Associate Citizenship Coordinator, PIRC
The Pennsylvania Immigration Resource Center provides support and services to all communities across PA and is committed to a workplace that reflects the diversity of those we serve. All applicants and employees of different backgrounds and perspectives, regardless of race, religion, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic disposition, neurodiversity, disability, veteran status, or any
other quality that makes them exceptional, are valued and treated as equals.
The Pennsylvania Immigration Resource Center (PIRC), a non-profit agency that serves vulnerable immigrants through free legal services, education, and advocacy. The Associate Citizenship Coordinator will conduct naturalization preparation
services, including eligibility screening, and application preparation under the supervision of the Citizenship Coordinator. The position will also organize and implement naturalization outreach and education to community members, and as
funding permits, extend outreach into marginalized populations. This position is temporary as funding expires 06/30/2021.
- Conducts outreach to immigrant-serving community partners and immigrant groups to engage eligible Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs) to apply for naturalization.
- Provides informational sessions about naturalization to community members to build awareness of the naturalization process and PIRC’s free services.
- Provides naturalization and citizenship assistance to eligible lawful permanent residents through completion of Forms N-400 and N-600.
- Identifies eligibility and potential red flags for naturalization applicants and consult with the Citizenship Coordinator and/or the Managing Attorney for Community Programs to make appropriate referrals.
- Maintains accurate and timely case management for all naturalization clients.
- Refers, when possible, lawful permanent residents to local literacy and ESL agencies.
- Other tasks as assigned.
- Bachelor's degree required; J.D. preferred.
- At least 1+ year of relevant work experience related to citizenship, naturalization, or immigration preferred.
- Prior experience working with ESL, lawful permanent residents, or immigrant populations preferred. Possess experience in working with persons from other cultures.
- Sense of personal initiative and ability to manage multiple tasks independently.
- Excellent organizational and communication skills.
- Strong attention to detail, data management, and evaluation skills.
- Commitment to PIRC’s mission, immigration issues and legal services.
- Ability to travel between York and other communities to provide services. This position travels up to 25% of the time.
- Bilingual English and Spanish strongly preferred.
- Commitment to PIRC’s mission, immigration issues and legal services
- Knowledge of the south-central Pennsylvania philanthropic community a plus
- Initiative, drive, entrepreneurial acumen, planning and evaluation skills
How to Apply:
To apply for this position, please send a cover letter, resume, three references, and a brief writing sample to Jessica Snyder at firstname.lastname@example.org.