Brief Job Description (essential functions of the job):
This is a temporary position for 1 year to begin September/October.
The Mayor’s Office for Immigrant Advancement (MOIA) works to strengthen the ability of immigrants and Boston’s diverse cultural and linguistic communities to fully participate in the economic, civic, social, and cultural life of Boston. The project coordinator will be responsible for overseeing MOIA’s efforts to help build up capacity to respond to the growing need for legal assistance from the City of Boston’s immigrant residents, with a particular focus on Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and other new immigration pathways that may arise.
Under the direction of the Constituent Services Coordinator, the areas of focus will be to:
(1) Build and coordinate a coalition of nonprofit legal aid organizations and community-based organizations to engage immigrant communities around TPS (and other new immigration pathways, if applicable) and assist eligible individuals with submitting applications;
(2) Provide event planning and logistical support for application workshops for eligible populations; and
(3) Connect law schools, bar associations, and volunteer organizations with immigrant-serving organizations to add legal staffing capacity at educational and application events
Hours per week: 35