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The Refugee Development Center looks for dedicated and passionate individuals who want to make an impact in mid-Michigan. Open jobs are listed below. Please email us with your resume and cover letter to apply for an open position. Check back if no open jobs are posted.
Overview: RDC is looking for competent Interpreters to provide assistance to non-English speakers across a range of activities. The interpreter will provide interpretation services in various settings such as during home visits, at RDC program locations and via phone calls. A cultural broker as a liaison, a cultural guide helping assist the RDC and all the families we serve in providing culturally and linguistically competent programs and practices. Cultural Brokers from key refugees and immigrant groups in Lansing are sought to help support our programs and families.
Pay: $17.00/hour to start
See full job description here: Cultural Broker
To apply: Complete the application here. Call Maryam at 517-999-5090 with questions.
Early Childhood Specialist
Overview: The Early Childhood Specialist will provide early childhood instruction to refugee and immigrant students while their parent is involved in other RDC programming. This position will also maintain contact with student families in home visits and coordinate parent education around early literacy, American school systems, and child development. Candidate should have previous experience working with early childhood students (1-5 year olds) and working with diverse populations. Candidate must be organized, have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to be flexible. To be a successful early childhood educator, you should be able to display strong communication skills and a kind and gentle demeanor when interacting with children. Ultimately, an outstanding early childhood educator should display patience and use creative ways to interact and engage with children.
See full job description here: Early Childhood Specialist
HOURS: Full time, includes some regular weekday evenings until 7:30pm PAY: $33,280-$37,440 commensurate with experience BENEFITS: RDC offers fully paid health, dental, vision, retirement and generous PTO.
Timeline: Applications will be accepted until May 31st. To apply: Send resume & cover letter, complete with reference contact information, to Erika Brown-Binion, Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org by May 31st. Call Erika at 517- 999-5090 with questions.
Overview: Candidate will provide English instruction to adult English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) using curriculum aligned to Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). Candidate should have previous experience teaching English for speakers of other languages. Candidate must be organized, have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to be flexible. A successful candidate will embody the values of the RDC in their role: Compassion, Collaboration, Innovation, Education, Welcoming, Cultural Humility, and Commitment.
Click for full position description: English Teacher
Hours: up to 20 hours per week. Full time possible. Must be available afternoons and evenings. Pay Rate: $17.50-$21.00/hour; Commensurate with experience and credentials. Benefits: Retirement plan; fully paid health benefits, generous vacation, sick and holiday pay.
To apply: We are accepting applications on a rolling basis. Send resume & cover letter, complete with reference contact information, to Erika Brown-Binion, Executive Director at email@example.com. Call Erika at 517-999-5090 with questions.