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Career Coach Support

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Recruiting Organization: Immigrant & Refugee Community Organization - IRCO

Position: Career Coach Support

Program Area: Refugee Career Pathways (RCP)

Location: IRCO, 10301 NE Glisan St, Portland, OR 97220 and offsite Schedule: Flexible, tasks can be done remotely

Position Summary: The volunteer for this position will work with the Refugees Career Pathway Coaches to assist refugees in searching for jobs or building careers. Some of the help includes researching job boards on the internet, writing resumes, and, at times, coaching through the interview process. You will be expected to do Intense one-on-one coaching to build relevant skills, and work on a job search skills development plan in the client's different educational fields is expected.

Since RCP began, selected highly skilled professionals have benefited from an intense one-on-one personal executive coaching program. Professionals partner with senior-level career coaches to build a job search skills development plan which focuses on MBA-level business research skills and knowledge. Such areas as total compensation, benefits, salary studies, annual reports, business journals are researched so that the refugee professional understands the US market and can be confident that his knowledge and experience brings value to a company.

Resumes are enhanced so that each company and school attended in a client’s home country is described allowing a US recruiter to easily understand the relevance and value of home country experience.

Most importantly, adaptive teaching is the focus for interviewing skills. Clients have the option to study YouTube interview videos targeted to their industries, work through exercises tailored to each job ad, and practice with mock interviews before a "real" job interview occurs.

Qualifications: Requires someone who understands and can train on content for Microsoft Stream, can work independently, with attention to detail, and has effective communication skills.

Time Commitment: 2-3 months, variable weekly time commitment.

Age Requirement: 18+


Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair Accessible

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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Mission Statement

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10301 NE Glisan Street102nd Ave.Portland, OR 97220







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