Iowa JFON is hiring an Executive Director
Iowa Justice For Our Neighbors is a standing committee of the Iowa Conference of the United Methodist Church. It provides free immigration legal services to indigent immigrants and refugees throughout the state.
The Executive Director will be key management leader of Iowa JFON. This individual will be responsible for overseeing the administration, programs and strategic plan of the organization. Other key duties include fundraising, marketing, and community outreach.
Preferred candidates will have a passion for promoting social justice and protecting the legal rights of immigrants and refugees in our midst, an advanced degree, and fluency in Spanish.
Salary commensurate with experience and other qualifications. Quality benefits package includes health and PTO.
The Executive Director reports directly to the Iowa JFON Committee.
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JFON Nebraska seeks Rural Capacity Building (RCB) Attorney
The JFON-NE Rural Capacity Building (RCB) Attorney is responsible for the provision of direct legal services to immigrant families in underserved rural Nebraska communities. The RCB Attorney will initially focus on providing services in the Lexington, Grand Island, Crete, and/or Columbus communities.
JFON-NE’s main office is located in Omaha, NE, but the RCB Attorney’s office may be located elsewhere. The position requires periodic and regular travel.
The RCB Attorney will work on identifying collaborative community partners to help build capacity for the provision of long-term immigration legal services within the targeted rural communities.
The RCB Attorney will also work in coordination with established community partners to promote community education and advocacy of immigrants’ rights to the end of promoting inclusion of the immigrant community.