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 Job Title   Posting Date   Organization

Immigration Specialist - Department of Justice Accredited Representative

  1/24/2019   Jewish Family Service of San Diego
 Job Description        

Position Type: Full-time, Non-exempt Pay Rate: $16 Benefits: Benefits for this position include a 401(k) plan, medical, dental and vision coverage, flexible spending accounts, life insurance and generous holiday benefits. Position Overview Jewish Family Service of San Diego (JFS) is one of four refugee resettlement agencies in San Diego County, a Department of Justice Recognized organization, and a core partner of the San Diego Rapid Response Network (Network) - a group of 40+ immigrant rights and social service organizations, attorneys and community leaders who educate, protect and assist immigrant individuals and families – including refugees and asylum seekers – with legal support and social services. JFS coordinates the legal services for the Network. The Immigration Specialist will undergo a training certification program to become a Department of Justice Accredited Representative. Once accredited, the Immigration Specialist be responsible for providing direct representation



• Ability to prioritize, multi-task and organize in a fast paced and fluid environment; • Dedicated to providing high quality legal assistance and capable of handling complex legal issues on behalf of low-income immigrant populations; • Proficient in Microsoft software including Excel, Word, and Outlook; • Detail oriented and self-directed with strong oral and written communication skills in English • Strong relational skills and a demonstrated cross-cultural understanding and success; • Excellent interpersonal skills, including good communication skills, listening skills and attitude; • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work under pressure required; • Ability to work both independently and in a group setting; • Ability to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends; • Valid driver’s license, access to an automobile, insurance, and willingness to drive to off-site locations; • Passion for social justice for immigrants required.


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PLEASE READ - VERY IMPORTANT To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume on the following link; Incomplete submissions will not be considered. Please, no phone calls. Please, principals only. Please, local candidates only (relocation is not provided).


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