Bruce & Aphrodite Garrison Summer/Fall Fellow Application

IMMIGRANT FAMILIES ADVOCACY PROJECT (IFAP)

IFAP assists immigrant survivors of domestic violence as they self-petition for legal permanent resident status under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). A student-run organization at the UW School of Law, IFAP unites the efforts of students and pro bono attorneys in cooperation with the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP). This collaboration affords law students, including those in their first year, the opportunity to gain training and experience in immigration law, domestic violence advocacy, and client counseling, while providing a valuable public service to clients.

2015 IFAP Summer/Fall Fellow

Job Description

Student will work with the IFAP Steering Committee, the Faculty Supervisor, and staff at the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP) to coordinate IFAP activities and provide general administrative support surrounding the Fall IFAP CLE. The position will correspond to Summer and Autumn Quarters 2015.

Duties

  • Plans and facilitates the annual IFAP Fall CLE for pro bono attorneys.
  • Recruits pro bono attorneys.

Schedule

Works part-time during summer and fall quarter, typically 16 hours per week.

(See http://www.washington.edu/students/osfa/gradaid/ws.summer.html for the full-time summer work study information)

Compensation

Must be Work Study eligible – $15/hour (i.e. must be a student who plans to return for the 2015-2016 academic year and who receives financial aid – Please contact the Work Study Administration office for more information about eligibility, 206-685-1985)

For Application Materials:

Contact Zachary Parsons by email (parsoz@uw.edu)

Please include in the email subject line: IFAP Fellow

Download Application here: Garrison Fellowship Application 2015 FINAL

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