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Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition

Outreach Coordinator

Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition

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Job Summary

TIRRC seeks an enthusiastic outreach coordinator to maintain all community outreach activities related to immigration services and policy. The Outreach Coordinator will work with the Legal Team to develop and implement initiatives that increase TIRRC’s visibility within the surrounding community and represent TIRRC in community education workshops and spaces.

Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any individual on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, military or veteran status, marital status,or parental status. Immigrants, refugees, and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Responsibilities

Legal Services Support

  • Assist with outreach efforts to promote immigration legal services and identify potential clients; 
  • Assist in creating training materials for community members and staff; 
  • Help update & maintain Know Your Rights materials;
  • Help update & maintain our resource guide for legal referrals;
  • Assist in maintaining up to date naturalization, TPS, DACA, and other resources;
  • Help create & implement workshop curricula and trainings; 
  • Help create community education plans for breaking news as it relates to immigration policy;
  • Assist with community education around campaigns led by TIRRC;
  • Create outreach materials for events, meetings, and workshops;
  • Data entry, case management, and member follow up, including connecting clients to TIRRC’s other programmatic work.

Organizational Support​​​​​​​

  • Participate in ongoing training and professional development;
  • Ensure all data is maintained in the organizational database.

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to those listed above. As with every position at TIRRC, every person in the organization will assist their colleagues to ensure a cooperative environment and respond to the needs of the moment.

Qualifications

  • Belief in TIRRC’s mission and experience with social justice;
  • Experience working in immigrant communities preferred;
  • Strong communication and presentation skills;
  • Ability to be very organized, work on deadlines, and juggle multiple priorities;
  • Ability to work sensitively with communities who have diverse personalities, lifestyles, cultures, and faiths;
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including some nights and weekends;
  • Fluency in English required and another language preferred;
  • Must have reliable transportation. 

Additional Information

Benefits

Salary Range: $40,000-$42,000
Benefits: Full-time TIRRC employees are eligible to receive medical, dental, and vision insurance with 100% of the medical employee premium covered by TIRRC, participate in a 401K retirement plan, and receive 24/7 access to an Employee Assistance Program. In addition, TIRRC provides paid leave including up to 15 vacation days, 13 paid holidays, and 3 weeks paid sick leave in an employee’s first year and 6 weeks of paid parental leave.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@tnimmigrant.org.

Details

  • Date Posted: June 29, 2022
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Other
  • Service Area: Community Development
  • Salary Range: $40,000-42,000
  • Working Hours: 40 hours/week