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Employment


Employment
Updated June 16, 2017


Staff Attorney

PURPOSE: To provide direct legal services to low income and culturally diverse immigrants in Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon’s (EMO) SOAR Immigration Legal Services’ Washington County Office.

TO APPLY: Please email a cover letter and resume to emo@emoregon.org no later than 4 p.m. on July 3, 2017.

ACCOUNTABILITY: To the mission and goals of EMO as determined by the Board of Directors, and as administered by the Executive Director and his/her delegates.

REPORTS TO: SOAR Legal Managing Attorney.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Provide direct legal representation to low income clients with USCIS administrative applications and selected cases in immigration court on a broad range of immigration cases including: family-based petitions, adjustment of status, naturalization, temporary protected status, consular processing, deferred action for childhood arrivals, U visas, and other immigration remedies.
  2. Plan and coordinate SOAR Citizenship Day Clinics as needed throughout the state.
  3. Hold community presentations on immigration topics.
  4. Conduct outreach to the immigrant community.
  5. Recruit, coordinate training, and provide support for volunteer attorneys, law students, and legal assistants.
  6. Submit monthly reports on services rendered.
  7. Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Ability to work within the mission, vision and ethics of Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon.
  2. Willingness and ability to work with people of diverse ethnicity, socio-economic circumstance, religion, culture and sexual orientation.
  3. Must be a lawyer in good standing with the Oregon Bar Association or a lawyer who is certified to practice federal immigration law in Oregon and meets the requirements of ORS 9.280 and the Oregon Rules of Professional Conduct.
  4. Attorney with at least two years of experience in immigration law.
  5. Proven organizational skills and ability to maintain calm, professional manner.
  6. Ability to be self-directed and work as a member of a team.
  7. Ability to handle highly sensitive matters with confidentiality, diplomacy and professionalism.
  8. Excellent time management and attention to deadlines.
  9. Proven proficiency using software programs for data and word processing.
  10. Ability to communicate fluently in Spanish and English.
  11. Must possess valid driver’s license and evidence of insurability.

WORK HOURS: Full time.

SALARY: $44,000-$48,000 per year.

BENEFITS: All regular employees (does not include on-call or temporary) are eligible for vacation, holidays, sick leave, employee assistance program and employee trainings. Employees in exempt positions that are at least 0.50 FTE or non-exempt positions that are 20 hours per week or more also receive medical insurance, dental insurance, disability insurance and life insurance, per eligibility requirements.

LOCATION: Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon’s SOAR Immigration Legal Services Washington County program site and other sites as assigned.


Program Manager, HIV Services

TO APPLY: Send a cover letter and resume no later than 4:30 p.m. on July 7, 2017, to emo@emoregon.org or EMO, 0245 SW Bancroft St., Suite B, Portland, OR 97239.

PURPOSE: To maintain and improve a sound, stable and innovative organizational environment and management system for the Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon HIV Day Center and its meal-home delivery program the Daily Bread Express, including coordination of programming for Long-Term Survivors of HIV/AIDS. The HIV Day Center provides support services to low income individuals living with HIV/AIDS in an environment characterized by compassion, respect, community and safety. Position includes direct service, staff supervision and development, fundraising, outreach, education, and advocacy to the larger community.

ACCOUNTABILITY: To the mission and goals of Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon (EMO) as determined by the Board of Directors, and as administered by the Executive Director and his/her delegates.

REPORTS TO: Chief Finance and Operations Officer

DIRECT REPORTS: Program Assistant, Client Services Coordinator, Food Program Coordinator, and other staff, interns and volunteers as required.

LOCATION: EMO’s HIV Day Center program site and other sites as assigned.

Exempt Position: 1.0 FTE; typical hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., some nights and weekends required.

