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AmeriCorps, Immigration Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator, and Intake Specialist

United States

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United States
  • Country: USA
  • Vacancies No: N/A
  • Salary: N/A 
  • No of Jobs: N/A
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience: N/A
  • Gender: Both


  • Actively manage 15-20 Immigration Department volunteers to become citizenship tutors and classroom aides, translators/interpreters, or administrative volunteers; 
  • Work closely with the Immigration and Citizenship Education teams to determine volunteer needs; 
  • Conduct screening interviews with volunteers interested in the Immigration Department; 
  • Hold monthly volunteer training and orientations for Immigration Department volunteers;
  • Actively supervise all Immigration Department administrative volunteers; 
  • Implement recognition activities for Immigration Department volunteers; 
  • Maintain active correspondence with the volunteer base to ensure the volunteer experience is going well (in the case it is not, make appropriate adjustments and changes); 
  • Collect and submit monthly volunteer statistics; 
  • Support the implementation of outreach initiatives for the Immigration Department; 
  • Work in the community to build strategic relationships, conduct a variety of outreach activities, and recruit program participants; 
  • Design and implement outreach activities using a variety of media and strategies to increase awareness in local refugee, asylee, and immigrant communities about the availability of no-cost and low-cost immigration services; 
  • Support Immigration legal services; Participate in training seminars, online courses, and shadowing of DOJ accredited representatives; 
  • Assist with 10-15 citizenship or DACA renewal applications under the supervision of DOJ-accredited staff; 
  • Conduct screenings and intakes for scheduling purposes.


  • Have lived experience or an interest in working with a diverse group of people.
  • Identify as any generation but are at least 17 years old.
  • Possess unexpired proof of status as a US citizen or permanent resident.
  • Consent to complete a criminal history check, which is required for all candidates. Don’t let this stop you! A criminal record does not mean a person cannot serve, and if this is a concern, reach out to Beth Romeo at americorpslisc@gmail.com.

LISC AmeriCorps is available to everyone eligible to serve. We treat all persons without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. 



  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field of study preferred.
  • Desire and ability to work with a diverse group of people, particularly those living in low-income distressed neighborhoods.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

Work Experience:

  • Interest and/or experience working with immigrant and refugee communities.
  • Knowledge of the San Diego community or willingness to learn.
  • Demonstrated Skills & Competencies:
  • Strong relationship building, diplomacy, and networking skills; ability to effectively build internal and external relationships.
  • Demonstrated success working and communicating effectively in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Self-starter with excellent problem-solving skills combined with the proven ability to prioritize and manage time effectively.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in work product.
  • Fluent in Arabic, Farsi/Pashto, Ukrainian, Russian, Burmese, or Karen
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook); ability to use the internet and other digital tools for data entry, research, and problem-solving purposes.


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