Volunteer opportunity description

CIANA is looking for an experienced, Arabic-speaking case management volunteer to work remotely to provide services to our clients -- strategize with our management staff to assess our community members’ needs, their language and technology barriers, and provide the services that meet their emergency needs, including those related to COVID-19.

 

Currently, in light of the COVID-19 outbreak, our office in Astoria is closed and we have suspended all in-person services and programs. All our staff, interns, and volunteers are working remotely from home.

 

The Center for the Integration & Advancement of New Americans (CIANA) is a social services organization that works to integrate new immigrants from South Asia, the Middle East, North Africa, and Latin America into the socio-economic and civic life of American society while maintaining pride in their cultural heritage.

 

Position Responsibilities

The candidate will provide Arabic-speaking clients with:

  • Assistance with employment, housing, healthcare, financial, and education needs

  • Support with public benefits applications

  • Information and referral services, casework counseling

  • Referrals to other community and public COVID-19 resources.

 

To apply for this opportunity, please send a resume and cover letter to info@cianainc.org.

 

For more information about CIANA, check out our social media at @cianainc.

Requirements

Our preferred candidate ought to meet the following criteria:

  • Proficiency in Arabic

  • Excellent communication and technological skills

  • Casework counseling experience

  • Knowledgeable of NY public benefits

  • Good research skills

  • NYC resident preferred

Our volunteer needs

We need volunteers who are free at these times

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About the organization

Center for the Integration and Advancement of New Americans

Contact:
Hiring Manager
Hiring Manager
7185454040
Organization’s website:
http://www.cianainc.org
Volunteer opportunity website:
https://www.cianainc.org/
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