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Current Openings

Resettlement Caseworker

Responsibilities:

  • Welcome newly arriving refugee families and individuals
  • Provide community orientation, counsel, and assistance in addressing basic needs
  • Assist refugee clients in accessing appropriate services such as public assistance, education, health care, and employment services
  • Encourage clients to work towards self-sufficiency and early employment
  • Maintain and complete case files and required documentation for each case
  • Maintain regular contact with assigned cases, including required home visits
  • Identify and address barriers to successful resettlement as necessary
  • Operate as a cultural broker between volunteers, church groups, service providers and refugees.
  • Other related tasks as assigned

Qualifications:

  • A desire to serve refugees in support of the mission of World Relief
  • Proficiency in a refugee language highly desirable
  • Flexibility and the ability to learn quickly in a fast paced work environment
  • Good oral and written English communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work sensitively and effectively in cross-cultural settings
  • Previous experience with refugees highly desirable
  • Good time management and multi-tasking skills
  • Intermediate computer skills
  • Access to a vehicle, current driver’s license, and clean driving record required.

Location:  Kent, Washington
Compensation: $13.50/hour to start, $14 after 90 days
To apply, please visit http://worldrelief.org/Page.aspx?pid=2700

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Administrative Assistant

Responsibilities:

Administrative Support:

  • Prepare new case files for MG and state-funded employment/ESL programs.
  • Prepare forms, reports and letters for MG cases.
  • Assist State Grants Manager in maintaining case notes and collecting intake
    information for enrolled clients.
  • Assist in maintaining external and internal databases with current case and GIK data.
  • Maintain program records, assist with filing, and perform other ongoing administrative tasks for the MG Coordinator and State Grants Manager.
  • Other related tasks as assigned.

Reception:

  • Function in primary reception role for clients, volunteers and other visitors to the office.
  • Ensure front desk is staffed during open office hours (M, T, Th & F; 9am-4pm), coordinating and training all staff and volunteers assigned to the front desk
  • Maintain a clean, welcoming and informative environment in the office reception area
  • Assist visitors by fielding general questions, providing basic assistance and redirecting them to appropriate staff when needed.
  • Distribute paperwork or checks to clients as requested by resettlement staff.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of staff schedules, contact information and appointments.
  • Accurately document and report all significant interactions to appropriate staff. 

Qualifications:

  • A desire to serve refugees in support of the mission of World Relief.
  • Excellent organizational and problem solving skills.
  • Capability to multi-task and balance multiple responsibilities.
  • Good oral and written communication in English.
  • Knowledge of a second language a plus.
  • Good computer knowledge, including MS Word and Excel, and the ability to learn new programs.
  • Self-motivated worker with the ability to work independently, demonstrate  initiative and complete required tasks on time.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse groups of people.
  • Flexibility and the ability to learn quickly in a fast paced work environment.
  • Ability to communicate the work and mission of World Relief to visitors.

Location:  Kent, WA
Part-time (24 hours/week to start), permanent
Compensation: $12/hour, $12.50/hour after 90 days
To apply, please visit http://worldrelief.org/Page.aspx?pid=2700

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Furniture Mover

Responsibilities:

  • Pickup furniture or other gifts-in-kind (GIK) from donors as directed by GIK Coordinator
  • Deliver furniture and other GIK to new refugee families according to program guidelines and as directed by GIK Coordinator.
  • Set up apartments for new refugee arrivals, purchase necessary furniture when necessary to fulfill requirements.
  • Assist in maintaining and organizing storage areas.
  • Maintain positive relations and communication with donors, volunteers and refugees.
  • Accurately document and report receipts and delivery of GIK as well as program purchases.
  • Other related tasks as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • A desire to serve refugees in support of the mission of World Relief.
  • Ability to positively reflect the work and mission of World Relief to donors.
  • Ability to lift at least 70 pounds multiple times required.
  • Consistently available for on-call work that is variable and flexible in schedule.
  • Current driver’s license, insurance and clean driving record required. 
  • Good communication, customer service and organizational skills desired.
  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • Ability to work and communicate well with diverse groups of people.
  • Self-motivated worker with the ability to work independently and demonstrate initiative.
  • Experience working in multicultural settings desirable.
  • Knowledge of a second language is a plus.
  • Location: Kent, WA, with much work in the field
  • 15-70 hours/Month, part-time/on-call
  • Compensation: $13/hour

 

To apply, please visit http://worldrelief.org/career-opportunities 
For more about World Relief Seattle, please visit http://worldreliefseattle.org
For questions, contact Luke Williams at 253-277-1121 x225 or lwilliams@wr.org

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