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Case Worker

4290 East Ashlan Avenue, Fresno, CA, USA


Full-Time; Non Exempt

Department/Program Focus:


Reports to:

Immigration Services

$17.00 - $21.00 DOE

Director of Immigration Services


Job Description

The Case Worker - Department of Justice (DOJ) Accredited Representative provides legal immigration counseling to immigrant families in the Central Valley. Responsibilities include ensuring assigned legal services are provided in accordance with current applicable federal, state, and local regulations, ELF case management policies, and the Code of Ethics and Conduct. The incumbent will represent clients before the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS only) in the following areas of immigration: Adjustment of Status, Consular Process, Extension of Non-Immigrant Status, DACA Applications, Naturalization, Acquisition and Derivation of Citizenship, Legal Permanent Resident Renewals, Advance Parole, Parole in Place, U-VISA, VAWA, and other similar benefits. Moreover, the DOJ Accredited Representative will collaborate with ELF staff, other DOJ representatives from other nonprofit organizations, and attorneys in the office during free community immigration workshops and legal clinics.


Responsibilities & Requirements

TO APPLY: Email the completed job application (mandatory), resume (optional), and cover letter (optional) to Ana Luisa Lopez, Human Resources Manager, at


● Completed or currently working on a Baccalaureate Degree related to serving the community


● 2-3 years of immigration law experience (internships or employment-based client representation);

● Intermediate to advanced knowledge of immigration law.


● Valid CA driver’s license.


● biliterate in English and either Spanish or Hmong

● Customer-focused and service-oriented

● 1-3 years of experience working with low-income communities;

● Able to perform virtual office tasks such as filing, scanning, making calls, etc.

● Experience and interest in working with ethnically and underserved immigrant populations across the Central Valley;

● Excellent written and oral communication skills;

● Knowledge of current immigration affairs, U.S. immigration law, policy, and guidelines

● Attention to detail and excellent follow-through on work tasks

● Able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously

● Excellent interpersonal and team skills

● Strong organizational skills.

● Intermediate to advanced software skills with MS Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher)

● Experience working with case management systems and employee portals.

● Regularly exhibits flexibility and dependability in work and working relationships.

● Demonstrated good problem-solving skills and sound judgment

● Former DOJ Representative is a plus

For a full list of desired skills, qualifications, etc., please view the full job description by clicking the attachment above.


The Education & Leadership Foundation is a community benefit non-profit organization that provides education, civic engagement, and immigration services. 

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