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We hope you and your loved one’s are healthy and safe in these uncertain times. Partner in Employment is working hard to support our youth and families in the immigrant and refugee community. PIE’s office is closed during this coronavirus pandemic. Our staff is working from home and working hard to meet your needs, we have increased our services in employment, rental assistance food distribution and other social services. We are always here for you.

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If you need employment and rental assistance please call: 206-453-5142

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PIE advocates for high and livable wages, fair working conditions, equitable social support, and access to job training and education for immigrants and refugee. You can get involved by donating and following us on Facebook for news and updates on our work. Donations to PIE help us serve and provide stability to the immigrant and refugee community.

JOB OPENINGS

Join Our Team

Join our PIE family and be part of an organization committed to serving immigrants and refugees in South King County.

ESL Instructor

About the Organization

Partner in Employment (PIE) guarantees the long-term economic stability of newly arrived refugees and immigrants in South King County. We provide tailored assistance for workforce entry, job training in high wage industries, housing stability, and English language acquisition.

About the Position

Partner in Employment seeks an ESL instructor with the primary responsibility of providing specialized instruction for the purposes of developing a students ability to effectively acquire the English language and to utilize the English language in their daily lives. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Plans, organizes, and provides instruction in English in the Core Curriculum Content Standards and Washington state Adult Learning Standards.  Instruction must be consistent and coordinated with the Comprehensive Adults Student Assessment System (CASAS) so that students meet and exceed learning targets. 
  • Develops and delivers lesson plans utilizing a broad range of appropriate differentiated techniques and strategies addressing all aspects of communication that develop each student’s ability to read, write, speak, and listen in content areas at levels that ensure learners meet or exceed learning targets. 
  • Administers academic and language assessments for the purpose of evaluating student’s progress in meeting academic learning targets and progress in language acquisition.  Maintains complete and accurate records of student’s progress and evidence of growth and progress. 
  • Provides a nurturing, supportive, and positive learning environment with high expectations that encourage student responsibility, enhance motivation, clearly communicate classroom routines, and incorporate challenging instructional strategies. 
  • Attends professional English Language Acquisition meetings and attends staff meetings as may be requested or as established by the agency.
  • Advocates for the program needs that are required to meet the learning needs of English learner. 
  • Performs such other and not specifically enumerated duties as may be requested by the supervisor.
  • Helps navigate students to the appropriate agency personnel to address needs and concerns beyond the instructor’s ability to assist.
  • Collects and track student’s daily attendance. 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • TESOL or TEFL Certification 
  • Associate degree in English Language and/or related field, and 2 years’ professional experience in ESL instruction and/or employment/vocational training field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience 
  • Be able to work in coordination with other team members. 
  • Prior experience working with refugee and immigrant clients. 
  • Demonstrated computer skills including knowledge of Excel, word processing and email programs.  

PREFFERED EXPERIENCE:

  • Knowledge of DSHS databases 
  • Knowledge of community resources for refugees and immigrants. 
  • Experience interacting with all levels of management/staff and across organization lines. 
  • Experience presenting to different audiences verbally and in writing. 
  • Experience working with detailed information and presenting in a way that is easily understood by individuals at different levels within the communities PIE serves. 
  • Ability to multi-task 

    Position reports to: Program Manager 

    Salary and Benefits: Entry Level $20/hr. Part-Time with oppurtunity to move to Full-Time

    To Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to admin@partnerinemployment.org. Applications are open until filled. We will review applications on a rolling basis, so please submit your application as soon as possible.

     

    Bilingual ESL Assistant

    POSITION DESCRIPTION:

    Partner in Employment (PIE) works to guarantee the long-term economic stability of newly arrived refugees and immigrants in King County by providing tailored assistance in language acquisition, housing stabilization, workforce entry, and job training in higher-wage industries. The Development and Communications Specialist will provide overall support in fund development and communications activities. The ESL Assistant provides specialized assistance to the ESL Instructor for the purposes of developing a students‘ability to effectively acquire the English language and to utilize the English language in their daily lives. 

     KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

    • Support the ESL Instructor in developing lesson plans utilizing a broad range of appropriate differentiated techniques and strategies addressing all aspects of communication that develop each student’s ability to read, write, speak, and listen in content areas at levels that ensure learners meet or exceed learning targets. 
    • Provide a nurturing, supportive, and positive learning environment with high expectations that encourage student responsibility, enhance motivation, clearly communicate classroom routines, and incorporate challenging instructional strategies. 
    • Administers academic and language assessments for the purpose of evaluating student’s progress in meeting academic learning targets and progress in language acquisition.  Maintains complete and accurate records of student’s progress and evidence of growth and progress. 
    • Attends professional English Language Acquisition meetings and attends staff meetings as may be requested or as established by the agency. 
    • Advocates for the program needs that are required to meet the learning needs of English learner.
    • Performs such other and not specifically enumerated duties as may be requested by the supervisor. 
    • Helps navigate students to the appropriate agency personnel to address needs and concerns beyond the instructor’s ability to assist. 
    • Collects and track student’s daily attendance.  

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bi-lingual in languages including but not limited to Somali, Swahili, Lingala, French, or others 
    • TESOL or TEFL Certification 
    • Associate degree in English Language and/or related field, and 2 years’ professional experience in ESL instruction and/or employment/vocational training field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience 
    • Be able to work in coordination with other team members 
    • Prior experience working with refugee and immigrant clients. 
    • Demonstrated computer skills including knowledge of Excel, word processing and email programs.  

    Preferred Experience:

    • Knowledge of DSHS databases 
    • Knowledge of community resources for refugees and immigrants 
    • Experience interacting with all levels of management/staff and across organization lines. 
    • Experience presenting to different audiences verbally and in writing. 
    • Experience working with detailed information and presenting in a way that is easily understood by individuals at different levels within the communities PIE serves. 
    • Ability to Multitask

    POSITION REPORTS TO: ESL Instrcutor

    POSITION STATUS:  Part time, 20hrs/week 

    COMPENSATION: Entry Level; Hourly $20/hr 

    HOW TO APPLY: Please send resume and cover letter indicating Bilingual ESL Assistant in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Please email your resume and cover letter to admin@partnerinemployment.org

     

     

     

    Operations Assistant

    POSITION DESCRIPTION:

    The Operations Assistant supports the Operations Coordinator perform a variety of complex duties in support of the organization. There is a focus on principles of financial management, compliance, human resources, and administrative management to ensure accurate financial data, adherence of legal requirements and a healthy work culture.

    Financial Management

    • Support the Operations Coordinator perform various duties.

    • Review budget statements and reconcile budget statements with supporting documentation.

    • Resolve reconciliation problems and maintain record keeping for all transactions to ensure

      compliance with departmental, agency policies, grant requirements, rules, and regulations.

    • Reconcile budgets and prepare expenditure transfers, as necessary.

    • Prepare financial statements and budgets for grant proposals and reports as needed.

    • Notify Executive Director and Deputy Director actual over or under budget expenditures.

    • Research and justify fiscal requests.

    • Provide back-up for Purchasing.

    • Process invoice and payments.

    • Process check request and create checks.

    • Coordinate payroll, timesheets, and employee benefits.

    • Other duties as assigned.

    Compliance

    • Build and implement systems to increase organization-wide compliance and increase staff competency and institutional knowledge around compliance.

    Human Resources

    • Build, maintain and update human resource systems that create a supportive and transparent culture for all staff based on PIE’s equity values.

    • Implement basic human resources functions for the organization.

    Organization Administrative Management,

    • Manage tenant/landlord matters, office resources, vendors, technology and supplies.
    • Provide staff operational support.
    • Manage oversight in the following areas: office management, technology etc. 

