Program Coordinator LOPC

Position ID:



Bronx, NY

FLSA Status:

Full Time, Non-Exempt




Administrative Support Worker




Immigrant and Refugee Services


Immigration Legal Services

Reports to:

Supervising Attorney – LDP



Supervisory Responsibilities:




Summary: The Legal Orientation Program for Custodians provides legal orientation presentations to the adult caregivers (custodians) of unaccompanied minors in EOIR removal proceedings. The program educates custodians on the immigration court process and provides information on how to obtain social services and  free legal counsel. The Program Coordinator will manage relationships with stakeholders; conduct outreach; conduct and coordinate informational presentations; provide support for the legal staff; and be a main point of contact between the Opportunity Center and stakeholders, clients, and the community.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Manage the internal coordination for Legal Orientation Program for Custodians.
  • Maintain stakeholder communications.
  • Conduct outreach and collaborate with stakeholders to obtain referrals of custodians.
  • Development and submission of new materials or presentation sites, as relevant.
  • Coordinate with Bronx Director, ILS Department Director and others on annual Program Operation Plan and programming.
  • Provide presentations to unaccompanied minors and their custodians.
  • Maintain and update paper case files, electronic files, and the LOPC database.
  • Recruit and train interns and volunteers.
  • Provide in-house and outreach trainings, presentations and workshops.
  • Maintain and report statistical data on a timely basis as required.
  • Translate materials from and into Spanish, as needed.
  • Place and receive telephone calls, prepare mailings, maintain presentation schedule.
  • Track and report attendance and schedule appropriate space for workshops, training sessions and presentations and other project activities.
  • Attend inter-office meetings as well as outside agencies meetings as appropriate.
  • Monitor budget expenditures, order supplies, complete expense reports and ensure fiscal accountability.
  • Assist in other special projects and perform other duties as assigned.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work:

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are generally 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM Mondays and 9:00 AM to 5 PM Tuesday - Friday. Additional evening and weekend hours may be required.

Working conditions and physical demands required:

The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Remain stationary at a work station and/or use a computer at least 50% of the time, on/off site.
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment, including copier, fax, scanner, postage machine and printer.
  • Remain stationary and/or ambulate to instruct and monitor during trainings and presentations.
  • Travel at least 20% of the time using public transportation or vehicle, traverse city streets, occasionally ascend/descend stairs, and be exposed to outside weather conditions.


Education and/or experience required:

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university, or relevant and equivalent professional training.

Skills, Licenses, and/or competencies required:

  • Bilingual, English-Spanish.
  • Excellent group and individual communication skills, interpersonal skills, and an ability to work independently.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills.
  • Previous experience in immigration law and procedures preferred.
  • Good interpersonal skills and an ability to work with clients from different cultures and backgrounds.
  • Willingness and flexibility to shuffle work assignments to meet program requirements.
  • Ability to travel throughout the Archdiocese.

Job Summary

Program Coordinator LOPC

How to Apply

Applicants must submit a resume and cover letter highlighting relevant past experience and qualifications, and state their position of interest and desired compensation. Submissions without this information will not be considered.

Please send resume and cover letter to: