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International Institute-Immigration Services
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 Immigration Services member will assist clients in scheduling immigration appointments, staff immigration pre-screening times 3x weekly, assess client for immigration specific eligibility and inform client of documents needed for specific immigration need. Collect fees and schedule client with immigration specialist on staff. Collect and review USCIS mail; with guidance from immigration specialist staff, follow-up with clients regarding USCIS mail and requests for additional information. In addition, this Member will set up appointments on staff calendars in Outlook for immigration, receive calls for immigration staffs and call back clients. This member will also assist staff in picking new arrivals up from airport, assist in purchasing 1st meal for arrivals, provide grocery orientation, assist with home visits and orientation.
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Mileage reimbursement related to service ,  Training . 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development . 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Team Work ,  Computers/Technology ,  Social Services . 
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Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

International Institute-Immigration Services

Program Start/End Date
09/15/2021  -   08/15/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  21    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MISSOURI  

Accepting Applications
From  05/15/2021  To  10/31/2021 

Contact Valerie Lamping
3401 Arsenal St
Saint Louis   MO   63118

Listing ID 95300