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Applications closed: Legal Services Manager

July 27, 2021
What's New at CIRC
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We are no longer accepting applications for the Legal services manager position.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage and Advance the Legal Services department at CIRC
    • Establish goals and oversee staff to accomplish goals, including grant
      deliverables
    • Ensure effective integration between legal services and other CIRC programs
    • Build and maintain relationships with partners and funders state-wide.
    • Design and build new Legal Services programs, as needed
    • Ensure that there are legal services workshops in every region of the state.
  • Supervise Staff
    • Ensure that staff have clear, measurable goals as well as support the day-to-day
      execution of these goals.
    • Provide guidance and give clear and actionable feedback that supports
      professional development for all people supervised (including meaningful praise
      and candid discussion of what they could do better).
    • Provide the necessary training for staff to accomplish the set goals, troubleshoot
      challenges as they emerge and serve as a thought partner.
  • Lead the Community Navigator Program
    • Recruit, train and support community navigators in providing legal services in rural areas of Colorado
    • Ensure navigators and organizing staff are coordinating with and supporting eachother within the regional.
  • Oversee and Lead Legal Services Workshops
    • Establish goals for and evaluation of workshops.
    • Oversee DACA Renewals and Citizenship workshops
    • Respond to SB-251 license applications and renewals/ trainings or workshops
    • Other issues as required
  • Participation in Collective and Collaborative Grassroots Fundraising
    • Achieve annual individual/team fundraising goals that all CIRC staff participates in annual events, house parties,and individual giving programs .
  • Demonstrated Commitment to Anti-Oppression
    • All staff are expected to be active participants in CIRC’s internal anti-oppression and inclusivity efforts to make progress toward a vision of an organizational culture that reflects the values/principles that we are fighting for in the world.

Key Competencies

  • Relationship orientated: Demonstrated ability to authentically build relationships, trust,
    and credibility with staff, colleagues, community members, and partners — and across
    lines of race, citizenship status and other differences. Genuine curiosity about others.
    Ability to motivate others to take action.
  • Effective project management skills: Demonstrated ability to successfully execute
    complex projects, including setting goals and developing a realistic work plan. Move
    people to action and hold them accountable without formal authority. Highly organized
    and strong attention to detail.
  • Strong communication skills: Maintain effective coordination and relations with
    members, staff and stakeholders.
  • Teamwork and collaboration: Flexibility, willingness, and ability to work collectively with
    diverse individuals and organizations.
  • A commitment to 100% follow-through and accountability to delivering the highest level
    of support to CIRC’s staff and membership
  • Language Proficiency: Fluent written and spoken English and language of an immigrant community.
    Experience providing assistance through legal programs for immigrants in the U.S. is preferred
    but not required. CIRC will support the Legal Services Manager in receiving necessary
    accreditation with the Bureau of Immigration Affairs.

Salary & Benefits: This is a 40 hr a week position with an annual salary of $51,150 and full
health, vision, and dental benefits and a generous PTO policy.

To Apply: Submit a resume, responses to the three questions below, and contact
information for three references in one Word or PDF document to:
jobs@coloradoimmigrant.org.
Please respond to the following questions in 1-2 paragraphs for each question:
1. Why are you interested in working with CIRC’s legal services?
2. What is not in your resume that will make you a good legal services manager?
3. What does CIRC’s legal services most need to have or offer to best support immigrant
communities amid COVID-19?

Organization Summary
The Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition (CIRC) is a statewide membership-based coalition of
immigrant, labor, interfaith, youth and ally organizations founded in 2002 to build a unified
statewide voice to improve the lives of immigrants and refugees in Colorado and the United
States. CIRC is a 501(c)(3) organization under the Internal Revenue Code and achieves its
mission through non-partisan civic engagement, public education and advocacy to win fair,
humane and workable public policies.