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ILS Associate and Volunteer Coordinator

Company: Paid Us
Location: Carol Stream
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY:

World Relief is a unique and invigorating place to work. We are looking for talented, ambitious and collaborative people to come alongside our mission, vision and values as we partner with churches to empower the most vulnerable in the world. We hope these resources provide more insight into your hiring journey with us.

Do you want to work towards social justice? Do you want to make an impact in the lives of immigrants? This position is a combination of both high detail orientation along with the need for strong interpersonal communication and coordination skills. This position will input data and manage reporting information for the New Americans Initiative Citizenship grant as well as assist the Citizenship Coordinator in meeting grant objectives. This position will interact with immigrants in the naturalization process as well as provide volunteer coordination and volunteer data tracking. Spanish/English fluency is required for this position.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Citizenship Assistance

  • Assist Citizenship Coordinator with client follow up after citizenship clinics
  • Assistance in review and prepping citizenship applications for case review
  • Mail citizenship applications to USCIS
  • Citizenship client data entry into LawLogix
  • Pull Law Logix monthly reports and clean up data
  • Input monthly Salesforce data entry for citizenship grant requirement
  • Assist with citizenship hotline and document drop-off
  • Assist Citizenship Coordinator with citizenship clinic preparation and set-up
  • Attend Citizenship clinics and assist with either fee waivers or other tasks as assigned
  • Assisting clients with change of address and E-inquiries

    Volunteer Coordination

    • In coordination with the volunteer services team, recruit volunteers for the Immigration Legal Services department
    • Assign volunteer roles for clinics
    • Day of clinic coordination and client and volunteer traffic flow
    • Coordinate and assist with ordering food for each clinic
    • Off-site clinic set up and tear down logistics
    • Enter volunteer hours worked and volunteer information into Dynamics database
    • Participate in Volunteer Coordinator meetings as needed
    • Meet with Volunteer Services Director regularly

      Administrative Assistance

      • Cover front desk reception as needed, answering phones and attending to clients in the office
      • Post case review make copies and prepare mailing for citizenship and DACA cases
      • Scanning & Uploading files to LawLogix database
      • Assist ILS Administrative Assistant with scheduling appointments as needed
      • Document translation as needed

        KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

        • Excellent problem-solving abilities and flexibility to work in a frequently changing environment
        • Spanish/English fluency required
        • Flexibility to keep updated on changes to programs
        • Strengths in leadership and coordination strongly preferred
        • Experience and skills using database management software
        • Experience with Adobe Acrobat; Microsoft Office suite of products (Word, Excel, Teams, etc.)

          REQUIREMENTS:

          • Committed to the mission, vision and values of World Relief
          • Personal Christian faith and a heart for service
          • Bilingual in Spanish/English
          • Lived cross-cultural experience
          • Bachelors degree preferred
          • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, organize, remain self-motivated, and be attentive to details
          • Excellent interpersonal and written/spoken communication skills

            PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

            The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

            • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to have ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations
            • The ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10-15 pounds
            • Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read application information
            • The employee frequently is required to sit, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear

              WORK ENVIRONMENT:

              • General office setting
              • Great lengths of time working on computer, reading from computer screen, entering information, standing at copier or fax machine, and some time on the phone or in skype meetings may be required
              • Year-end archiving activities involve repeated lifting and bending
              • Physical, emotional and intellectual demands
              • Equipment used: Employee computer (desktop or laptop), printer, and copier
              • All of the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. This job description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. Individuals may be required to perform any other job-related instructions as requested by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation. This position description is not all-inclusive and is always under review.

                World Relief offers a competitive benefits package (25 hours + per week):

                World Reliefcontributes to monthly premiums:

                • Medical
                • Dental

                  Additional Benefits:

                  • Offer 16 Paid Holidays!
                  • Vision
                  • OfferPaidSick andVacationLeave
                  • PaidMaternity &PaternityLeave
                  • Parental Leave
                  • FSAs:Medical & Dependent Care,& CommuterFunding
                  • Supplemental Life Insurance (employee, spouse, and children)
                  • Free coffee and tea

                    World Relief pays 100% for eligible employees:

                    • Group Term Life (employee, spouse, and children)
                    • LongTerm&Short-termDisability
                    • Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D)
                    • Long DistantTravel Insurance
                    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

                      World Relief - Retirement:

                      • 401K & Roth
                      • WR matches up to 4%, then an additional quarter percent up to 10%
                      • Eligibility:Full Time is eligible after 3 months of employment. Part time is eligible after 1000 hours in a year

                        WorldRelief Discounts(Immediately Eligible):

                        • Verizon
                        • Pet Insurancethrough Nationwide
                        • Home and Auto insurance through Liberty Mutual

                          We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

                          For World Relief staff, strong commitment to the mission, vision, and values of World Relief is essential, and Christian faith is a prerequisite for employment, based upon United States federal guidelines provided in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

                          Legal Background in the United States

                          World Relief is both an equal opportunity employer and a faith-based religious organization. This means that we conduct hiring without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, marital status, parental status, membership in any labor organization, political ideology, or disability of an otherwise qualified individual. The status of World Relief as an equal opportunity employer does not prevent the organization from hiring staff based on their religious beliefs, so that all staff share the same religious commitment.

                          Pursuant to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 702 (42 U.S.C. 2000e 1(a) World Relief has the right to, and does, hire only candidates who agree with World Reliefs Statement of Faith.by Jobble

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