Position Summary: The Navigator Program is part of the Neighborhood Prosperity Initiative (Prosper Portland program) and designed to support social equity-based community economic development at the neighborhood level. WorkSource Navigators work within a citywide network to foster economic opportunity and vitality throughout Portland neighborhoods, with a focus on low-income populations and communities of color. The Volunteer Job-Readiness Coach is needed to assist program participants with writing and reviewing resumes and prepare them for interviews. General application assistance and job placement assistance.
Bi-lingual Spanish speaking volunteer preferred as most participants are Spanish speakers. Experience working with diverse individuals, preferred mature experience in the workforce, ability to follow volunteer policies, ability to maintain effective communication with staff, clients and local professionals. Organized, detail- oriented and willing to document project activities.
Time Commitment: Flexible, weekly/bi-monthly basis preferred
About Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization (IRCO)
10301 NE Glisan St. Portland (Main Office), 4424 NE Glisan St. Portland (Asian Family Center), 631 NE 102nd Ave. Portland (Africa House), Portland, OR 97220, US
To promote the integration of refugees, immigrants, and the community at large into a self-sufficient, healthy and inclusive multi-ethnic society.
The Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization (IRCO) is a non-profit organization established in 1976 to serve immigrants and refugees in Portland, Oregon. IRCO assists individuals and families successfully navigate their lives from cradle through career. IRCO provides programs and volunteer opportunities in the following areas:
Employment Preparation and Literacy
Employment Skills Training
Employment Placement Services
Youth Employment Services
Family and Domestic Violence Services
Youth Academic and Employment Services
Health Education and Advocacy
Interpretation and Translation Services
Community Development Services
Immigrants & Refugees
We'll work with your schedule.
This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.