Are you looking to expand your resume during this pandemic? Do you want to be a part of something bigger than yourself?

The Church Council of Greater Seattle is hiring a State Court Accompaniment Fellow. We are looking for passionate people seeking to uplift our communities while learning and building experience in the nonprofit sector. If this sounds like you, we encourage you to apply now for this position!

DEADLINE TO APPLY: May 13, 2021

Schedule: 8 hrs/week

Duration: 6 weeks

Location: Fully remote

Stipend: $1,000 total for 6 week fellowship

Apply here today! 

Full job description here

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Eligibility

  • Must be a young adult (18-35)
  • Support the Accompaniment program for at least six weeks
  • Agree to sign and return all necessary paperwork before receiving the funding

 

In this summer fellowship you will develop and achieve experience in:

  • Volunteer management and scheduling
  • Learn the key points of the Keep WA Working Law and Attorney General’s Guidelines, and WA’s history of the deportation machine, tactics and strategies of immigration enforcement officials
  • Adaptation and creation of curriculum
  • Build community relationships to help immigrant communities of Washington.
  • Relationship building with State Court organizations statewide and adjust to fit our program in King County
  • Identify and collect stories from community members to support bringing awareness of injustices occurring in King County
  • Integrate Rapid Response Materials with State Court Trainings
  • Develop knowledge of CCGS technology
  • Communications, curriculum adaptation and content creation
  • Nurture on-going relationships between Community Members and Accompaniment Volunteers
  • Assist in developing and implementing an integrated, strategic criminal justice plan

 

To apply please:

  • Fill out the 2021 CCGS State Court Fellowship Application through the following link: https://forms.gle/yTkuZntDwfam13Ca6
    • Answer the 4 questions on the google link
    • Attach a resume to the application.
    • Include 1-2 references.
  • Submit the application before the May 14th deadline.

 

El acompañamiento es la práctica de caminar juntos (o virtualmente), a través de la vida diaria, y en momentos difíciles y de incertidumbre. Acompañando a nuestra gente en la lucha por la dignidad, respeto, y seguridad mientras navegan por sistemas profundamente rotos e inhumanos. Hacemos nuestro mejor esfuerzo para que la comunidad esté segura que aquí hay una comunidad aquí para ellos, que no están solas!

 

Justice and liberation for immigrants requires collective power.  Directly impacted immigrants in our community called on the Church Council to launch a program of Immigrant and Refugee Accompaniment in 2017. This program was launched for immigration-related appointments due to ICE showing up at courthouses and violently detaining people, and receiving requests from families of youth & young adults applying for DACA, hesitant to go to the USCIS Office on their own. In 2020 due to the rise of immigration-related arrests once again, especially the recent immigration-related arrests in Skagit County Jails & other Local County Detention Centers which violated the Keep Washington Working Act and Courts Open to All Act, we launched a State Courthouse Accompaniment Program.

 

 

Candidates who have personal experience navigating the U.S. immigration system, are people of color, are part of the LGBTQIA community, and/or have a connection to a faith tradition/congregation/spiritual community are strongly encouraged to apply.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, The Church Council of Greater Seattle considers applicants for all positions regardless of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

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