Immigration Support Services - Employment Support Volunteer

The Spanish Catholic Center offers holistic services to immigrants from around the world. The multicultural staff of the Center speak more than eight different languages and have experience working with individuals from more than 72 different cultural contexts. 

 

The Spanish Catholic Center offers employment referrals and job readiness training programs to assist men and women from Hispanic countries in obtaining a job. The Employment Services Volunteer will provide in-person support to the Employment Specialists in D.C. while helping the clients in submitting their unemployment documentation online. 

 

Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Work with clients to collect required documents to enroll them in a job training program or unemployment benefits
  • Assist with outreach in the community to spread the word about this needed resource
  • Processing client intake calls, inputting data, and supporting other administrative tasks

Qualifications:

  • Bilingual speaker - English and Spanish
  • 18 years or older
  • Basic computer skills (Office 365)
  • Communication skills 
  • Available to volunteer in-person

Desired Skills, Experience & Characteristics:

  • Passionate about helping others
  • Adaptable & Flexible 
  • Patient 

Volunteer Benefits:

  • Make a difference to the community and gain work experience while being part of a diverse and professional team  
  • Develop job readiness and professional skills

Support:  

  • Spanish Catholic Center Volunteers are provided on-site supervision and training by the staff members with whom they work 

Time Commitment:

  • 8-10 hours per week - Between 9 AM and 5 PM
  • Two days a week - Between Monday and Friday 
  • 6-12 month commitment preferred

Location:

  • Spanish Catholic Center is looking for volunteers to serve at their Washington D.C. office (1618 Monroe St., NW Washington, DC 20010)
  • Street Parking is available
  • Walking Distance from Columbia Heights Metro Station