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Administrative Assistant

We are currently seeking a full-time Administrative Assistant for the Refugee and Immigrant Services Program located in South Boston.

The Administrative Assistant will be responsible for providing administrative support to the staff and clients of Refugee and Immigrant Services (RIS) which includes Community Interpreter Services, Immigration Court Legal Orientation, Immigration Legal, Refugee Resettlement and Unaccompanied Children programs. General tasks include greeting visitors and clients; answering and directing a high volume of phone calls; scheduling appointments; and processing and posting mail. Specific tasks to support the Immigration Legal Services team will include data entry, copying and preparing applications for submission to USCIS, and responding to clients represented by the legal team.

Qualifications include

  • An associate’s degree, technical school certificate or high school diploma; degrees from native country will be considered.
  • A minimum of 2 years of administrative experience working in a busy office environment.
  • Fluency in English and Spanish required.
  • Pleasant phone manner with good communication and administrative skills.
  • Cultural responsiveness, commitment to racial justice, and ability to relate well and effectively in a multicultural and multilingual workplace with diverse client population is required.
  • Proven experience and competency using Microsoft Office Suite and Outlook, e-learning and webinars, and experience with database systems.
  • Ability to establish and maintain a positive and professional relationship with co-workers, clients, and community service providers.
  • Strong typing, writing, self-editing and communication skills.
  • Excellent administrative, data collection, typing and computer skills with keen attention to detail.

We offer a congenial and team approach work environment with the opportunity to learn and grow professionally. Our benefits are competitive and include a 403(b) savings plan and generous time off.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to: Please reference job 9191. No phone calls please.

Catholic Charities is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. Visit us at:

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