Michigan Immigrant Rights Center - Intake Coordinator - Ypsilanti
POSITION: The Michigan Immigrant Rights Center (MIRC), a statewide division of the Michi-gan Statewide Advocacy Services (MSAS) is seeking candidates for a bilingual intake coordinator at its Ypsilanti office.
DESCRIPTION OF PROGRAM: MIRC is a legal resource center for immigrant communities. The three pillars of our work are: direct legal services, systemic advocacy, and community education and engagement. MIRC is part of Michigan Statewide Advocacy Services (MSAS), a non-profit law firm providing free legal services to low income and senior persons through several statewide programs. MSAS is administered by the Michigan Advocacy Program (MAP), which provides access to the justice system for those who need it the most through civil legal aid offices and statewide advocacy programs. MAP’s mission is to advance the safety, independence, and economic stability of those most affected by poverty, racism, and other structurally oppressive systems by increasing access to justice and working for systemic solutions. Visit michiganimmigrant.org and miadvocacy.org for more information.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The intake coordinator will play a key role in assisting MIRC’s efforts to manage a robust and busy intake system. The coordinator’s responsibilities will include conducting phone-based intakes, reviewing intakes taken by other staff and volunteers, performing follow up and other assistance on open and rejected cases, helping with other clerical and administrative tasks, and overall, ensuring that all new cases are reviewed in a timely manner.
QUALIFICATIONS: Excellent communication skills in English and Spanish are required. An Associate’s Degree or commensurate educational and professional experience is required, Bachelor’s degree preferred. Candidate must be detail-oriented with strong organizational skills. Candidate must be proficient with Microsoft Office, G Suite, and have access to a reliable internet connection during the COVID-19 pandemic. Candidates who have experience, especially related to immigration and poverty, will receive priority. No prior legal experience required.
BENEFITS: This is a full-time position with a salary starting at $34,000 based on years of relevant experience and includes excellent health, disability, and fringe benefits.
HOW TO APPLY:
- Complete this application form.
- E-mail a cover letter that confirms your qualifications, your current resume, and a list of three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Intake Coordinator” in the subject line.
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, but priority is given to those received by May 14, 2021.
MSAS is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.