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Contract (RFP)

FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT

Request for Proposal (RFP): DACA Clinic Contractor

Issued by: Juntos Community
Issue Date: Feb 20, 2024
Proposal Priority Due Date: Wed, February 28, 2024 

1. Introduction

Juntos Community is seeking proposals from qualified individuals or firms with expertise in legal services, particularly in the area of immigration law, to manage and coordinate DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) renewal clinics. The contractor will be responsible for the end-to-end management of four clinics scheduled between March and June, 2024. The total budget for the contractor's services is $10,000.

2. Project Overview

The selected contractor will organize four DACA renewal clinics aimed at supporting 20-30 DACA recipients per clinic with their renewal applications, with an emphasis on, but not limited to, online application submissions. Within the $10,000 budget, the contractor will be responsible for finding suitable physical locations for these clinics, recruiting and coordinating volunteers, handling logistics, checking eligibility for grants, and awarding grants (the rental space fees and grant awards will come from a different Juntos Community budget). 

3. Scope of Work

The contractor will be responsible for the following:

  • Application Accuracy: Ensure that all DACA renewal applications processed during the clinics are completed accurately and thoroughly to prevent any submission errors.

  • Clinic Coordination: Identify and secure physical spaces for hosting 4 clinics. Ensure the venues are accessible and equipped to facilitate the clinics and application review process.

  • Volunteer Recruitment: Recruit and manage 4-7 volunteers for each clinic, providing them with the necessary training to assist in the accurate completion of DACA applications, including recruiting a volunteer attorney(s) if the Contractor is not licensed as an attorney or DOJ accredited themselves.

  • Training: Coordinate and conduct a mandatory training session for all volunteers to ensure they are well-prepared to assist DACA recipients.

  • Logistics Management: Handle all logistical aspects of the clinics, including but not limited to scheduling, equipment, and materials required for successful clinic operation and application processing.

  • Grant Management: Oversee the eligibility checks for grants and manage the awarding process for up to 20-30 grants per clinic.

  • Reporting: Provide comprehensive reports post each clinic, detailing the number of attendees served, grants awarded, volunteer participation, and overall clinic performance.

4. Clinic Schedule

  • Clinics will be held only on Saturdays from 8 AM to 4 PM in the Denver Metro Area.

  • The tentative dates for the clinics are: March 23rd, April 27, May 18, June 15.

5. Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate or firm should be admitted to practice law in good standing in any state of the U.S., be DOJ accredited, or have equivalent legal qualification.

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in legal practice, with a strong preference for experience in immigration law and DACA-related matters.

  • Proven experience in managing and coordinating community events or clinics.

  • Strong organizational and communication skills.

  • Ability to recruit and manage volunteers effectively.

6. Proposal Submission

Interested candidates or firms are invited to submit a proposal that includes the following:

  • A detailed approach to managing and coordinating the DACA clinics, with an emphasis on ensuring error-free application submissions within the $10,000 budget.

  • A budget breakdown, including fees, anticipated expenses. Important note: Your budget may include office supplies and refreshments and miscellaneous items for the clinic, however, it does not need to include rent for spaces, computer equipment, or printers because that will be supplied by Juntos Community. Your budget should also include your own compensation.

  • Resume or organizational profile highlighting relevant experience and qualifications.

  • 3 References from previous clients or partners, particularly in related projects.

7. Evaluation Criteria

Proposals will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

  • Experience and qualifications in the field of immigration law and clinic management.

  • Clarity and comprehensiveness of the proposed approach, particularly with respect to budget management.

  • Cost-effectiveness and efficiency of the budget.

  • References and proven track record in similar projects.

8. Submission Details

Please submit your proposal electronically to admin@juntoscommunity.org by Wednesday Feb 28, 2024. For any inquiries regarding this RFP, contact Luis Antezana at admin@juntoscommunity.org

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Advance Parole (AP) Coordinator (FTE)

CLOSED - Not Accepting Applications FOR THIS ROLE.


GENERAL: Colorado Nonprofit Development Center (CNDC) dba Juntos Community is dedicated to fostering a healthy and vibrant nonprofit sector in Colorado by enhancing the effective and efficient use of community resources.  Our values of partnership, respect, accountability, innovation, and learning guide our work. We provide comprehensive fiscal sponsor services to emerging and transitioning charitable groups (“Project”) serving their communities in areas as varied as education, arts, human services, and public health. Juntos will become its own institution soon. 

 

OUR MISSION: Juntos Community is building the biggest pipeline for DACA recipients to access upward mobility by preparing undocumented families for career success. We support them through the DACA application process and the entrepreneurial process in order to thrive financially.

 

We envision a society where every person has access to high quality jobs and careers that provide a living wage and build generational wealth.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Advance Parole Coordinator is responsible for executing the strategy to help DACA-recipients receive Advance Parole for humanitarian, employment, and education opportunities. The ideal candidate will have experience working with DACA-recipients, a strong understanding of the immigration process, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

This is a unique opportunity for someone who is comfortable working in a startup environment, remotely, and is excited about supporting the launch of a new program for Juntos Community. 

OBJECTIVES:
This is a new position that aligns critical immigration components (Advance Parole and legal re-entry) to the mission of Juntos to help undocumented families live healthy lives and thrive financially within the state of Colorado and beyond. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and implement strategies to help DACA-recipients apply to obtain Advance Parole

  • Work with DACA-recipients to complete the Advance Parole application process
    Provide support and guidance to DACA-recipients throughout the Advance Parole process

  • Monitor the status of Advance Parole applications and provide updates to DACA-recipients

  • Collaborate with other departments and organizations to promote awareness of Advance Parole and its benefits

  • Partner with employers and higher-ed institutions to support their DACA employees and students to travel abroad for employment and educational purposes.

  • Be responsible for additional administrative tasks as it relates to AP programming and collecting feedback.

  • If not already licensed, receive training to become a Department of Justice accredited representative. 

  • Report to DACAWorks Program Manager


OTHER DUTIES REQUIRED OF ALL STAFF:

  • Attend and promote events

  • Community events and meetings will occur some nights and weekends.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required: 

  • Bilingual in Spanish and English 

  • Bachelor's degree in law, legal studies, or a related field (or equivalent experience)

  • 2+ years of experience working with DACA-recipients

  • Experience filing with USCIS

  • Strong understanding of the immigration process

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

  • Must be available to work remotely, 40 hours weekly. 

  • Tech requirements: Google Workspace, Office 365, Phone, computer, internet, Zoom and WhatsApp, Airtable. 

POSITION TYPE/COMPENSATION/WORK SCHEDULE:  This is a full-time position, requiring evening and occasional weekend work and the ability to be flexible and responsive to emergent needs of Juntos Community. This is a 90% remote position, 10% in the office (for annual staff retreats and important org events). Does not need to live in Colorado. 

 

COMPENSATION: The compensation range is between $21.15 to $25.96 hourly (44k-54k yearly) with a signing bonus of $1,000, work is 40 hours per week.

 

BENEFITS– CNDC offers Medical, Dental, Life, LTD, and Vision Insurance in addition to a matching 401(k) after a year of service. Reimbursement of work permits (DACA, etc). Pro-rated sick leave. Full time employees receive 15 days of PTO, and our organization takes 12 shared holidays and shuts down for 4 weeks per year (one week each quarter). In addition, the office shuts down for 3-day weekends twice a month in order to support our team’s sustainability.

 

Juntos Community is a project of the Colorado Nonprofit Development Center (CNDC) and all employees are CNDC employees. CNDC is dedicated to equal employment opportunities in any term, condition, or privilege of employment. CNDC prohibits unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, sex, age 40 and over, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, gender expression or any other characteristic protected by state or local law. This policy applies to all employees.  

 

CNDC has a mandatory COVID-19 Vaccine Policy (COVID vaccine of 2 shots), you must provide proof of Vaccine or Request an Accommodation Form for Medical/Religious Exemptions before first day of hire.  

 

HOW TO APPLY

Email all job application materials to support@juntoscommunity.org .
Complete applications will include a cover letter, resume, and 3 references.  The cover letter should not exceed 1 page. 2-3 paragraphs recommended. 
Cover letter should address the following: 

  • The Why. Why do you want to work at/with Juntos Community?

  • Relevant work experience as it relates to Advance Parole and/or the responsibilities of this role.  

  • Hourly Rate requested and rationale. 

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