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If you’re a great collaborator, enjoy a high-energy environment, and believe in your ability to change the world one person and family at a time, we invite you to browse our current job openings. To apply for a position complete an IRCO application and submitting it with a resume and cover letter. In some positions you may need to follow alternative submitting instructions which would be listed in the job posting. Due to the high volume of applicants and varying timelines for filling positions, we will not be able to return calls inquiring about the status of an application. IRCO is an equal opportunity employer – we don’t discriminate based on race, national origin, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristics protected by law. We will make reasonable accommodations to meet our obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and state disability laws. Please contact the email listed to request an accommodation. Job openings that are no longer posted on this page are no longer accepting applications.

To apply, submit materials via email, mail, or deliver in person to:

Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization (IRCO)
Attn: Mark Kajitani, Human Resources
10301 NE Glisan St
Portland, OR 97220

IRCO Job Positions Available:

Asian and Pacific Islander Youth and Family Advocate

This position is responsible for providing academic support to 30 school-aged youth and after-school academic group activities up to 4 times per week.  Posted 8/3/15

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Slavic Youth and Family Advocate 

The Youth and Family advocate will work with IRCO's youth staff, SUN site coordinators, and staff from various schools to engage students and their families in their school environments in a positive and culturally appropriate way.  Posted 8/3/15

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Academic & Community Engagement Coordinator (2 positions available) 

The Coordinator will teach academically-focused extended day classes and carry out academic mentoring during the school day; implement family events, refer students and families to resources and maintain partner relationships; help to implement school safety plans; recruit, train and supervise volunteers.  Posted 7/30/15

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SUN Site Community Site Manager

At the Madison SUN Community School, the collective efforts of youth, parents, businesses, faith communities, libraries, and community organizations create a network of supports that ensure academic success, family self-sufficiency, and economic prosperity.  Posted 7/28/15

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Life Skills Instructor/Coach

This positions will work directly with CWP customers in need to improve their life skills to successfully move towards becoming self-sufficient and able to support themselves and their families through stable living wage employment.  Posted 7/24/15

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DHS Domestic Violence Specialist  

To all the dedicated, hard-working, and passionate people who are looking for a career that promotes creativity, independence and makes a positive impact on immigrant and refugee families.  IRCO is an organization that values its employees and holds them to the highest standards and highest regard. Posted 7/24/15

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Upward Bound Math Tutor  

Apply now!   If you are experienced at or want to gain experience tutoring youth, are skilled at high school level math as well as other subjects, and are friendly and personable.  Posted 7/22/15

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Workforce Specialist   

The CommunityWorks Project is a program that IRCO is one of six community-based organizations that will provide job preparation and placement services to Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) participants who are participating in Job Opportunities Basic Skills (JOBS) program.  Posted 7/13/15.  

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Case Manager 2  

This position will provide case management to DHS Child Welfare families, and contact DHS CW (Child Welfare) Case Workers for case coordination and support as needed.  Posted 6/19/15.  

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Interpreter Contractors

We are currently seeking independent contractors for interpretation services (consecutive/simultaneous/sighting) in the Portland, Oregon area. Independent contractors work independently and are offered a variable amount of interpretation assignments depending on IRCO’s demand. In performing the services, the person/company would be engaged as an independent contractor, and it is understood and agreed that the contractor, not IRCO, will be responsible for any federal and state taxes applicable to this payment. It is further understood that, as an independent contractor, he/she will not be eligible for the benefits of Federal Social Security or Workers Compensation. The independent contractor named above is not employed by IRCO.

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