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You Belong In Buffalo

The International Institute of Buffalo recently launched a series of videos to assist refugees and immigrants who are already living in, or might consider moving to, Buffalo. You Belong in Buffalo consists of seven instructive videos helping new Buffalonians navigate different challenges in their adopted community.  The series was made possible thanks to a grant …
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Operations Assistant

JOB TITLE: Operations Assistant SUPERVISOR: Executive Director WORKING HOURS: approximately 20 hours a week CLASSIFICATION: PART TIME/$15 hourly QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Associates Experience: Experience in managing an office is preferred. JOB SUMMARY: The International Institute of Buffalo, a 101 year old human rights organization, has served immigrants and refugees since 1918. The Operations Assistant is a new, part time position that …
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Development Assistant

JOB TITLE: Development Assistant SUPERVISOR: Director of Development WORKING HOURS: 30 hours a week CLASSIFICATION: PART TIME/ $13.75 hourly QUALIFICATIONS: Education: BACHELORS Experience: Social media management; event planning, promotion and execution; advanced MS Office user; strong interpersonal skills; attention to detail a must Additional Requirements: Basic Graphic Design Experience/knowledge of In-Design a plus. JOB SUMMARY: …
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Eat the World!

June 19, 2019: 6 PM – 9 PM A food truck event of global proportions in our own backyard! Celebrate World Refugee Day and Buffalo’s diversity while enjoying some of Buffalo’s best ethnic food trucks! Confirmed food trucks: Falafel Bar, The Great Aussie Bite Food Truck, Maria’s Bene Cibo, Ms. Judi’s Food Truck & Niagara …
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Statement on Proposed Asylum Policy

From Dictionary.com Asylum International  Law a refuge granted an alien by a sovereign state on its own territory. a temporary refuge granted political offenders, especially in a foreign embassy. From the website of U. S. Citizenship and Immigration Services: Every year people come to the United States seeking protection because they have suffered persecution or fear that they will suffer persecution due to:RaceReligionNationalityMembership in a particular social groupPolitical opinion If you are eligible for asylum …
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Case Manager – Trafficked Youth

JOB TITLE: Case Manager – Trafficked Youth PROGRAM: Survivor Support Services SUPERVISOR: Coordinator, Human Trafficking Program WORKING HOURS: 40 hours per week QUALIFICATIONS: Education: MS/MA in the social work or human services area.Experience: Experience in providing direct human services is required.Experience serving victims of violence and/or trauma is required.Experience in the area of cultural competency …
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Director of Development and Communications

Job Opening – SUMMARY The International Institute of Buffalo is a highly regarded community based nonprofit delivering best practice services that support the safety and success of foreign born residents of WNY. The Institute seeks a dynamic, passionate, capable Development Director who will lead our fundraising efforts and support our advocacy and impact. Institute fundraising …
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Housing Case Manager – Human Trafficking Services

JOB TITLE:  Housing Case Manager – Human Trafficking Services PROGRAM:  Human Trafficking Survivor Support Services SUPERVISOR:  Housing Coordinator WORKING HOURS: 40 hours per week QUALIFICATIONS:            Education: MS/MSW or combination of experience in social work or human services Experience:  Experience working with survivors of trauma and/or crime, and diverse cultures Additional Requirements:           Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills, including time …
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Case Manager – Human Trafficking Immigrant Survivors

JOB TITLE: Case Manager – Human Trafficking Immigrant Survivors PROGRAM: Survivor Support Services WORKING HOURS: 40 hours per week QUALIFICATIONS: Education: MS/MA in the social work or human services area required. Experience: Experience in providing direct human services is required. Experience serving victims of violence and/or trauma is required. Experience in the area of cultural …
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