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The Institute for Immigrant Concerns is constantly looking for motivated interns and volunteers. Specific jobs and information are listed below.

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to
instituteforimmigrantconcerns@gmail.com.

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ESL Teacher


The Institute is looking for an experienced ESL teacher. Past experience with immigrant population a plus.

Responsibilities include:

  • Instructs students in English emphasizing the acquisition of listening, speaking, reading, writing grammar and vocabulary acquisition
  • Create detailed, sequential lesson plans and semester syllabus
  • Maintain student records, attendance and test sheets
  • Perform administrative duties within required time frames
Requirements for the position include:
  • Experience with adult ESOL teaching (whether domestic or abroad)
  • Certificate strongly preferred
This is the ideal position for retired teachers or students wanting to jump start their career in ESL teaching (we’ve had a fair bit of both in the past!).




Program Assistant


The Institute is looking for a qualified and efficient administrator. The most important qualification is bilingualism in Spanish or French. Experience with immigrants a plus. Duties will include:

  • Intake and registration of new students.
  • Assisting with document preparation and mailings.
  • Answering phone calls from students regarding class times and scheduling.
  • Making appointments for ESOL testing.
  • Keeping organized lists of pertinent student information.
Requirements for the position include:
  • Bilingual in Spanish, French, Italian, Arabic, Polish, Portuguese and others
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel etc.)
  • Attention to detail
This is a great opportunity for new graduates who want to get some experience in the non-profit management sector. There is a lot of leeway for new ideas and out of the box thinking! This could develop into paid position for the right person.




Grant Writer


The Institute is looking for a qualified grant writing intern. Previous grant writing or fund raising experience essential. Educational non-profit grant writing experience a huge plus. Duties will include:

  • Assisting the director with new government and foundation grant proposals.
  • Finding new applicable grants.
  • Tracking and reporting obligations relating to our grants.
  • Developing our private donor network, in concert with social media intern.
Requirements for the position include:
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Researching ability
  • Good people skills
This is a great opportunity for new graduates who want to get further experience in the non-profit management sector. There is a lot of leeway for new ideas and out of the box thinking! This could develop into paid position for the right person.





 
 

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The Institute for Immigrant Concerns is grateful for the many ways in which our friends, volunteers, staff and students support the program. Your gift— of any size — demonstrates your confidence in the Institute’s mission and allows us to continue our important work.

Why donate?


The government funds a minimal percentage of the Institute’s operating expenses. We depend on support from generous individuals like yourself to help fund our literacy classes, instructional materials, job search resources, community outreach, and so much more.




Is my donation tax exempt?


The IIC is a 501(c)(3) organization and your donation will be tax exempt.




Can I mail in a donation?


Yes! You can also mail your tax-deductible contribution to:

The Institute for Immigrant Concerns
122 W 27th Street
10th floor
New York, NY 10001




What are the suggested donation sizes?


• $25 help our students who have a long commute to the classes. • $80 help us providing refugees and asylum seekers with 4 weeks of ESL classes. • $150 purchases a complete 8-weeks ESL classes for one student, including all classes materials. • $250 help us providing support services such as professional training for our students. • $500 supports our monthly classroom space at the Holy Apostles. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​





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You can also contact us by email: instituteforimmigrantconcerns@gmail.com or telephone: 646-320-0061

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