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International Institute-Economic Development
The International Institute of St. Louis (IISTL) is our community’s immigrant service and information hub. Our programs and services for immigrants, their families, and the wider community are locally and nationally-acclaimed. We connect new arrivals with first-touch services and resources, engage foreign-born and the wider community, and build a more inclusive community.The International Institute of Metro St . Louis has for over 100 years served the St. Louis foreign-born community. The mission is to build a more connected and productive society to benefit immigrants, their families, and the wider community. 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 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AMERICORPS will outreach to clients, maintain files, support and coordinate intake and technical assistance service for clients, coordinate client assistance from volunteer professionals, provide support to Individual Development and Micro-enterprise clients, administer tax client survey and coordinate free tax services. College degree with emphasis on business, finance and/or entrepreneurship preferred. Level of client contact fluctuates between High and Low. Need access to a car or willingness to use public transportation for site visits.
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Mileage reimbursement related to service ,  Health Coverage ,  Living Allowance . 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Education . 
Skills :
Team Work ,  Conflict Resolution ,  General Skills ,  Communications ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Computers/Technology ,  Recruitment . 
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Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

International Institute-Economic Development

Program Start/End Date
09/01/2021  -   07/31/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  21    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MISSOURI  

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

Contact Valerie Lamping
3401 Arsenal St
Saint Louis   MO   63118
3147739090 x182

Listing ID 94958