We’re Hiring! Bilingual Immigration Specialist (Citizenship)

Tacoma Community House is a nationally respected, community-based service center for immigrants, refugees, and members of the South Sound community seeking enrichment and pathways to self-sufficiency. Since 1910, we have helped countless individuals gain the skills they need to transition out of poverty, navigate a new culture, and find personal and professional success. 

Our Immigration team provides high quality, low-cost immigration assistance as accredited Dept. of Justice, Office of Legal Access Program specialists. In 2020 we supported 1,211 individuals and submitted 462 applications for various immigration benefits, including naturalization and citizenship, DACA, Legal Permanent Residency, work authorization, and more. We also provide citizenship classes to approximately 170 students each year.

POSITION TITLE:Immigration Specialist – Citizenship
EMPLOYMENT TYPE:Full-Time, Non-Exempt
SCHEDULE: Typically M-F, 8am-5pm
REPORTS TO:Immigration Services Manager
SALARY RANGE:$18.00 – $20.00/hr


The Immigration Specialist leads our efforts in helping community members become United States citizens. This position conducts outreach for our citizenship services, manages citizenship class enrollments, and maintains client files. Once accredited through the Department of Justice (accreditation provided by the agency), the Immigration Specialist provides consultation and direct service in completion of immigration forms.

Individuals with personal, shared, or lived experience as an immigrant or refugee are strongly encouraged to apply.

NOTE: This position requires in-person contact with clients while observing social distancing and other safety protocols.



Please e-mail a Cover Letter that specifically addresses how your background makes you the best fit for this position, your resume, and three (3) References to Jobs@TacomaCommunityHouse.org.

We Are a Welcoming Workplace

Inclusion and empowerment are an integral part of who we are – our history, our culture, our identity.  These values lead us in our operations as we strive to build and nurture a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and connects to each other in our dedication to equity and social justice.

Tacoma Community House is an Equal Opportunity Employer

In our relationships with staff, our participants, and our community, Tacoma Community House does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, marital or military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, the presence or perception of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, genetic information, or any other status or characteristic protected by local, state or federal law.  Applicants in need of accommodations are encouraged to call (253) 383-3951.