Senior Service Provider – Legal Services, Bakersfield, CA

  • Nonprofit Full Time
  • California
  • City: Bakersfield

Website UFW Foundation


Bakersfield, CA

$67,000.00 to $77,000.00, with the anticipated starting salary not to exceed $67,000.00 unless the applicant has significant experience.

About UFW Foundation: For 17 years, the UFW Foundation has mobilized farm workers and their organizations across the country to advocate for more equitable policies, such as immigration reform, pesticide protections, heat standards, hazard pay and other worker protections. We engage constituents in systemic change to break the cycle of poverty while also providing critical services. In fact, the UFW Foundation is the largest federally accredited immigration legal service provider in the state of California. The organization has staff in California, Arizona, Georgia, Illinois, and Michigan.

The UFW Foundation’s Immigration Legal Services Program provides high quality comprehensive affirmative and removal defense services and representation before U.S. Customs and Immigration Services (USCIS), Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR), and California State Courts. We represent low-income clients in an array of affirmative and defensive applications, including but not limited to family petitions, U-visa/VAWA, Waivers, Naturalization and DACA, as well as Asylum/Withholding/CAT, Cancellation of Removal and Special Immigrants Juvenile Status (SIJS). We also represent unaccompanied minors as a VERA/Office of Refugee and Resettlement sub-grantee before EOIR and CA Family and Probate courts across 7 counties.

The Senior Service Provider position will (1) provide affirmative immigration relief services; (2) may provide representation of clients in deportation proceedings; (3) outreach at assigned community college campuses; and (4) work closely with other UFW Foundation programs to drive an organizing culture which influences systemic change. The Senior Service Provider will be a member of the Community Colleges Immigration Services Project whose goal it is to provide students, staff, and faculty free immigration legal services, including education and outreach services, on campus as well as through the UFW Foundation’s Teleconsulta services, (Telemedicine model for immigration consultations).

The UFW Foundation seeks an individual with experience working with immigrant communities that can help the organization, in collaboration with the UFW Foundation’s various programs and departments, as well as


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