We’re looking for volunteers to help lead and assist with a range of interactive activities from decorating flag-shaped cookies to conducting mock citizenship interviews to leading a trivia game about the history of the American flag. Volunteer to learn more about the citizenship process and meet a new neighbor! This is a great way to get your feet wet in immigrant advocacy and get connected to longer-term volunteer opportunities at the New American Welcome Center.
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Assist attorneys with case research and writing documents, increasing our capacity to serve clients from all over the state.
- Conducting legal research
- Developing statements
- Drafting briefs
- Locating information in FOIA request records
- Other tasks as needed for cases
The Immigration Project provides access to quality legal services in Central and Southern Illinois where there are estimated to be 100,000 immigrants residing. Due to the complexity of immigration law, we have found that access to quality legal services is essential to keeping families united, building strong communities, and protecting victims of crime.
Food Distribution. Volunteers needed to assist clients with registration and personal shopping. There are also opportunities for cleanup. Food Distribution requires a one-time orientation.