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Project Manager, Vecina

Company: Immigratin Advocatres Network
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Vecina is hiring a Project Manager to join our team assisting with the mentoring, training, and support of pro bono attorneys and other volunteers assisting Afghan newcomers. The Project Manager will work closely with VECINA staff, and also with staff at partner organizations to design and implement scalable models that engage volunteers and provide much needed legal assistance to Afghan asylum seekers.Responsibilities:

  • Manage the placement of cases and projects with pro bono attorneys and teams
  • Assist with the coordination and implementation of technical assistance for attorneys providing pro bono representation in a variety of types of legal matters for Afghan clients
  • Check in with pro bono teams for case updates
  • Ensure that case tasks are being completed in accordance with deadlines
  • Communicate with and field non-legal questions from volunteers
  • Liaise with partner organizations regarding projects, clinics, and other logistical needs
  • Assist the team with the development and publication of training materials and resources
  • Maintain up-to-date and precise data for the project
  • Create project reports for the Project Director and VECINA team
  • Provide other support to the team as neededQualifications:
    • Commitment to immigrant and social justice.
    • Strong attention to detail.
    • Good communication skills, including ability to both give and take direction.
    • Minimum of a high school diploma/GED or foreign equivalent.
    • Ability to work well independently and be a self-starter in a deadline driven environment.
    • Strong computer skills, including with data entry in Microsoft Excel, Google Sheets, or other spreadsheet program.
    • Ability to read, write, and speak in English is required.
    • Dari/Farsi or Pashto fluency is strongly preferred.
    • Experience working with immigrant communities preferred.How to Apply:Please email resume and cover letter to with the subject line "Project Manager Position Application."

Keywords: Immigratin Advocatres Network, Santa Clara , Project Manager, Vecina, Executive , Santa Clara, California

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