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Immigration Legal Services Paralegal

Catholic Charities New Hampshire

Catholic Charities New Hampshire is one of the largest non-profit social services agencies, serving 1-in-12 New Hampshire residents and helping them overcome major life obstacles, build independence and move their lives forward. Programs include Counseling Services, The New Hampshire Food Bank, The CareGivers, Our Place, Parish & Community Services, Immigration Legal Services and the St. Charles School. For more information, please visit www.cc-nh.org.


Catholic Charities New Hampshire is looking for a Paralegal to join our Immigration Legal Services team.  This position is located in our Nashua District Office.  In this role, you will assist our Immigration Attorneys and accredited reps with the intake process as well as with the preparation of immigration benefit applications.

Our organization strives to provide person-centered services to strengthen New Hampshire families and build independence.  We respond to those in need by offering programs that heal, comfort and empower.

Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree or 3 years prior experience working as a paralegal or in a law practice
  • Knowledge of/ability to grasp basic concepts of immigration law and willingness to expand knowledge in this area.
  • Successful work experience in highly diverse work environment.

Job/Skill Requirements:

  • Fluency in Spanish (speaking, reading and writing)
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Ability to function independently and work in an organized manner
  • Must be a fast learner and be open to constructive feedback on work assignments
  • Ability to work within established deadlines
  • Flexibility and ability to work with overall Immigration Legal Services Team
  • Intermediate Experience with Microsoft Office Products required as well as the ability to learn and effectively use the LawLogix case management system and other database products
Responsibilities:
  • Support the work of the lead attorney(s) or DOJ Accredited Representative on cases
  • General referral and advocacy support for individuals and families
  • Preparation of individual client’s case materials
  • In person and phone intake interviews
  • Information gathering and research
  • Translation of case documents
  • Occasional night and weekend work may be required
How to Apply:

To be considered please send your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to Kevin Spillane (Recruitment and Compensation) at kspillane@nh-cc.org.

Job Location:

Nashua

Date Added: July 9, 2019

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