EMPLOYMENT

 

Thank you for your interest in working with Las Americas Immigrant Advocacy Center to represent migrants at the second largest port-of-entry in the United States.

Las Americas Immigrant Advocacy Center is an equal opportunity employer, which welcomes qualified applicants of all races, ethnicities, physical abilities, gender identities, and sexual orientations.

We hope you will review the current job openings and encourage you to check this page regularly, as new positions are posted here first.

NOTE: All applications must be emailed to jobsinfo@las-americas.org as a single PDF document with the position of interest as the subject line. Applications are not accepted in person. Qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview.

 
 

STAFF ATTORNEY

Position

The Detained Deportation Defense Program is seeking an attorney to join our fast-paced team of advocates working with migrants detained in the El Paso Processing Center, Otero County Processing Center, and West Texas Detention Facility (Sierra Blanca).

The Staff Attorney will lead our Detained Team working to both prepare and represent migrants seeking asylum in the United States. The Staff Attorney will supervise a legal assistant, paralegal, and interns, and work in close collaboration with other attorneys, accredited representatives, and the Las Americas Immigrant Advocacy Center Board of Directors under the direction of the Executive Director.

To Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to jobsinfo@las-americas.org. Any questions may also be directed to jobsinfo@las-americas.org. While applications will be accepted until the position is filled, we anticipate we will begin conducting interviews in early/mid July 2019. 


Master Social Worker (MSW)

Position

Las Americas Immigrant Advocacy Center is seeking a Social Worker to join our fast-paced team of advocates working with both detained and non-detained clients.

The Social Worker will be responsible for assessing clients and their families, and coordinating and planning programs and activities to meet their social and emotional needs. The Social Worker will be key to conducting psychosocial evaluations for our clients, and ensuring they are connected with the resources they need.

To Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to jobsinfo@las-americas.org. Any questions may also be directed to jobsinfo@las-americas.org. While applications will be accepted until the position is filled, we anticipate we will begin conducting interviews in early/mid July 2019. 


Volunteer coordinator

The Volunteer Coordinator will recruit volunteers, interns, and pro bono attorneys while designing compelling volunteer opportunities to support the Las Americas Crime Victims Program (CVP), Detained Deportation Defense Program (Detained Team), and pro bono efforts to combat the Remain in Mexico (RIM) policy.

Additionally, the Volunteer Coordinator will serve as the primary contact person to maximize external interest in Las Americas Immigrant Advocacy Center. 

The application process has closed.