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. Positions include medical, dental and pension benefits. Send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to:
Position Title (as follows)
3401 Arsenal St.
St. Louis, MO 63118
EOE/AA. (Please no telephone inquiries.)
Resumes may also be emailed firstname.lastname@example.org or
faxed to (314) 773-6047.
Accounting Clerk (P-T)
Immediate half-time opening for A/P, deposit preparation, filing, schedule and form preparation and related. Detail-oriented with strong background in numbers; computer literate with excel background. At least 3 years increasing responsible work experience. Must be bondable.
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.)
BEING AN AMERICORPS AT IISTL
It is not a job, nor is it volunteering. It is committing 11 months of service to your community (August 1, 2015 - June 30, 2016).
- Members receive a small “living allowance” to help pay their bills during your term of service. Of note, while the living allowance will help Members pay their bills, most Members are eligible for food stamps.
- Members will be eligible for health insurance.
- Childcare available for those that qualify
- At “successful” completion of service, Members will be eligible for the Segal Education Award ($5,730 for 2015-16).
- During their term of service, Members can request forbearance for qualified student loans.
- While their loans are in forbearance interest still accrues, but at the end of your “successful” term of service, Members will be eligible for the interest to be paid.
For most of these positions, access to a car, a valid driver’s license and car insurance is needed. Also for some positions, a Class E driver's license will be needed in order to drive agency vehicles. Members will be called on to attend events or assist clients with transportation to enroll in school, apply for benefits, go to appointments, etc. AmeriCorps members receive mileage reimbursement when using their personal vehicle.
Here is a link to our most recent video about our program. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rFQlcVx9rhw
If you would like to apply or know anyone interested, you can have them contact me or apply online in My AmeriCorps at https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/publicRequestSearch.do To search for the positions, include:
Program Type: AmeriCorps State/National
Program Name: International Institute
Along with position specific responsibilities, all Members will be involved in volunteer recruitment/management; planning and implementing agency special events, in addition to AmeriCorps trainings, service days and events. The five Members serving in the Client Services Department will take part in refugee resettlement functions such as airport pickups, along with initial home and grocery store orientation and other refugee direct services. Almost all positions necessitate regular access to a car and willingness to transport clients. Mileage related to service, reimbursed. For some positions, a Chauffer’s (Class E) license is needed to operate agency vehicles.
- Client Services: Benefits – Help clients apply for Social Security Card, benefits (Food Stamps, cash assistance, Medicaid), registering for Selective Service, training in post 6 month class and assist with completing change of address forms. Chauffer’s license needed to operate agency vehicles.
- Client Services: Child Services – Enroll children in school and daycare; coordinate child care activities for families attending Enhanced Orientation; enroll children into Women Infant & Children Benefits Program; help implement Children’s Holiday Party and help enroll eligible clients in selective service. Chauffer’s license needed to operate agency vehicles.
- Client Services: Housing – Assist securing donated supplies and furniture, set up apartments, grocery purchases and orientation, airport reception, client transportation, scanning arrival documents, coordinate donation drives with schools, and collaborate with other service agencies. Chauffer’s license needed to operate agency vehicles.
- Client Services: Medical Services & Enhanced Orientation Training – Supplement services of other Medical Services Member, create Enhanced orientation list, assist with EO instruction, teach clients how to make medical appointments, and help fill out change of address forms. Chauffer’s license needed to operate agency vehicles.
- Client Services: Medical Services & Immunizations – Help organize immunization clinics, schedule medical appointments, arrange transportation request interpreters, assist clients in finding resources, teach clients how to make medical appointments, train and coordinate medical service volunteers. Chauffer’s license needed to operate agency vehicles.
- Economic Development: Micro Enterprise and IDA Programs - Assist clients in completing enrollment applications, assist with marketing and outreach, provide pre loan technical assistance. Assist IDA savers with savings agreement and pre asset purchase technical assistance. Assist with loan monitoring and IDA deposits. Provide support for free tax preparations services.
- Education Department – Assist with volunteer recruitment, training and management for Education programs; outreach and retention of students for citizenship programs; schedule and/or administer citizenship mock interviews; assist with Path to Citizenship event.
- Social Work Department – Assist clients with complex needs, e.g. schedule medical appointments; arrange transportation; accompany clients to appointments; provide support and advocacy with service providers; teach clients how to use public transportation, advocate for themselves at appointments; refill medications; access community services and resources.
- Workforce Solutions: Employment – Help clients build job readiness skills, assist with job applications, résumés, and mock job interviews, maintain the client employment tracking list, teach hotel housekeeping and coordinate monthly Just Hired events. If no access to a vehicle to transport clients, then required to get Chauffer’s license in order to operate agency vehicles.
- Workforce Solutions: Urban Farm Program – Assist with supporting field and program activities along with program recordkeeping. Serve as a link between farmers and educators; assist with acquiring donations; aid in referrals and facilitate volunteer and client interactions to accomplish field activities.