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Iowa International Center Language Program
 
 
 
Hear Their Voices: Interpretation Services for Refugees and Immigrants is part of Iowa International Center’s programs aimed at removing language barriers for non-English speaking refugees and immigrants. Hear Their Voices is a new program that offers free interpretation services to low- and moderate-income refugees and immigrants through in-person appointments, free interpretation hotline for first responders/crisis personnel, and a second interpretation hotline to assist landlords and tenants with housing issues. The program will also include written translation services benefitting the community. Hear Their Voices extends to collaborative, community-wide initiatives involving multiple partners, and where initiatives benefit the larger non-English speaking community. The Hear their Voices Program Coordinator VISTA works extensively with other community-based programs. The goal for this position is to build capacity around this new program area, including process and policy development, scheduling/protocols, data management, resource development, community outreach/education, and partner engagement.
 
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Member Duties : The VISTA member’s service will focus on the following key objectives: * To build community partnerships and outreach efforts around the Hear Their Voices program * To help create infrastructure for Hear Their Voices program * To develop resources for the Hear Their Voices program
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
 
*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 ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Public Speaking ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Community Organization ,  Communications ,  Social Services ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Leadership ,  Team Work . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Iowa International Center Language Program

Program Start/End Date
09/03/2019  -   09/01/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations IOWA  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  04/09/2019  To  08/20/2019 

Contact Catherine Tran
3839 Merle Hay Rd
Des Moines   IA   50310
5152828269
ctran@iowainternationalcenter.org
iowainternationalcenter.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 88001


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