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Iowa International Center ELL Program
 
 
 
The Accessible ELL Program is part of the Iowa International Center’s Multilingual Services designed to bring English language instruction to adult immigrants and refugees. Our ELL program serves locations that are convenient and familiar to immigrant communities, the majority of whom are from Somalia, Congo, Sudan, Myanmar, Eritrea, Iran, Bhutan, and Iraq. Immigrants and refugees that have settled in Iowa have difficulties transitioning to their new lives due to language barriers that hinder social and economic integration, and our ELL program breaks down some of those barriers through valuable life skills and language readiness. The ELL Program Coordinator works closely with instructors and community volunteers, agency staff, and ELL students, and s/he will strengthen partnerships between the organization with the local community through volunteer capacity-building, community engagement, and resource development. These resources will be used to supplement the existing program by providing additional materials, training, and outreach.
 
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.


Member Duties : The VISTA member’s service will focus on the following key objectives: • Assess and build upon the existing volunteer structure and create reliable volunteer supports for the ELL program • Build community partnerships and outreach efforts around the program • Develop fundraising/resources to build program capacity
 
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Training . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Education ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Team Work ,  Communications ,  Writing/Editing ,  General Skills ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Education ,  Community Organization ,  Recruitment . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Iowa International Center ELL Program

Program Start/End Date
07/30/2018  -   07/29/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations IOWA  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  04/02/2018  To  06/18/2018 

Contact Catherine Tran
3839 Merle Hay Rd
Des Moines   IA   50310
515-282-8269
ctran@iowainternationalcenter.org
iowainternationalcenter.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 79324


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