Office Assistant

The volunteer will provide office support to the staff, will have compassion for the issues faced by low-income immigrants, and will have a commitment to serving the community with dignity and respect. 

Volunteers needed in IIBA’s Oakland, Redwood City, Fremont, and Napa Offices. 

DUTIES

  • Assisting with mail, physical files, data entry, and group processing at workshops.
  • Assisting with immigration and naturalization case preparation.
  • Responsible for Spanish/English translations, copying, filing, mailing, as assigned.
  • Assisting with ongoing client communications in person, on phone, and by mail.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Excellent word processing ability and accuracy.
  • Speak, read, and write Spanish and English.
  • Good written translation skills.
  • Well organized, extremely accurate, attentive to detail, and reliable.
  • Excellent computer skills, including ability to learn electronic immigration case management system.
  • Experience interacting with clients in a professional and helpful manner.
  • Commitment to serve and compassion for the issues faced by the low-income newcomer community.
  • Knowledge of immigration laws and procedures preferred.
  • Paralegal students encouraged to apply.

BENEFITS

  • Gain direct experience in well-respected immigration law office.
  • Earn class credit, complete community service requirements (if applicable).
  • Build your resume with practical experience. Great potential for recommendations.
  • Give back to your community. Make a difference for families in need!

Time Commitment

  • Must be able to commit to a minimum of two days a week (15 hours) for a minimum of three (3) months.

To Volunteer

Please submit your resume and cover letter detailing your interest and qualifications to volunteer@iibayarea.org.

If applicable, let us know which office you’re interested in volunteering with.

This is an unpaid volunteer position.

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