Paralegal at Kids in Need of Defense – KIND

Kids in Need of Defense - KIND


Division:Authorized Applications


About KIND:

Youngsters in Want of Protection (KIND) is a worldwide chief within the safety of unaccompanied refugee and migrant youngsters. Launched in 2008, KIND champions a world during which each little one’s rights and well-being are protected all through their journey to security. Since 2008, KIND has accepted over 23,000 referrals of youngsters looking for authorized illustration of their immigration proceedings. KIND has welcomed greater than 41,000 attendees to trainings since its founding, cultivating partnerships with over 670 legislation corporations, company authorized departments, legislation colleges, and bar associations throughout the nation.

KIND’s social companies program ensures that migrant and refugee youngsters who’ve usually endured trauma obtain counseling, academic help, medical care, and different complete companies.

To deal with the foundation causes of kid migration from Central America and strengthen the safety of unaccompanied youngsters, KIND advocates for coverage adjustments and educates lawmakers, the media, and the broader public on the circumstances that drive these youngsters to flee their residence nations. KIND helps youngsters returning to their residence nations by connecting them to important help companies and sponsors gender-based violence prevention applications in Central America to guard youngsters in nations of origin and transit.

KIND can be constructing upon its experience within the safety of unaccompanied youngsters to encourage the event of professional bono initiatives throughout Europe in partnership with European NGOs.

Place Abstract:

KIND seeks a Paralegal who might be liable for supporting KIND’s supply of authorized companies by a spread of case help duties in coordination with our attorneys. Paralegals are liable for conducting consumer intakes, authorized analysis, preparation of immigration kinds, drafting affidavits, sustaining information and information, listening to preparation, social companies referrals, and different associated duties. The Paralegal experiences to the Employees or Senior Legal professional.

Important Capabilities:

  • Present help to attorneys, together with conducting authorized analysis; filling out immigration advantages and different normal kinds; drafting affidavits and fundamental motions; helping with listening to and interview preparation; sustaining case information and information entry within the case administration database; and different duties as wanted.
  • Conduct consumer cellphone screenings, consumption interviews, and know your rights displays and draft consumption memoranda.
  • Present help to professional bono attorneys throughout case placement and help with administrative and planning duties associated to professional bono legal professional coaching and mentoring.
  • Function level of contact for shoppers, proactively making certain that case information and case administration system replicate present contact info and standing updates on case developments and little one’s wellbeing.
  • Conduct common check-ins with the kid for direct illustration instances, notably in instances during which case adjudication is delayed; replace legal professional and Senior Paralegal relating to new developments, as wanted.
  • Help in case audit efforts for professional bono instances, making certain that updates from professional bono attorneys relating to case standing and little one’s wellbeing are well timed and precisely recorded.
  • Conduct an preliminary evaluation of case referrals obtained in opposition to case acceptance standards and program priorities.
  • Guarantee acceptable processing and information entry for referrals and intakes.
  • Liaise with Social Providers Coordinators relating to social companies wants and referrals; help with social companies tasks relying on workplace wants; work collaboratively to realize programmatic targets the place authorized companies/social companies intersect.

{Qualifications} and Necessities:

  • Bachelor’s, or undergraduate diploma with 1 yr of related expertise; or highschool diploma with a minimum of 5 years of related expertise.
  • Should be fluent in English and Spanish.
  • Minimal 1 yr of expertise working with at-risk youth, immigrants, refugees, and/or susceptible populations.
  • Minimal 1 yr of expertise conducting authorized intakes or interviewing youngsters in an expert setting.
  • Wonderful organizational, time administration abilities, and a spotlight to element.
  • Skill to journey (regionally) as assigned.
  • Skill to work inside an workplace atmosphere and have common interplay through phone, videoconference, IM, and electronic mail with KIND’s workforce.
  • Skill to work successfully with folks of numerous backgrounds, lived experiences, and communication types.
  • Dedicated to prioritizing range, fairness, and inclusion in addition to embracing transparency and authenticity in every day work life.
  • Be disciplined and nimble to make sure supply on our core mission of entry to justice and safety of youngsters’s wellbeing and rights.
  • Skill to handle a number of tasks in a deadline-oriented atmosphere with a eager orientation for particulars, and work each independently in addition to a contributing member of a workforce.
  • Dedicated to working towards and supporting wellbeing and a work-home life stability.

Wage Vary: $20.01/hr – $25.01/hr depending on expertise

KIND requires all workers be COVID vaccinated aside from those that have medical or spiritual beliefs exemptions.

Software Directions:

Please be suggested that an employment software will should be submitted alongside along with your resume and canopy letter, in an effort to be thought of for the specified function.

KIND has an organization-wide dedication to range, fairness, and inclusion. We attempt to create a piece atmosphere the place everybody has a way of belonging. People from traditionally underrepresented or underserved communities are strongly inspired to use.

Disclaimer: KIND is dedicated to an moral recruitment and hiring course of and maintains a agency no charges recruitment coverage. We are going to by no means cost a charge or ask for cash as a part of the applying course of. KIND additionally conducts all interviews through phone or video convention, and at no time will KIND interact in a textual content or cell app-based software or interview course of. For extra info, please go to the next web site:


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