BENEFITS: Salary range begins at $47,500 annually. All regular employees (does not include on-call or temporary) are eligible for vacation, holidays, sick leave, employee assistance program and employee trainings.  Employees in exempt positions that are at least 0.50 FTE or non-exempt positions that are 20 hours per week or more, also receive medical insurance, dental insurance, disability insurance and life insurance, per eligibility requirements.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Encourage a spirit of hospitality, organization and community within the HIV Day Center. Create and maintain a productive and creative program environment that fosters respect for all involved, cooperation, community and support to clients and the larger community.
  2. Manage the program, including planning and development, personnel recruitment, budget management, day-to-day operations, marketing, funding, public/community relations, and contracts/grant management.
  3. Provide direct services to HIV Day Center clients in an effective, respectful, positive, and professional manner that encourages clients to maximize their own physical, emotional, and social well-being.
  4. Seek financial support to fund program through private and government grant writing and event, institutional and individual fundraising, in coordination with EMO Development Department.
  5. Provide direct supervision, coaching, and in-service trainings for all staff and volunteers.
  6. Plan, prioritize and establish work patterns that efficiently meet the needs of the program.
  7. Engage in long range program planning and development.
  8. Establish/maintain effective working relationships with the HIV services community and other appropriate organizations/entities for purposes of program services and volunteer recruitment.
  9. Work with the EMO Public Policy Director and Membership staff to provide education, outreach, and advocacy in the public and faith communities.
  10. Demonstrate and promote high standards of professional and ethical practice among support staff and volunteers.
  11. Maintain necessary records and documents and provide reports as required.
  12. Create an atmosphere of respect, inclusion, appreciation, and encouragement for clients, staff, and volunteers.
  13. Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Ability to work within the mission, vision and ethics of EMO.
  2. Demonstrated experience and ability to work with clients, community members, and institutions representing diverse ethnicities, socio-economic circumstances, religions, cultures, and sexual orientations.
  3. Three years progressive administrative experience in the field of social service preferred.
  4. Bachelor’s degree required.
  5. Professional management/leadership skills in a social services environment, including financial, personnel and client service functions preferred.
  6. Fundraising/grant writing experience preferred.
  7. A high level of personal motivation and self-discipline in achieving project objectives.
  8. Ability to create/maintain a productive and respectful work environment.
  9. Working knowledge of HIV/AIDS and HIV-related issues, including mental health, substance use, dual diagnosis and homelessness preferred.
  10. High tolerance for pressure, conflict, ambiguity and change.
  11. Ability to collaborate effectively with staff, volunteers, clients, related service providers and appropriate community entities.
  12. Skill/ability to effectively communicate (orally and in writing).
  13. Experience working within faith communities.
  14. High level organization and prioritization skills and ability to maintain a calm, professional demeanor.
  15. Valid driver’s license and evidence of insurability.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Spanish language proficiency.
  2. Graduate degree in an appropriate field.
  3. Prior experience working with communities experiencing homelessness, and/or in drop-in centers.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, considers individuals for employment according to their abilities and performance. People of color, women, LGBTQ individuals, and people living with HIV are encouraged to apply.
Employment decisions are made without regard to race, age, religion, color, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability, marital or veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. All employment requirements mandated by state and federal regulations will be observed.


Employee Benefits
We offer a comprehensive benefits package to all regular employees (does not include on-call or temporary employees), which includes:
- holidays
- vacation
- sick leave
- employee trainings
- employee assistance program

Additional benefits for regular non-exempt employees in positions that are 20 hours per week or more and regular employees in exempt positions that are 0.50 FTE or more also include:
- medical insurance
- dental insurance
- disability insurance

If the position requests a cover letter and resume, they may be emailed to emo@emoregon.org. Please attach your cover letter and resume in a PDF, Microsoft Word, Rich Text or ASCII format.

Download an Application Packet or please call (503) 221-1054 or come in to our central office (address listed at top of page). Directions to EMO.

Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, considers individuals for employment according to their abilities and performance. People of color, women, and LGBTQ individuals are encouraged to apply.

Employment decisions are made without regard to race, age, religion, color, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability, marital or veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. All employment requirements mandated by state and federal regulations will be observed.

 

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