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International Institute is seeking mature-self starters who are well-organized, detail-oriented, able to work in fast-paced social services environment. Qualifications for each position vary. Full-time positions include medical, dental and pension benefits. Send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to:

Position Title (as follows)
International Institute
3401 Arsenal St.
St. Louis, MO 63118

EOE/AA. (Please no telephone inquiries.)
Resumes may also be emailed jobs@iistl.org or
faxed to (314) 773-6047.

 

ADMINISTRATION

Administrative Services Assistant (Full-time)

Immediate fulltime opening for specialist for A/P, deposit preparation, filing, schedule and form preparation and related. Detail-oriented with strong background in numbers; computer literate with excel background. Associate’s degree or equivalent work experience, including in bookkeeping, technology or editing. Must be bondable.  

CLIENT SERVICES

Housing Manager (Full-time)

Position in the resettlement housing department.  Works closely with housing providers in the community to secure appropriate housing for newly arrived refugees; follow- up on identified housing concerns; and supervises housing department staff.  Represents the Institute while working with housing providers to develop, strengthen and maintain relationships with individual landlords, management companies and property developers. Building on these relationships secures housing units for newly arrived refugees, appropriate for family size, family financial resources and employability.  

Qualifications: BA plus 2 years experience or equivalent; proficiency in using web-based client database programs and Microsoft Office programs. Must be self-starter, well-organized, detail-oriented, excellent communicator, and able to work in a culturally diverse and fast-paced environment.

Other Info: Bachelor degree or equivalent; good knowledge of St. Louis neighborhoods and support services; able to develop working relationships with others; work well with limited supervision; able to represent the Institute and the needs of Institute clients; work in a fast paced environment, able to meet firm deadlines; computer literate; access to a car and car insurance; able to work some evenings.

Health Program Assistant (Full-time)

This position will promote health for immigrants and refugees through education, healthcare access, and health literacy activities. Responsibilities will include organizing quarterly health orientations and health education classes, conducting outreach and enrollment for health coverage programs, and administering surveys and evaluations. Ideal candidates will be flexible, self-starters with strong interpersonal skills and a passion for working with refugees and immigrants.

Qualifications: Required: Minimum BA/BS or equivalent experience, Proficiency in English, Comfortable using a computer and programs, including Microsoft Office programs. Preferred: Proficiency in languages commonly spoken by refugees, Experience working with refugee or immigrant population, Knowledge of health insurance marketplace and/ or other health coverage programs like Medicaid.

Inventory Assistant (Full-time)

Position in the resettlement housing department. Requires precision, accuracy and attention to detail to distribute resettlement supplies and maintain resettlement inventory and inventory database; coordinates receiving and distributing resettlement donations; and assists with day to day housing set up for newly arrived refugees.

Qualifications: BA plus 2 years experience or equivalent; proficiency in using web-based client database programs and Microsoft Office programs. Must be self-starter, well-organized, detail-oriented, excellent communicator, and able to work in a culturally diverse and fast-paced environment.

Other Info: Chauffeur’s license considered, not required. Physical position requires moving of furniture; ability to lift heavy, bulky items.

SOCIAL WORK

Family Programs Assistant (Full-time)

This positions involves 1) facilitating group parenting sessions for parents with adolescent children as well as sessions for the teens themselves; 2) Complete home visits with parents to practice parenting skills; 3) Coordinate communication activities for parents and teens to help strengthen relationships. The position will also coordinate financial literacy and career advancement activities; foster community partnerships and community support networks for clients as well as maintaining case notes and case files, and reporting.

Qualifications: Ideal candidates will have relevant experience with refugee populations, family strengthening, and/or social services is required. Experience providing parenting education and financial literacy to diverse populations is highly desired, as well as demonstrated experience providing strengths-based case management. Must have computer knowledge. Ability to speak Swahili a plus.

Other Info: Full time position; must have a valid driver’s license, insurance and access to a car. Must be able to pass a background check.

LANGUAGE SERVICES

Part-Time Interpreters and Translators

We hold contracts with freelance interpreters and translators of over fifty languages. Currently International Institute Language Services (IILS) is in need of part-time interpreters and translators of the following languages: Thai, Mai Mai, Bosnian, Ukrainian, Amharic, Spanish, Laotian, Vietnamese, Burmese, Russian, Hindi and Dari.
(If you are a highly fluent bi-lingual speaker and you are interested in professional-level interpretation and translation, click here to submit your application online and we will contact you directly.)