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Survivor Advocate/Case Manager

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 competency is preferred. Additional Experience is Preferred:      Ability …
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Medical/Public Health Advocate

PROGRAM:                  Survivor Support Services WORKING HOURS:       40 hours per week QUALIFICATIONS:        Education:       MS/MA in the social work, public health 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 competency is preferred. Additional Experience is …
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Statement on Proposal to Shut Down U.S. Refugee Resettlement Program

ZERO. That’s the number of refugees Trump administration officials want to admit to the US in 2020. This unconscionable proposal would shut down refugee resettlement in the United States, endangering refugees, weakening families and communities, and undermining the values on which this country was built. This is not the first time this administration has attacked …
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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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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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