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Posted: Wednesday, December 20, 2017 12:35 AM


Job description:
Front Desk Receptionist, Level 1
International Institute of Minnesota

Organization Summary:
The Institute delivers services and resources to assist New Americans in the transition to a new life leading to economic self-sufficiency. Working together, New Americans, volunteers, and staff create not only a new home, but also a new future for those who have been displaced. From language learning and job training to citizenship classes and the celebration of cultural traditions, the Institute offers New Americans a pathway for a strong start to a new life in our community - something we all benefit from.
Job location: Twin Cities Metro
Activity Area: Human Services and/or Youth Development
Job Category: Administration Support Services
Employment Type: Board Member
income: DOQ
Hours: 15-20 per week

Primary tasks:
•Welcome and assist clients, both in person and by telephone and email•Promote International Institute of MN (IIM) programs and activities•Copy IIM promotional materials •Assemble and distribute USCIS (immigration) forms and answer basic questions about the forms and their procedures. •Take passport and immigration photos using a digital camera. •Complete miscellaneous administrative tasks for staff such as but not limited to: data entry, copying, faxing, typing, mailing and maintaining appointment calendars.•Operate cash register and credit card machine. Handle and process various forms of payment •Process outgoing mail, distribute incoming mail to correct employees •Complete opening and/or closing procedures and set/disarm security alarm (as schedule requires)•Lifting or moving items weighing up to 50 lbs. •Participate in the annual Festival of Nations•Other special projects and tasks as assigned

•practice in customer service with ethnically diverse clientele •Excellent computer expertise•Proven English communication expertise, both written and verbal•Basic math expertise, such as calculating fees.•capability to multitask work in a busy environment with multiple diversions•Has a demonstrated commitment to the International Institute of Minnesota's mission and vision. •Self-starter, patient, flexible, professional, and able to work autonomously. •capability to speak Somali, Karen or Spanish highly preferred•Availcapability to work occasional evenings and weekends

Application Process:
Submit cover letter and resume to Corleen Smith, Office Manager, via email No phone calls or walk-ins, please. Deadline to submit resume Friday, November 24, 2017.

• Location: Minneapolis / St. paul, Twin Cities Metro

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