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  • Non Legal Volunteers: Citizenship Fair Feb 29 2020

    Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 08:00 AM
    Anaheim Central Library in Anaheim, CA
    49 RSVPs

    Welcome potential volunteers! Several times a year OCCORD helps throw large legal workshops to help green card holders convert into citizens! You can be a part of that process too:

    Our Citizenship fairs are separated into three types of volunteers: Non-Legal preparers, Legal volunteers, and general aid.
    This RSVP is to become a Non-legal Preparer where you will be trained to help the citizenship applicant fill out their N-400 and potentially their Fee Waiver forms. 
    These volunteers need no legal or relative experience.

    If you are a lawyer, legally accredited, or are a law student please use the Legal Volunteer RSVP page.

    If you are not interested in being a preparer but still wish to contribute please use the General Aid RSVP page. This includes interpreters.

    Shifts available:

    • 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    • 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

     

    Duties:

    • If not already, to be trained beforehand.
    • To guide the client through the basic questions on an N-400(citizenship application form) and/or a Fee Waiver.
    • you will NOT be asking legal questions or giving legal advice.
    • You will be equipped to explain the questions you are asking.
    • You will have access to a lead at all times, you will never be unsupervised.
    • Occasionally you will speak via an interpreter.

     

    Details:

    • Free Parking is available on campus
    • Snack/Lunch will be provided
    • Once signed up, please expect our Volunteer Coordinator to follow up and assign a role
    • Please be prepared to leave early or stay later depending on the number of applicants attending the fair

    If you have any questions or concern please contact us via email at cconway@occord.org

     

    We look forward to seeing you then! 

     

     

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  • Legal Volunteers: Citizenship Fair Feb 29 2020

    Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 08:00 AM
    Anaheim Central Library in Anaheim, CA
    44 RSVPs

    Welcome potential volunteers! Several times a year OCCORD helps throw large legal workshops to help green card holders convert into citizens! You can be a part of that process too:

    Our Citizenship fairs are separated into three types of volunteers: Non-Legal preparers, Legal volunteers, and general aid.
    This RSVP is to become a Legal Volunteer where you will be trained to help the citizenship applicant determine their eligibility and ask the clients the questions from the N-400(citizenship application form) that have to do with their eligibility and history. 
    These volunteers must be lawyers, legally accredited, or law students.

    If you are not a lawyer, legally accredited, nor are a law student please use the Non-Legal Volunteer RSVP page.

    If you are not interested in being a Legal volunteer, nor a preparer but still wish to contribute please use the General Aid RSVP page. This includes interpreters.

    Shifts available:

    • 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    • 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

     

    Duties:

    • If not already, to be trained beforehand.
    • Informed on red flags during the questioning of the applicant. You are not expected to give legal advice, refer to your lead in the event of a red flag.
    • Once again you are not expected to give legal advice, you will be informed on a process.
    • To quality check the work of the non-legal volunteers.
    • You will have access to a lead at all times, you will never be unsupervised.
    • Occasionally you will speak via an interpreter.

     

    Details:

    • Free Parking is available on campus
    • Snack/Lunch will be provided
    • Once signed up, please expect our Volunteer Coordinator to follow up and assign a role
    • Please be prepared to leave early or stay later depending on the number of applicants attending the fair

    If you have any questions or concern please contact us via email at cconway@occord.org

     

    We look forward to seeing you then! 

     

     

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  • General Aid Volunteers: Citizenship Fair Feb 29 2020

    Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 08:00 AM
    Anaheim Central Library in Anaheim, CA
    16 RSVPs

    Welcome potential volunteers! Several times a year OCCORD helps throw large legal workshops to help green card holders convert into citizens! You can be a part of that process too:

    Our Citizenship fairs are separated into three types of volunteers: Non-Legal preparers, Legal volunteers, and general aid.
    This RSVP is to become a General Aid Volunteer, a volunteer who might fill many roles ranging from being an interpreter to foot-traffic control to being an escort for applicants from one station to the next to being a tabler checking in each applicant. General Aid Volunteers are crucial in that they do all the duties outside of the actual N-400 (citizenship application form) and make sure the applicant is well served.

    If you are a lawyer, legally accredited, or are a law student feel free to check out the Legal Volunteer RSVP page.

    If you are not interested in being a non-Legal volunteer but wish to work with clients on their forms, please visit the Non-Legal RSVP page. 

    Shifts available:

    • 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    • 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

     

    Potential Duties:

    • If not already, to be trained beforehand.
    • Runner: the go-between for the different stations, keeping the station leads updated
    • Traffic Control: Helping the applicants stay in line and find their way. Possibly also helping them with filling out contact info while in line.
    • Station Tabler: sitting at a table for a specific duty like check out/in, information table, collecting papers etc.
    • Informing applicants of next steps: you will have the info on hand with handouts

     

    Details:

    • Free Parking is available on campus
    • Snack/Lunch will be provided
    • Once signed up, please expect our Volunteer Coordinator to follow up and assign a role
    • Please be prepared to leave early or stay later depending on the number of applicants attending the fair

    If you have any questions or concern please contact us via email at cconway@occord.org

     

    We look forward to seeing you then! 

     

     

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  • Upcoming Events 2020

    Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 10:00 AM through October 31, 2020
    TBA in Garden Grove, CA
    13 RSVPs

    This RSVP is to express volunteer interest for the coming months after February. As events are put up with specific dates and information, we will be contacting those who have RSVPed to the relevant month and get them signed up with the event in question. In other words, use this RSVP to save your spot as a volunteer for events yet to be posted.
    All types of volunteers are encouraged to RSVP here. Both legal and non-legal. This RSVP is not a firm commitment, the commitment will be made in follow up emails where more information will be provided.

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