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Job Opportunity- Office Manager

Office Manager job opening at the Concordia University, College of Business and Organizational Leadership.

Position Responsibilities: The office manager is responsible for assisting in the coordination and administration of the College of Business and Organizational Leadership

For more information, please download the PDF flyer here: Office Manager

 
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Posted by on February 27, 2012 in Community news

 

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Interpreters needed

The Center for Victims of Torture is seeking Tigrenya, Karen, Cambodian/Khmer, and Mandingo interpreters to provide interpretation services to international clients who are receiving therapy, social, and medical services. Interpretation is typically in a face-to-face setting, but there may be periodic need for phone interpretation or document translation.  Interpretation services are provided on a part-time, as-needed basis in St. Paul. Hours vary, but typically interpreters will work between 2 to 6 hours per week. Hourly rate is $20-$25 per hour.

  • Applicant must possess excellent interpreting skills.
  • Fluency in target language and English.
  • Must be registered on the MN Department of Health Interpreter Registry
  • Interpreting experience in the medical, mental health, or social services areas preferred.
  • Experience working in a confidential environment.
  • Interested in the advancement of human rights.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours between the hours of 9 am – 5 pm, Monday – Friday.

For more information and to apply:  http://cvt.simplicant.com/

 
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Posted by on February 27, 2012 in Community news

 

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The Lao Advancement Organization of America (LAOA) is seeking an NEW Executive Director.

Executive Director (Apply by Jan. 22)
Lao Advancement Organization of America (LAOA)

Primary consideration will be given to applications received in the Board office [LAOA Office: Lao Cultural Center Building. 2648 W Broadway Ave. Minneapolis, MN 55411].

About the Organization
LAOA is one non-profits 501(c)(3) organization established in 1988 to create uponJhe strengths and traditions of Lao culture, to give Lao families in Minnesota, and the United States the tools they need to succeed in their new homeland. LAOA is governed by an 11-member Board of Directors.The mission of LAOA is to be an advocate for providing education, employment, and economic opportunity for Lao people at all stages of life.

If you have interest about this position please send your resume to Houmpheng Phongsavath, Chairman of the Board Directors: 2648 W Broadway Ave. Minneapolis, MN 55411. The due date is: Jan 22, 2011.

If you have any questions, please contact LAOA at: 612.302.9154 or khphanthavong@laoamerica.org

 
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Posted by on January 18, 2012 in Community news

 

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Preparedness Coordinator – Hmong/Bilingual skills required

AMERICAN RED CROSS –NORTHERN MINNESOTA REGION                  

Department:                          Emergency Services

Reports to:                             Preparedness Manager

Employment Status:              Part Time

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Position Purpose:

The Preparedness Coordinator is responsible for the provision of a comprehensive program to train community members throughout the region how to prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies, with a focus in the Hmong community. The Preparedness Coordinator is responsible for representing the region and regional operations to various constituent internal and external groups. The Preparedness Coordinator is responsible for providing leadership and resources to other projects and services as assigned.

 

Key Job Functions:

• Coordinates prevention and preparedness efforts, including the development and implementation of regularly scheduled training sessions designed to reach diverse audiences and targeting the Hmong community.

• Develops and maintains strong working relationships within the preparedness and Hmong communities.

• Delivers educational preparedness presentations in English and in Hmong.

• Analyzes and evaluates the effectiveness of systems and program activities.

• Works closely and cooperatively with staff and volunteers throughout the region, state, and nation.

• Ensures the maintenance of accurate and complete records.

• Serves as a liaison to American Red Cross National Headquarters on preparedness issues.

 

Job Specifications and Competencies:

• Bachelor’s degree or significant college-level coursework in a related field.

• Bilingual skills required (Hmong and English). Must be able to read, write and speak fluently in both languages.

• Ability to act as a Red Cross Representative and work with diverse populations.

• Strong organizational skills.

• Demonstrated competencies in the provision of a variety of direct client services.

• Tact, maturity, and flexibility.

• Ability to work well under stress and adverse conditions.

• Ability to work effectively with both volunteer and paid staff and with diverse populations.

• Ability to maintain confidentiality.

• Availability to work evenings and weekends

 

To apply for this position, please visit http://www.redcrossmn.org/aboutus/careers.

 

 
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Posted by on January 17, 2012 in Community news

 

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American Indian OIC, job training opportunities

The American Indian OIC is an accredited training school located on Cedar and Franklin in Minneapolis. We currently do not charge application fees, in fact, in the past year we’ve received two $5 million grants from the U.S. Department of Labor, and therefore all of our training (excluding our 3 business classes) are being offered free of charge to all students. And over 95% of applicants interested in the business programs receive Pell Grants for part or all of their schooling. I have listed the programs we offer below and the amount of time it takes to complete the degree.

In addition to free tuition for most programs, our students receive free bus passes while they are in school and those in Health Care programs receive a $50 gift card to go toward scrubs and shoes. Graduates are invited to participate in our nationally recognized Employment Services program that has helped 90% of our grads obtain a job within 2-3 months after graduation. I’ve attached flyers for our 4 specialties and ask that you pass this information on to anyone you think might be interested in our services. We’re just hoping to reach out to as many people as possible while we’re able to offer so many of our programs for free. The more people we reach, the more people we can train and help find secure, permanent jobs. Our programs are available to everyone.

The only requirements the AIOIC have are that students must be 18 or older they must pass the Test of Adult Basic Education test (reading and math) with a 5 or higher. For those who score lower, we do have a free ABE/GED class. While ESL classes are not offered, many of our students do not have English as their primary language. Some of our Health Occupations programs are offered to those who would have a harder time in the regular classes and would need more time with the material.

Business Programs:
Administrative Assistant (9 months)
Human Services Technician (6 months)
Small Business Management (9 months)

Information Technology Program:
Computer Support Specialist (9 months)

Public Relations Program:
Public Relations Specialist (9 months)

Health Care Programs:
Acute Care Nursing Assistant (6 weeks)
Emergency Medical Technician (12 weeks)
Health Occupations (6 or 9 months)
Home Health Aide (1 week)
Medical Office Assistant (9 months)
Nursing Assistant (5 weeks)
Personal Care Assistant (3 weeks)
Trained Medication Aide (3 weeks)

Coming Soon:
Social Media Specialist
Additional IT Programs

If you have any specific questions or would simply like to learn more about the AIOIC, please contact me.

Thank you for your time,
Ashley Bostrom
AIOIC
1845 E Franklin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55404
612.341.3358 ext. 174, ashleyb@aioic.org

 
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Posted by on December 27, 2011 in Community news

 

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