Latest News and Updates


Sponsor a Refugee or Immigrant Family for the Holidays!

During this season of giving, the International Institute of Buffalo would like to show why we’re the City of Good Neighbors with our new Gifts for Good Neighbors program! With this program, volunteers are invited to sign up to sponsor one of our families. This includes refugees and survivors from Afghanistan, Burma, Congo, Guatemala, Iraq, …
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Urgent Need for Bedding and Pillow Donations!

As temperatures drop, our refugee families still need bedding and pillows to keep warm and comfortable through the harsh Buffalo winter. They especially need full and twin-size blankets! Please visit our updated online registries to give bedding and pillows to your refugee neighbors from Amazon, Target, and Walmart. For more information, contact Gloria at 716-954-2187 …
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In the News: Map for Adventurous Eaters on Channel 7

Channel 7 News reporter Jeff Russo covered the International Institute of Buffalo with a story about our Map for Adventurous Eaters update. He also highlighted the region’s cultural diversity through food by featuring Sahar Bakery, owned by the Attai family. They’re former refugees who came to America from Afghanistan in 2002. Click here if you …
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Special Programs Manager

JOB TITLE:  Special Programs Manager PROGRAM:  New American Integration           SUPERVISOR:  Director of New American Integration WORKING HOURS:  Full time 40 hours per week. Primarily 8-4 or 9-5 with some flexibility based on client and agency need. BENEFITS: This is a full-time (40 hours), in-office, hourly position eligible for benefits. IIB offers healthcare benefits, a …
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We’re Updating Our Map for Adventurous Eaters!

We’re asking WNY foodies for help identifying local ethnic restaurants and international markets! To suggest a change to the map, go to Map for Adventurous Eaters Updates. The map lists ethnic restaurants and international food markets in Buffalo and its surrounding suburbs. “The Buffalo region is well-known for being a great place for food and …
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Immigrant Domestic Violence Advocate

JOB TITLE:                          Immigrant Domestic Violence Advocate PROGRAM:                        Survivor Support Services SUPERVISOR:                    Coordinator, Domestic Violence Services WORKING HOURS:          40 hours per week QUALIFICATIONS:            Education:   BA/BS in the social work or human services field required MS/MA in the social work or human services field preferred. Experience:        Experience (1-2 years) in providing direct human services is required. Experience …
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