Services, Immigrant Rights and Education Network (SIREN) is a leading immigrant rights organization in the South Bay dedicated to providing immigrant rights advocacy, community education and naturalization assistance to Santa Clara County’s diverse immigrant communities. The mission of SIREN is to empower low-income immigrants and refugees in Santa Clara County through direct services, community education and organizing, leadership development and policy advocacy. We believe that all people regardless of legal status or nationality are entitled to essential services, human dignity, basic rights and protections, and access to full participation in society.
The Executive Assistant (EA) provides general, administrative, events and volunteer coordination, accounting, operations, and technical support to the Executive Director. The EA performs complex and highly responsible office support work requiring independence, initiative, and direction. The EA is also responsible for the coordination of fundraising activities and the maintenance of the Rapid Response Network and SIREN’s website.
Policy & Organizing Program Director
The Policy & Organizing Program Director (POPD) is responsible for the program development, implementation, fundraising, and management of the policy advocacy and community organizing programs. The POPD will lead the development and implementation of advocacy strategies to promote immigrant integration. The POPD will work with SIREN advocacy campaign coordinator and community organizer to identify, develop, implement and evaluate advocacy and civic engagement strategies. The POPD also serves as a member of the leadership team and is a key part of organizational-wide activities including fundraising, communication and planning. The POPD reports to the Executive Director.
Advocacy Campaign Coordinator
The Advocacy Campaign Coordinator (ACC), working closely with the Policy & Organizing Program Director and community organizer, assists in developing and implementing SIREN advocacy campaigns to build immigrant power. The ACC will be responsible in coalition building and facilitating coalitions/partners/allies to promote immigrant integration. The ACC is expected to plan and coordinate meetings with community members and organizations as well as organize community events, trainings and other advocacy activities that will result in engaging immigrants and organizations. The ACC is also expected to promote SIREN and its full range of services to the community. The ACC reports to the Policy & Organizing Program Director.
Immigration Program Associate
The Immigration Program Associate (IPA) will provide citizenship application assistance, legal services, advocacy, and follow-up services to qualified applicants. The IPA will oversee outreach and publicity activities that encourage eligible immigrant community members to apply for citizenship and will participate in the planning and coordination of Santa Clara County’s Citizenship Day and other citizenship related events. Additionally, employee will handle intake for the Vietnamese Q&A Assistance Line.