IRC Employment Assistant


Published:

12/20/2017

Start Date

01/02/2018

End Date

05/31/2018

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

5348 University Ave
Suite 205
San Diego
CA
92105
United States

Description

The central lab for early employment opportunities, volunteers serve a minimum of 6 hours per week (2 shifts). No employment experience necessary, but resume building knowledge and language capacity a plus.


Location: City Heights or El Cajon

Dates Needed/Minimum Commitment:

  • Minimum 3 month commitment, at least 6 hours per week (2 shifts)


Times Needed: (subject to change)

  • Mondays - Fridays, 8:30am-1pm or 1pm-5pm 


Responsibilities:

  • Provide one-on-one job search assistance to IRC clients
  • Work with IRC clients to maintain up-to-date resumes and cover letters as needed, both of which require extensive drafting and editing skills.
  • Assist clients as they navigate the job market in San Diego by explaining the fundamentals of working in the U.S.
  • Identify potential job leads and guide clients throughout the process from submitting applications to their interview.
  • Provide assistance with administrative or research tasks as needed.


Qualifications:

  • Preference to those with work experience within the United States and the ability to explain the job search process.
  • Proficient in the use of computers and relevant programs such as Microsoft Office, Chrome, etc.
  • Skilled at writing and editing resumes, cover letters, and searching career websites.
  • Personable with language skills other than English is a plus.


Training/Preparation:

  • Attend a general IRC Orientation (1 hour)
  • Additional one on one staff training
  • Occasional volunteer meetings


Benefits

Training Provided

Language/Cultural Support Available

We welcome

Families

International Volunteers

How To Apply

VolunteerSD@Rescue.org

https://www.rescue.org/volunteer/employment-assistant

Please go to our website to apply: https://www.rescue.org/volunteer-opportunities/san-diego-ca


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