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International Institute-Education
 
 
 
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 EDUCATION DEPARTMENT AmeriCorps will assist with volunteer recruitment, training, retention, satisfaction and appreciation for Education Dept. programs; outreach, recruitment and retention of students for Citizenship programs; coordinate mock citizenship interviews and other assessment activities; maintain schedule of Citizenship program activities and assist with the planning of Education Dept. special events. This position will be instrumental in forwarding the effort of increasing English fluency and ensuring successful achievement of citizenship through specialized programming. Estimated driving related to service: ON RARE OCCASIONS. Level of client contact: HIGH. It is highly recommended that Member not have outside employment during term of service.
 
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Mileage reimbursement related to service ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage ,  Training . 
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Education . 
 
Skills :
Teaching/Tutoring ,  Team Work ,  General Skills ,  Public Speaking ,  Community Organization ,  Education ,  Social Services . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
International Institute-Education

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  

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

Contact Valerie Lamping
3401 Arsenal St
Saint Louis   MO   63118
3147739090182
lampingv@iistl.org
www.iistl.org

Listing ID 94965


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