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International Institute - Employment Services
 
 
 
Serving at the International Institute of St. Louis provides a wide variety of experiences and opportunities for growth. During the 11-month program, a total of 6 AmeriCorps State Members will be serving in various capacities at the agency. Along with providing direct services to newly arrived refugees from various countries and ethnicities, Members will actively participate in annual agency events such as the Festival of Nations and assist with volunteer recruitment activities. Member training will include an initial orientation, CPR/First Aid certification, disaster preparedness/response, professional development, Life-After AmeriCorps, the Show-Me Conference and more. Members will also serve the greater St. Louis community through service days such as MLK Day. Speaking a language used by clients is not a requirement, but can be helpful.
 
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Member Duties : The EMPLOYMENT SERVICES AMERICORPS will help immigrant clients build job readiness skills by assisting with completing job applications, designing resumes, providing one-on-one mock job interviews and assisting with client transportation. The Member will also be responsible for updating and maintaining the client employment tracking list, teaching hotel housekeeping and restaurant dishwashing classes, teaching Job Readiness class and coordinating employment events for newly arrived job seekers, just hired clients and career pathways participants. If no access to a vehicle, then Member required to get Class E license in order to operate agency vehicles. Level of client contact: HIGH. It is highly recommended that the Member in this position not have outside employment during term of service.
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Mileage reimbursement related to service ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage ,  Living Allowance . 
 
Terms :
Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Social Services ,  Education ,  Recruitment ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Writing/Editing ,  Team Work ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  General Skills . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
International Institute - Employment Services

Program Start/End Date
08/01/2021  -   06/30/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  21    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MISSOURI  

Languages
None

Accepting Applications
From  05/15/2021  To  08/30/2021 

Contact Valerie Lamping
3401 Arsenal St
Saint Louis   MO   63118
3147739090x182
lampingv@iistl.org
iistl.org

Listing ID 90029


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