Volunteer / Intern

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Legal intern

Job Description
Applicants should have a strong interest in serving the legal needs of low-income people and victims of crime including victims of domestic violence and sexual assault/rape. Applicant will work with a DOJ Accredited Representative in providing legal services to victims of crimes.
Essential Duties:
-Interview prospective clients by phone or in person, investigate facts, and conduct legal research to assist with determination of the level of service to be provided to the client. 
-Provide advice and counsel to clients, conduct brief services to address client needs, and obtain information.
 -Provide help with immigration paperwork for clients who are victims of crimes and other types of cases. 
-Create and maintain case files in CLIA’s case management system as well as enter notes and timekeeping into the system. 
-Maintain awareness of all sources of community help for victims of crimes. -Develop skills and substantive knowledge through training, CLE, and other educational opportunities. 
-Work with DOJ Accredited representative and Project Coordinator with implementation of the VOCA project. 


Are you looking for a unique and rewarding volunteer experience? Volunteering with CLIA can have a meaningful, positive impact on your community.

We are looking for individuals who have experience facilitating communication between lawyers and clients, translating documents (Spanish to English), interpreting (English/Spanish or English/Arabic), and conducting research. 

Bilingual Administrative Assistant

Do you want to meet and interact with people from over 100 countries? Are you a bilingual (Spanish/English or Arabic/English), customer service-oriented individual who wants to help open doors of equal opportunity for immigrants and refugees in the community of Lincoln, NE? Have you wanted to learn about the legal immigration process? Are you passionate about facilitating clear and timely communication between hundreds of clients and their lawyers or legal representatives? If so, we want you to join our team as a volunteer bilingual administrative assistant. 

CLIA does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and interns, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, interns, and clients.
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