International Institute-Education

Saint Louis, MO
Sep 01, 2022
Sep 27, 2022
Position Type
Employment Type
Internship / Student
Organization Type
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 5 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. Further help on this page can be found by clicking here.

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 : Health Coverage , Childcare assistance if eligible , Education award upon successful completion of service , Stipend , Training .

Terms :

Permits working at another job during off hours , Car recommended , Permits attendance at school during off hours .

Service Areas :

Education .

Skills :

Public Speaking , General Skills , Team Work , Education , Teaching/Tutoring , Community Organization , Leadership .

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