RMIAN has an immediate opening for a full-time Legal Assistant who will work to support RMIAN's Detention Program and Children's Program.
Creating daily attendance lists for know-your-rights presentations at the immigration detention center in Aurora, Colorado
Conducting data entry and compiling monthly reports for RMIAN’s Detention Program
Monitoring detained individuals representing themselves and adding them to pro se workshops and special individual sessions as necessary; supporting pro bono referrals
Responding to phone calls to RMIAN's hotline
Conducting intakes with child crime victims and their family members
Providing support to RMIAN's attorneys working on legal cases for immigrant youth who have been victims of sexual assault, abuse and neglect, human trafficking, or other crimes (including assisting with applications and helping clients collect documentation)
Assisting with community outreach and presentations
Serving as a receptionist; performing administrative tasks such as filing, scanning, data entry; answering phones; assisting walk-ins; and assisting with scheduling appointments
Bachelor's degree or Associate's degree from ABA approved paralegal program preferred
English & Spanish fluency, both written and oral
Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, and attention to detail
Experience and comfort working in multicultural environments
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
Passion for RMIAN's mission and commitment to social justice and human rights issues
Experience or background in immigration law strongly preferred
Candidate must pass a background check and clearance, and have a driver's license and access to a reliable vehicle.
Salary DOE; includes a generous benefits package
To apply, please email a detailed cover letter, resume, and list of references to email@example.com
RMIAN is an equal opportunity employer and recognizes the importance of diversity in the workplace. We encourage applications from people of color, immigrants, women, members of the LGBTQ community, and other underrepresented and marginalized groups. RMIAN does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status or veteran status. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment free from discrimination. Visit us on the Web at www.rmian.org.