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

    • Support the ESL Instructor in developing lesson plans utilizing a broad range of appropriate differentiated techniques and strategies addressing all aspects of communication that develop each student’s ability to read, write, speak, and listen in content areas at levels that ensure learners meet or exceed learning targets. 
    • Provide a nurturing, supportive, and positive learning environment with high expectations that encourage student responsibility, enhance motivation, clearly communicate classroom routines, and incorporate challenging instructional strategies. 
    • Administers academic and language assessments for the purpose of evaluating student’s progress in meeting academic learning targets and progress in language acquisition.  Maintains complete and accurate records of student’s progress and evidence of growth and progress. 
    • Attends professional English Language Acquisition meetings and attends staff meetings as may be requested or as established by the agency. 
    • Advocates for the program needs that are required to meet the learning needs of English learner.
    • Performs such other and not specifically enumerated duties as may be requested by the supervisor. 
    • Helps navigate students to the appropriate agency personnel to address needs and concerns beyond the instructor’s ability to assist. 
    • Collects and track student’s daily attendance.  

    Education and Experience:

    • Associate degree in Accounting or related field, and 2 years’ professional experience in non- profit accounting and/or employment/vocational training field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Be able to work with accuracy.
    • Prior experience working in non-profit working with refugee and immigrant clients.
    • Demonstrated computer skills including knowledge of Excel, word processing and email programs.

    Preferred Experience:

    • Knowledge of non-profit accounting.

    • Knowledge of QuickBooks online.

    • Experience interacting with all levels of management/staff across organization lines.

    • Experience presenting to different audiences verbally and in writing.

    • Experience working with detailed information and presenting in a way that is easily understood by individuals at different levels within the communities PIE serves.

    • Ability to multi-task.

    POSITION REPORTS TO: Operations Coordinatior 

    POSITION STATUS:  Part time, 20hrs/week 

    COMPENSATION: Entry Level; Hourly $20/hr 

    HOW TO APPLY: Please send resume and cover letter indicating Operations Assistant in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Please email your resume and cover letter to admin@partnerinemployment.org

     

    Training Navigator

    POSITION DESCRIPTION:

     

    The Training Navigator connects PIE clients to various training opportunities by building relationships with current, prospective, and potential partners. In collaboration with the Employment Practitioners, he/she will assist clients to achieve success.

    Responsibilities

    • Research and connect with current and prospective training providers.

    • Build and maintain relationships with current and future partners.

    • Develop and maintain accuracy of training opportunities for PIE clientele.

    • Attend various provider’s meetings to stay engaged and up to date with current trends and changes.

    • Advocate for systems and policies supportive of immigrant, refugees, and limited English speakers.

    • Assist Employment Practitioners with client and partner related duties.

    • Assist in the design and implement overall partner recruiting strategy.

    • Source and recruit partners by using databases, social media, etc.

    • In collaboration with other PIE staff, assess clientsrelevant knowledge, skills, soft skills, experience and aptitudes to determine eligibility for various training opportunities.

    • Assist in removing barriers to training for clients.

    • Act as a point of contact and build influential client and partner relationships

    • Other duties as assigned

    REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 

      • Bachelor or Associate degree or professional experiences in Social Work and/or related field, and 2 years’ professional experience in employment/vocational training field, or an equivalent combination of education and experiences.

      • Prior experience working with refugee and immigrant clients.

      • Be able to work in Coordination with team members.
      • Demonstrated computer skills including knowledge of Excel, word processing and email programs.

        Preferred Qualifications and Experience: 

      • Knowledge of DSHS databases.

      • Knowledge of community resources for refugees and immigrants.

      • Experience interacting with all levels of management/staff and across organization lines.

      • Experience presenting to different audiences verbally and in writing.

      • Experience working with detailed information and presenting in a way that is easily understood by individuals at different levels within the communities PIE serves.

     POSITION REPORTS TO: Program Manager

    POSITION STATUS:  Full Time, 40hrs/week 

     COMPENSATION: Entry Level; Hourly $20/hr 

    HOW TO APPLY: Please send resume and cover letter indicating Operations Assistant in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Please email your resume and cover letter to admin@partnerinemployment.org

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