Career Services Internship Opportunities

Bilingual Administrative Intern

Description: A Center of Alternatives is a youth development agency serving young people ages 12-21. We provide services ranging from healthcare, reproductive education and mental health counseling to arts and education programming. We also have a Legal Services Center that provides immigration assistance to undocumented youth. • Entering data to keep track of the youth we meet at court and in the office • Screening children for humanitarian relief, both in our office and at Immigration Court • Following up with young people after screenings, both about their legal cases and other services we provide • Assisting attorneys in filling out and drafting immigration forms • Maintaining contact information for our referral groups

Salary Unpaid
Type of Opportunity Internship
Location New York, NY
Degree Wanted None Required
Field of Study Pre-Law, Social Science, Political Science,
Special Skills & Requirements • Working a minimum of 10 hours per week from early September 2016 – early December 2016 The qualifications we are looking for are the following: • Oral fluency in English and Spanish as well as written fluency in English • Commitment to advancing the rights of immigrants and providing them with necessary services • Passion for youth development in general, as we love to promote the variety of arts and education programming we offer at The Door • High degree of professionalism, with an emphasis on punctuality and attention to detail • Proficiency in using Microsoft Excel and Word This is a great opportunity for those interested in legal or social work, especially within immigrant communities.
Company Name The Door
Contact: Amy Joseph
Address: The Door is located at 555 Broome Street on the corner of Broome and Avenue of the Americas (6th Avenue).
Email: amyjoseph@door.org
Phone:
Website: http://www.door.org/
About the Company: The Door’s mission is to empower young people to reach their potential by providing comprehensive youth development services in a diverse and caring environment. Since 1972, The Door has helped a diverse and rapidly growing population of disconnected youth in New York City gain the tools they need to become successful, in school, work and in life. While we pride ourselves on offering all of our services under one roof, The Door is also focused on impacting the lives of young people throughout the city - and the world - and, as such, has served as a model for other, similar organizations locally, nationally and internationally. As the needs of New York City youth continue to shift and change, we work hard to shift our services in response.
How To Apply: Pease send your resume to our paralegal, Amy Joseph, at amyjoseph@door.org

 

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