The Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network (RMIAN) (www.rmian.org) is a nonprofit organization that provides free immigration legal services to individuals in immigration detention and to non-detained children and families. RMIAN has an immediate opening for a Pro Bono Coordinator to work with its Children’s Program to ensure justice for children and families in immigration proceedings. The Pro Bono Coordinator will expand RMIAN’s ability to recruit, train, and mentor volunteer attorneys to provide representation for children and families in immigration proceedings. The Pro Bono Coordinator will recruit volunteer attorneys from law firms, place cases with volunteer attorneys, mentor volunteer attorneys, develop pro bono recruitment and training materials, coordinate training and recognition events, and develop systems for tracking and mentoring cases. This position also will provide a limited amount of direct representation to children and families in their immigration cases.
Admission to state bar, preferably Colorado
Experience in immigration law
Spanish proficiency/fluency required
Passion for RMIAN’s mission and demonstrated commitment to public interest law
Strong sense of personal initiative
Excellent oral (including public speaking) and written communication skills
Excellent legal research and writing skills
Ability to comfortably and appropriately maintain and build relationships with governmental agencies, nonprofit providers, volunteers, and other stakeholders
Demonstrated cultural competency
The Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network (RMIAN) provides free immigration legal services to immigrant children and to adults in immigration detention.