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We seek to hire individuals with a demonstrated commitment to immigrant rights and a passion for serving immigrants and refugees in need of legal services. If you feel that your qualifications fit the description for a position listed below, we invite you to send us a résumé and cover letter for review.

Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP) seeks a full-time Spanish-speaking Social Services Advocate to join an interdisciplinary legal team. As a Social Services Advocate, you will work closely with NWIRP’s legal staff across the organization, primarily in the coordination of social services available to NWIRP clients. This position has a focus on serving unaccompanied children and youth in removal (deportation) proceedings. The applicant must be fluent in English and Spanish, and must be able to start the position as soon as possible. Additional languages spoken are a plus.

The position is supervised out of the NWIRP headquarters in Seattle, Washington, however the Social Services Associate will serve all four NWIRP offices (Granger, Tacoma, Wenatchee, and Seattle). We anticipate you will work from NWIRP’s Seattle office, but we welcome candidates with an interest in working from any of the four NWIRP offices. Regardless of the position’s location, you will occasionally travel within the State to each office. This position is ever-evolving, based on the needs of the communities NWIRP serves, and will require someone who excels at initiating and leading delivery of services, works well independently as well as in a team, is highly adaptable, and able to build rapport with a diverse community of clients, partner organizations and internal staff.


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Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP) seeks full time bilingual legal advocates to provide community outreach, education, and assist in providing direct representation to immigrant community members in Washington State. The applicants must be fluent in English and another language, and must be able to start the position as soon as possible.


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Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP) seeks full time bilingual attorneys to provide direct representation and community outreach and education to immigrant community members in Eastern Washington State. The applicants must be fluent in English and another language (see language preferences specific to each position below), and must be able to start their position as soon as possible.


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Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP) seeks full time bilingual attorneys to provide direct representation and community outreach and education to immigrant community members in Washington State. The applicants must be fluent in English and another language (see language preferences specific to each position below), and must be able to start their position as soon as possible.


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Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP) seeks a mission-driven, detail-focused and people-centered individual to join the organization as a full time bilingual office manager in NWIRP’s Tacoma office. The applicant must be fluent in English and another language, and must be able to start the position as early as possible.

The Office Manager works closely with the Directing Attorneys at the Tacoma Office, Information Technology Manager, office managers in other NWIRP offices, and the entire Operations Unit, ensuring all office systems function effectively and efficiently. In so doing, the Office Manager provides administrative support and backup information technology support to staff and volunteers in NWIRP’s Tacoma office. The successful candidate will be a highly skilled interpersonal communicator with a deep appreciation for, and sensitivity to, people from diverse backgrounds. In addition to day-to-day troubleshooting and administrative support, the Office Manager assesses future needs and sets long-term improvement goals, provides on-site IT support, monitors/orders office supplies and coordinates the scheduling/logistics for meetings and periodic events.


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Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP) seeks a mission-driven, detail-focused and tech-savvy individual to join the organization as a full time Information Technology Manager (ITM).

In this role, you will work closely with the operations director, office managers, professional development and resources attorney, outside vendors, and the entire NWIRP team to ensure NWIRP’s information technology infrastructure and systems function effectively and efficiently. In doing so, you provide remote and in-person support to all NWIRP staff and volunteers across all legal units in the Granger, Seattle, Tacoma, and Wenatchee, WA offices. To accommodate travel to all of NWIRP’s offices, you need to maintain an active driver license. Ideally, you are a highly skilled interpersonal communicator, and are highly collaborative, with a deep appreciation for, and sensitivity to, people from a variety of backgrounds.

In addition to day-to-day information technology troubleshooting and maintenance, you will track utilization, assess future needs and set long-term improvement goals. You must be able to handle a fast-paced, dynamic work environment.


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NWIRP seeks a passionate and talented Human Resources (HR) Director who is eager to administer and lead the varied aspects of NWIRP's human resources needs and expand its capacity. In this role, you will work closely with the unionized staff and management team to support NWIRP’s culture of justice, equity, diversity, and representation during one of the most dynamic times in our history. We bring our core values of fairness, self-determination, and inclusion into all aspects of our work, and seek you, an individual who can manage and expand current HR programs grounded in NWIRP’s values and principles.

As our ideal candidate, you have a combination of strong personal, interpersonal, and organizational competencies. You are collaborative, self-aware, values-based, and an avid learner. You are an engaged, active listener, and have well-honed relational skills that enable you to develop and maintain trust with your colleagues.


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Northwest Immigrant Rights Project seeks applicaons for summer internship posions to join the Tacoma office. Interns will be asked to commit to 20-25 hours per week for these virtual internships for a period of 10-12 weeks. We are looking for interns for the following internship period: June to August 2022. Addional languages spoken are a plus but not required. The internships are unpaid, but NWIRP will work with applicants to secure outside funding or academic credit when possible and if applicable. Interns will have direct exposure to a fast-paced work environment centered on immigraon law and advocacy


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Northwest Immigrant Rights Project seeks applications for fall internship positions to join the Tacoma office. Interns will be asked to commit to 10 hours per week for these virtual internships for a period of 3 months. We are looking for interns for the following internship period: September to December 2022. Additional languages spoken are a plus but not required. The internships are unpaid, but NWIRP will work with applicants to secure outside funding or academic credit when possible and if applicable. Interns will have direct exposure to a fast-paced work environment centered on immigration law and advocacy.


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Engage in a meaningful year of service and community with JVC Northwest! For one year, Jesuit Volunteer (JV)/AmeriCorps members serve local organizations across the Pacific Northwest, helping them address a pressing community need that they’ve identified. By living together in intentional community, JV/AmeriCorps members lean on each other for personal growth in the four core values of community, simple living, social and ecological justice, and spirituality/reflection.

Northwest Immigrant Rights Project is looking to fill the role of the Tacoma and South Unit (TSU) Intake and Legal Coordinator for the 2022-23 service year that begins in August 2022. This position will fill the critical, unique role of coordinating intakes for the Tacoma and South Unit. This position typically supports the coordination of 20 intakes per month. NWIRP relies on critical support at all stages of legal assistance, from greeting clients and screening cases to scheduling intakes and coordinating the collection of documents; from conducting intakes to providing advice/counsel or taking on a case for direct representation. The Tacoma and South Unit Intake and Legal Coordinator plays an essential role in the earlier stages of the process, ultimately enabling us to ensure that we provide quality service to as many people as possible in this time of significant need in our community.


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