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Immigration Paralegal – Champaign, IL

The Paralegal will support TIP legal representatives by communicating with clients, preparing forms and supplemental documentation, filing cases, and responding to post-filing requests from clients and notices from governmental agencies. The Paralegal will provide administrative support to maintain reporting and case management systems as required. In accord with the ethical standards required of the profession, the Code of Professional Responsibility, the Paralegal will also preserve client confidentiality, account for client monies and avoid any conflicts of interest.
-Applicants must be bilingual in English and Spanish, have good communication skills, basic computer skills, and be organized, dependable, and detail-oriented. Fluency or proficiency in French preferred. Experience in the legal field and/or as a paralegal strongly preferred. 

Immigration Paralegal – Normal, IL

The Paralegal will support TIP legal representatives by communicating with clients, preparing forms and supplemental documentation, filing cases, and responding to post-filing requests from clients and notices from governmental agencies. The Paralegal will provide administrative support to maintain reporting and case management systems as required. In accord with the ethical standards required of the profession, the Code of Professional Responsibility, the Paralegal will also preserve client confidentiality, account for client monies and avoid any conflicts of interest.
-Applicants must be bilingual in English and Spanish, have good communication skills, basic computer skills, and be organized, dependable, and detail-oriented. Fluency or proficiency in French preferred. Experience in the legal field and/or as a paralegal strongly preferred. 

Community Navigators Manager – Normal, IL 

The Community Navigator Manager directs The Immigration Project’s Community Navigator Program for communities in downstate Illinois that are impacted by immigration policies. The Navigator Program promotes an asset-based approach to family stability and community welfare by recognizing the role, talent, and expertise of community members impacted by immigration policies. The position may include some administrative duties such as implementing and reporting on strategic planning recommendations regarding Community Navigators programming. 
-The applicant must be bilingual in English and Spanish. Fluency or proficiency in French preferred. Experience with volunteer coordination preferred.

Americorps VISTA

The Immigration Project utilizes the skills and talents of a number of AmeriCorps Volunteers In Service To America, or VISTAs. VISTA positions are a one year, full-time commitment, with a stipend paid by the Corporation for National & Community Service. For more information about the AmeriCorps VISTA program, please visit the CNCS website Please click on the relevant title to see a full job description and to find information about how to apply.

Volunteer and Development Coordinator – Champaign, IL 

Part Time

The Intake Specialist will be responsible for a wide range of activities on behalf of low-income clients, including maintaining a waitlist for callers seeking legal assistance, collecting information from callers and scheduling clients for consultation appointments, assessing client situations to route urgent situations quickly to appropriate staff members, and providing referrals as may be appropriate. The position may include some administrative duties such as implementing and reporting on strategic planning recommendations regarding intakes scheduling. The Intake Specialist reports to the Executive Director in the Normal office
-The applicant must be bilingual in English and Spanish. Fluency or proficiency in French preferred. Experience with volunteer coordination preferred.