Sacramento Internship Opportunities
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Volunteer & Engagement Opportunities
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Immigration Intern or Volunteer in Sacramento
Volunteers work with Immigration Program Caseworkers to directly assist clients with the processing and filing of applications for citizenship, lawful permanent residence, family reunification, and other immigration petitions necessary to receive legal residency in the United States and reunite family members. This position reports to the Immigration Coordinator and requires a minimum 8 hr/week commitment. Preference will be given to those who can commit a minimum of 15 hrs/week or more.
Review our current available volunteer positions and choose 3 that best fit your interests, skills, and schedule.
Complete a volunteer application by following this link. You will be contacted by the Volunteer Coordinator as needs arise for your chosen position.
After your application is reviewed, you may be selected for an interview.
Once the interview is confirmed and conducted, successful interviewees will complete the necessary background checks*. To protect our clients, we require background checks for all our volunteers, and we ask volunteers to make a $40 donation to cover associated costs. Currently, 92% of our funding goes directly to our clients, and your help to cover this cost allows us to continue providing the best service possible. This step can add 1-2 weeks to the process, but is typically very fast.
Once cleared, you will attend a general orientation before training and scheduling the first day.
Additional things to note
*You must be 18 years or older to volunteer and complete a background check.
All ongoing positions require a minimum volunteer commitment of 3-6 hours per week for at least 4 months. If this is not feasible for you, please indicate your limited availability and we can invite you to join our occasional volunteers list for one-time evening & weekend opportunities.
Please email [email protected] with questions.