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International Institute-Medical & Cultural Orientation
 
 
 
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.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 activities will include an initial orientation, CPR/First Aid certification, disaster preparedness, 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 Medical, Childcare and Cultural Orientation Member will assist clients in scheduling medical appointments. Additionally, Member will schedule interpreters and transportation for client appointments. Member will teach Cultural Orientation (CO) to newly arrived refugees. Duties for CO will be to create client attendance list, facilitate weekly meetings, schedule interpreters, and administer curriculum assessment as well as document client attendance, review and update curriculum as needed. Member will assist staff in picking new arrivals up from airport, provide grocery orientation, assist with home visits and orientation. Member will assist families in enrolling their school age children in the St. Louis Public Schools and provide daycare assistance by helping families in selecting and enrolling their pre-school age children into daycare.• Assist in completing public assistance applications including Food Stamps, Medicaid, Cash Assistance, WIC and Daycare as assigned.
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Mileage reimbursement related to service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage . 
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Hunger ,  Community Outreach ,  Education ,  Children/Youth . 
 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Education ,  Social Services ,  Computers/Technology ,  Communications ,  Public Speaking ,  Team Work ,  Teaching/Tutoring . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
International Institute-Medical & Cultural Orientation

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

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    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 95469


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