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Statement by Jenny Rizzo-Choi,  Executive Director of the International Institute of Buffalo, on the Attack of Author Salman Rushdie

“The International Institute of Buffalo condemns the vicious attack on author and humanitarian, Salman Rushdie. Rushdie remains a champion of free speech. Over the decades, he was targeted by small minds who wished to silence him. Yet, he remained steadfast. His struggle underscores the struggle of others around the world. He is a human rights defender, advocating on the behalf …
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Job Posting: New Arrivals Specialist

INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF BUFFALO, NY, INC. JOB DESCRIPTION JOB TITLE: New Arrivals Specialist PROGRAM: New American Integration SUPERVISOR: R&P Program Manager WORKING HOURS: Full time 40 hours per week in office (8:30-4:30 or 9-5), with some work completed in the field. Some flexibility is required for after-hours meetings with landlords if needed SALARY: $17.50 QUALIFICATIONS: …
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Job Post: Human Resource Generalist

Human Resource Generalist The International Institute of Buffalo (IIB) is a century-old nonprofit organization that provides direct social services to refugees, immigrants and survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking. IIB also operates a fee-for-service Interpreting & Translation program that is focused on increasing language access. IIB’s mission is to make Western New York a …
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Internship Posting: Finance Intern

FINANCE INTERN DESCRIPTION INTERNSHIP TITLE:         Bookkeeper Intern HOURS PER WEEK: 10-15 (Flexible) preferably available Fridays for at least 4 hours DURATION: at least 3 months (or full academic year) DESCRIPTION: The Finance department is looking for a Finance intern who will be responsible for the daily functions in the accounting department, accurate recording of revenue …
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HELLO (Home English Language Learners Outreach) Program Tutor Internship

HELLO (Home English Language Learner Outreach) Program HELLO Tutor INTERN DESCRIPTION INTERNSHIP TITLE:  HELLO Tutor Intern HOURS PER WEEK: Hours are flexible depending on tutor/client schedules. Most tutoring sessions around 2 hours.  Total number of hours per week dependent on credit hours needed. DURATION: Fall Semester or Academic Year DESCRIPTION: HELLO program tutors are trained …
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HELLO (Home English Language Learners Outreach) Program Administrative Intern

HELLO (Home English Language Learners Outreach) Program BIN INTERN DESCRIPTION INTERNSHIP TITLE: BIN Intern HOURS PER WEEK: 16 hours/week DURATION: Fall semester or academic year. DESCRIPTION: Intern will communicate with clients and gather information needed to complete BIN Enrollment Applications. Intern will be trained on how to navigate New York State Database.   BIN is …
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Internship Posting: Development

PHILANTHROPY AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT INTERN DESCRIPTION     INTERNSHIP TITLE: Development Intern HOURS PER WEEK: 8-10 hours. Can be one 8 hour day/week or two half days of 4 hours/wee DURATION: 3-4 months DESCRIPTION: The Philanthropy and Community Engagement Department is responsible for fund development, communications, and volunteer onboarding at the International Institute. The …
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Volunteer Information Session

We are kicking off the summer with a volunteer information session on zoom, open to anyone who is interested in learning more about our many programs! Our Volunteer Coordinator and Program Coordinators will briefly present all of our open opportunities and answer questions. This is a great way to get the full picture of the …
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Job Posting: Director of Finance

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE The International Institute of Buffalo (IIB) is a highly regarded nonprofit organization that provides direct social services to refugees, immigrants and survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking. IIB also operates a fee-for-service Interpreting & Translation program that is focused on increasing language access. IIB’s mission is to make Western New York …
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Job Posting: Business Leader Interpreting & Translation

Business Leader Interpreting & Translation   The International Institute of Buffalo (IIB) is seeking to hire a business leader for our Interpreting & Translation department, which is a social enterprise that offers high quality, client-centered services for individuals and businesses in the medical, legal, government and educational fields. IIB is committed to helping refugees and …
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