Catholic Charities Immigration Legal Services Program provides direct legal services to the immigrant community in a wide range of immigration matters, and conducts community outreach and education.

The VISTA will (1) help support a hybrid work model by creating/organizing a virtual library of legal resources/templates for staff, and assist the pro bono team in fully utilizing our current database to track and monitor pro bono case updates; (2) expand our capacity to serve by setting up a more supportive onboarding process for interns/volunteers, including an onboarding manual and SharePoint site of resources; (3) Acknowledge the contributions of the volunteers/pro bono attorneys by setting up an inaugural appreciation event, and periodic ways to acknowledge the volunteers throughout the year; (4) Make connections with community partners to assess the needs for outreach and education, and help organize presentations/community events; (5) Support the financial sustainability of the program by assisting with the fundraising process, and creating a “how to” doc for future fundraising efforts; (6) Help build a sustainable team by organizing periodic team building activities.

This VISTA position is a part of Catholic Charities USA’s Family Strengthening Program, a national intermediary project. As a member, you will meet virtually with VISTA leaders and other VISTAs serving throughout the country, all focused on alleviating poverty.

Job Title
Immigration Legal Services VISTA
Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Washington
Washington, DC
Posted On
May 9, 2024