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When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

6440 Hillcroft Ave., Suite 411Houston, TX 77081


About

At Alliance we believe in helping our new community members become self-sufficient and feel a part of our Houston community. Every day we provide comprehensive services such as ESL classes, job readiness workshops, financial advancement and much more! We want all refugees to have a smooth transition, succeed and take part in the "American Dream".

The Social Adjustment Services currently seeks a dedicated and motivated volunteer to assist our case manager(s) in providing refugees with referral and support services related to health and social services and additional guidance to clients that support self-sufficiency and well-being.

The SAS Volunteer will be assisting the case manager(s) in working with the clients. It is important to note that some of their clients may have disabilities and /or special illnesses.

Duties would include but are not limited to:

v Translating during cultural orientation

v Assist clients with medical checkups (mainly women)

v Assist clients in filling out needed paperwork

v And other various Interpreting/Translating duties

Skills:

v Be comfortable with talking in front of a crowd.

v Be comfortable with a Multicultural Setting

v Have good interpersonal skills

v Must have patience

v Be Bilingual in Swahili

Time:

v Be available 2x a week, anytime between 8:30am-5pm, M-F

Skills

  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Swahili
  • People Skills
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Administrative Support

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2x a week for at least 1 month

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