Job Opening: Citizenship Services Assistant

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The Central American Refugee Center (CARECEN) is a non-profit serving the immigrant community on Long Island. CARECEN has a three-decade-long history of working on behalf of immigrants through our Hempstead and Brentwood offices. Our new citizenship program helps immigrants apply for United States citizenship.

Job Description: CARECEN seeks an assistant to the coordinator of our citizenship program.

Duties:

  • Assist individuals seeking to apply for naturalization.
  • Assist in planning and executing citizenship events.
  • Make presentations to the immigrant community about citizenship.
  • Organize record keeping for program.
  • Perform duties ordinarily associated with work at a small non-profit.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher. New law graduates are encouraged to apply.
  • Fluent in spoken Spanish and English.
  • Fluent in written English.
  • Experience in immigration law is desirable but not required.
  • Please include in cover letter or resume any experience working with immigrant communities.
  • Please specify levels of language fluency in Spanish and English, as well as fluency in any other languages.

Compensation: $35,000 and medical insurance after waiting period.

To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to Patrick Young at pycarecen@gmail.com

CARECEN is an equality employer. Immigrants, women, persons of color, LGBT and others are encouraged to apply.

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Patrick Young blogs daily for Long Island Wins. He is Director of Legal Services at CARECEN and Special Professor of Immigration Law at Hofstra University. Pat is also a student of immigration history and the author of The Immigrants' Civil War.

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