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New Interim Executive Director Named for the International Institute

The Board of Directors of the International Institute of Buffalo is pleased to introduce Jennifer Rizzo-Choi, a recent Institute board member and experienced nonprofit leader, as the Institute’s Interim Executive Director. The board will immediately begin a search for a new, permanent executive director. In the meantime, Jenny will lend her experience—including more than a …
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Meet Hsa, Our Office Manager and Bookkeeper!

Welcome to our Meet Your Staff Monday Series, where we’ll be highlighting the different members of our team and letting you get an inside look at some of the wonderful people who help further the mission of the Institute! Today we’re speaking to Hsa, Our Office Manager and Bookkeeper! Please state your name and the …
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Meet Ryan, Our Translation Coordinator!

Welcome to another week of our Meet Your Staff Monday Series, where we’ll be highlighting the different members of our team and letting you get an inside look at some of the wonderful people who help further the mission of the Institute! Today we’re speaking to Ryan, our Translation Coordinator!   Please state your name …
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Service Update: Digital Signatures for Interpreting

As you may already know, in-person interpreting jobs through International Institute require a signature from customers upon the completion of appointments. In recent years, the Institute has gradually moved from paper forms to digital signatures (via mobile app). We are writing to inform you that interpreters will now be required to utilize digital signatures for …
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2021 Interpreting & Translation Training Calendar

  JANUARY: Introduction to Community Interpreting Training About: Those looking to enter the industry and those wishing to review foundational concepts will learn all about the basics and ethics of working as a professional interpreter out in their community.  Wednesday, January 13th, 2021 12:00 – 4:00 PM EST Virtual Cost: $40.00 per person. Registrations closed.  …
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Meet Bob, our New American Integration Coordinator!

Welcome to another week of our Meet Your Staff Monday Series, where we’ll be highlighting the different members of our team and letting you get an inside look at some of the wonderful people who help further the mission of the Institute! Today we’re speaking to Bob, our New American Integration Coordinator!   Please state …
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Job Posting: Community Outreach Coordinator

JOB TITLE:                   Community Outreach Coordinator PROGRAM:                 New American Integration SUPERVISOR:              Director of New American Integration WORKING HOURS:     40 hours per week. We are currently working a hybrid model. Most work will be done remotely or in the community, with some office hours. Some flexibility in scheduling may be required dependent on community need. Local travel …
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Job Posting: Immigrant Domestic Violence Advocate

JOB TITLE:                  Immigrant Domestic Violence Advocate PROGRAM:                  Survivor Support 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 highly encouraged Experience:      Experience in providing direct human services is required. Experience serving victims of violence and/or …
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Job Posting: Development Associate

JOB TITLE: Development Associate PROGRAM: Development and Communications SUPERVISOR: Director of Development and Communications CLASSIFICATION: Part-Time, Hourly ($15/hr) JOB SUMMARY: Support fundraising and communication initiatives, provide administrative support to the Development and Communications department, and coordinate volunteer/intern opportunities at the International Institute of Buffalo. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Experienced in managing SalesForce or other databases. Exceptional time-management …
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