African Services Committee

Hotline and Administrative Volunteer (Spanish)

Application Deadline: Friday, November 12th, 12 PM ET 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage requests for legal assistance
  • Return client calls
  • Screen potential clients for immigration eligibility
  • Assist staff with translations and legal research
  • Other administrative tasks as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in or recently graduated from a bachelor’s or master’s program in International Relations, Social Sciences, or related Global fields
  • Cultural awareness of and sensitivity to vulnerable immigrant populations
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a multicultural environment
  • Strong organizational and communication skills with high attention to detail
  • Fluent or highly conversational in Spanish
    • Must be able to converse expertly with native speakers about a variety of sensitive and detailed topics.

Learning Objectives:

  • Intern will learn about the African Services Committee as well as various social services available to immigrant populations in New York.
  • The intern will deepen understanding of immigration law, policy, and practice in the United States.
  • Intern will develop problem solving skills, client service skills, and intercultural social work skills.
  • Intern will learn how to manage client affairs within established deadlines, to provide the best service possible.