Applications are currently being accepted to fill a full-time position at Northwest Immigrant Right Project (NWIRP) as well as five other social service internships for September 2011-August 2012. The applications are due on March 1, but letters of recommendation will be accepted until March 8.
Northwest Immigrant Rights Project promotes justice for low-income immigrants by pursuing and defending their legal status. It focuses on providing direct legal services, supported by their education and public policy work.
See http://nwirp.org/ for more information.
As a Legal Advocate, you would be interviewing Spanish-speaking clients to screen for potential immigration relief eligibility, and then to refer them to resources within and outside of NWIRP.
The position at NWIRP is hosted by the Quaker Experiential Service and Training (QuEST) internship program. The University Friends Meeting (Quakers) owns a house in Seattle’s University District, where they provide housing for 6 interns (who are both Quakers and non-Quakers) working at various social service organizations, including NWIRP. Applying to intern for NWIRP is thus a two-step process – beginning with the QuEST application:
For more information, please contact Leigh Barrick, IPE 2009 (Email: email@example.com)