Job: Assistant Program Coordinator - Immigration

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Posted: 08/02/2017

Job Status: Full Time

Job Description

Catholic Charities is looking for an Assistant Program Coordinator for Immigration Services in Denver, CO.

SUMMARY

Assists the Director with the daily operation of the program. Develops and maintains outreach for immigration services to faith-based communities in the Archdiocese of Denver. Assists with resource development. Performs secretarial and receptionist duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop, conduct and maintain an immigration services outreach and community education plan including faith-based communities
  • Cultivate partnerships and contacts with other organizations, government agencies, firms and businesses
  • Assist in researching and identifying funding opportunities, writing proposals and grants and grant reporting
  • Promotes and adheres to Catholic Charities’ vision, mission, values and Code of Ethics. Is able to articulate and defend the church’s teachings.
  • Models Catholic Charities’ commitment to treating all persons with respect and dignity
  • Assist in maintenance of case management and data systems
  • Assist in providing document translation services
  • Assist in recruitment and training of volunteers
  • Answers phone, responds to messages, schedule appointments and greets clients
  • Processes incoming and outgoing mail
  • Maintains office equipment, office supplies and program accounting records
  • Provides general administrative assistance to the Director

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Good steward of Agency human, financial and capital resources.
  • Participates effectively as a team member through communication, cooperation, information sharing and problem solving.
  • Participates in staff trainings and programs as required.
  • Maintains confidentiality of client and agency information
  • Regular and predictable attendance.
  • Any other tasks or duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bilingual in Spanish with written and verbal fluency required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs and Excel required
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work independently
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment and work under deadlines.
  • Knowledge of the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics and the appropriate techniques and practices for the client population.
  • Ability to interact effectively as a team member and independently with Agency staff and with a diverse client base.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from accredited four-year college or university required. Two years of administrative support experience preferred.

Important Notes

This is a full-time position, 40 hours per week.

Hours are: Monday through Friday, 830am to 5pm.  Evenings & weekends may be required 2-4 days per month.

Candidate must be bilingual

Candidate must have reliable transportation.  Mileage is reimbursed.  Travel is expected 2-4 days a month.  Travel is between Glenwood Springs & the Eastern Plains.

No immigration experience is necessary.  On the job training is provided.

We conduct background checks as part of our hiring process.

Pre-employment drug screen required.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

We believe every employee has the right to work in an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. Consistent with applicable laws, Catholic Charities makes all decisions involving any aspect of the employment relationship without regard to race, color, sex, age, marital status, national origin, citizenship, the presence of any physical or mental disability of someone otherwise qualified, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status or characteristic protected by local, state, or federal law. Discrimination and/or harassment based on any of those factors are inconsistent with our philosophy of doing business and will not be tolerated. This policy of non-discrimination applies to all aspects application procedures, hiring, advancement, transfers, reductions in force, discharge, compensation, training, or other terms, conditions and privileges of employment.

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