International Institute-Medical & Cultural Orientation

Saint Louis, MO
Sep 07, 2022
Oct 28, 2022
Position Type
Employment Type
Internship / Student
Organization Type
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. Further help on this page can be found by clicking here.

Member Duties : The Medical and Cultural Orientation Member will assist clients in scheduling medical appointments, health screening for newly arrivals and completing their health screen paperwork's. 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.

Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible , Health Coverage , 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 :

Children/Youth , Community Outreach , Education , Hunger .

Skills :

Communications , Public Speaking , Team Work , General Skills , Computers/Technology , Teaching/Tutoring .

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