Asylum Project Coordinator

Who are we?

Catholic Charities was founded in 1920 with the mission of providing compassionate and quality social services to those in need. In our 100+ years of operation, we have prioritized, adapted, and created several unique programs and services to address the unmet needs of people impacted most by hardship. We remove barriers to make our vital services more accessible to families and individuals living in communities across the ten counties of southeastern Wisconsin.

A career at Catholic Charities blends social service with professional development. Our staff is made up of a diverse group of passionate professionals who are committed to serving people of all faiths and backgrounds. We are a proud recipient of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Top Workplaces award, for 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023!

What will I do as a Asylum Project Coordinator?

This position provides administrative and technical support asylum seekers and volunteers supporting clients seeking asylum. The Asylum Project Coordinator will regularly collaborate with staff, volunteers, as well as other community partners in supporting their clients.

The coordinator will prepare asylum applications, reviewing asylum files for completeness and ensuring clients file at the appropriate deadlines. This position will also coordinate the training, matching, and supporting volunteers to work with clients in completing asylum applications, drafting briefs, and following up on the status of applications.

Why should I apply?

This is the perfect opportunity for a dedicated, empathetic individual with a passion for collaborating with other to support those in need, providing support through the asylum application process. Click here to apply.

What are the requirements?

A Bachelor’s degree in paralegal, business administration, or related field. Prior experience working with social service or legal organizations is a plus. Bilingual in English and Spanish is required. Strong Microsoft Office or Google Suite skills, social media experience is a plus.

Salary and Benefits

  • $37,000 - 38,480
  • Continued Education and Mentorship
  • Health, Dental, Vision, FSA, and 403(b)
  • Employer paid Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, and Long Term Disability
  • Generous PTO structure plus 11 Paid Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Mileage and Cellphone Reimbursement
  • Business Casual Dress Everyday with Casual Fridays

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer regardless of race, color, religion, creed, sex, marital status, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, on-the-job injury, sexual orientation, political affiliation or belief. Employment decisions are made without consideration of these or any other factors that employers are prohibited by law from considering.

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee also prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities and will reasonably accommodate applicants with a disability, upon request, and will also ensure reasonable accommodation for employees with a disability.

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Asylum Project Coordinator


Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee

Job Location

West Milwaukee, WI
United States