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ORGANIZATION: INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF METROPOLITAN ST LOUIS

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The ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AMERICORPS will outreach to clients, maintain files, support and coordinate intake and technical assistance service for clients, coordinate client assistance from volunteer professionals, provide support to Individual Development and Micro-enterprise clients, administer tax client survey, and coordinate free tax services. College degree with emphasis on business, finance and/or entrepreneurship preferred. Level of client contact fluctuates between High and Low. Need access to a car or willingness to use public transportation for site visits.

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About INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF METROPOLITAN ST LOUIS

Location:

3401 ARSENAL ST, SAINT LOUIS, MO 63118, US

Mission Statement

VISION A thriving community with an ethnically diverse and engaged citizenry which thinks and acts globally. MISSION To help immigrants and their families be productive Americans and to champion ethnic diversity as a cultural and economic strength. CORE VALUES AND PRINCIPLES Collaboration • Excellence • Innovation • Multicultural Perspective • Integrity • Data-Driven Approach • Leadership

Description

For almost 100 years, the International Institue ofSt. Louis (IISTL) has operated St. Louis’ Welcoming Center for New Americans. IISTL’s founding goal was to integrate refugees of war into the American mainstream by promoting ethnic identity and leadership, being inclusive, and teaching democracy and self-reliance.

Today, we still address the important challenges of integrating newcomers and fostering cross-cultural awareness and appreciation. We offer nationally acclaimed services to more than 7,500 immigrants and refugees annually. Our Festival of Nations is the largest annual multicultural celebration in St. Louis, drawing more than 125,000 visitors each year. We have a deep knowledge of St. Louis’ immigrant communities and serve as key consultants on immigrant issues.

Our unique vision and mission are our fundamental strengths and much of our competitive edge. We strive to serve all immigrants without regard to county of origin, race, age or religion. Our leaders are authorities in the field of refugees and immigration policy. They, along with our proven track record in providing excellent, sought-after services, have positioned us as one of our region’s most respected institutions.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Immigrants & Refugees
International
Advocacy & Human Rights, Immigrants & Refugees, International

WHEN

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WHERE

3401 Arsenal StreetSaint Louis, MO 63118

(38.60267,-90.23846)
 

SKILLS

  • Budgeting
  • Microfinance
  • Business Development

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 11 months

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