a timely manner. High attention to detail required.
Willingness to learn new skills and take on new responsibilities.
Strong analytical and strategic problem-solving skills.
Ability to work well in team setting, as well as independently; be flexible and adapt well to different dynamics in a fast paced work environment.
Ability to work a flexible schedule, which could include some evenings or weekends.
Ability to support organizational and program specific mission and goals.
Ability to lift 40 pounds.
Must have driver's license, ability to obtain automobile insurance at levels required by agency (100/300/100). Frequent driving in the Tri-County area required.
Satisfactory results from civil, criminal and motor vehicle background check required.
COMPENSATION: Starting pay rate is $17.50/hr. Compensation is commensurate with skills and experience. Competitive benefits package, including: 100% employer paid health insurance (employee portion), disability, life insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, retirement plan, free parking and more. Funding for this position is confirmed through June 30, 2019.
TO APPLY: Please submit your cover letter and resume at: https://ElPrograma.applicantpro.com
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For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.
Complete details: https://www.applicantpro.com/j/1241855-163503