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ADS Administrative Assistant (Bi-Lingual in Farsi)

Open Opportunity

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Positions2 Remaining
ApprovalOrganizer will approve registrants
RegistrationOpens Oct 8, 2019 12:00am
Registration ClosesOct 31, 2020 12:00am or when space runs out.
Shared WithNeighborhood House
Age Limit18 and up
Description
BACKGROUND AND PROGRAM SCOPE
Neighborhood House partners with diverse individuals and families to build community and achieve their goals for health, education and self-sufficiency. Neighborhood House offers a variety of support programs to individuals with disabilities, older adults, and their families to assist in planning for care needs, identifying resources, connecting with services, and navigating the long term care sector. Medicaid recipients who receive paid, in-home caregiving services also receive comprehensive case management support. Neighborhood House partners with the City of Seattle Aging & Disability Services Department to provide linguistically and culturally competent services to participants whose preferred language is either Arabic, Farsi, Ukrainian, Russian, Amharic, Tigrinya, or Oromo.
RESPONSIBILITIES
Volunteers with this program work directly with clients and Neighborhood Staff, providing general program assistance with administrative tasks, researching client resources, and shadowing Case Managers and support staff both in office and field settings.
•     Spot check data entry using a list provided
•     Assist with sorting and filing paperwork
•     Assist with preparing mailings as needed
•     Shadow and translate for Case Managers as requested
QUALIFICATIONS
•     Commitment to helping immigrant and refugee people succeed
•     Familiar with internet research and Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel
•     Bilingual in Ukrainian, Russian, Farsi, Arabic, Amharic, Oromo, or Tigrinya.
•     Interest in other cultures
•     Patience and positive attitude
BENEFITS
•     Shadow Neighborhood Houses’ Case Managers as they work with clients
•     Gain experience working with Medicaid programs.
•     Introduction to the worlds of Long Term Care and Aging & Disability.
TIMEFRAME
Requirement of at least 1 day/week, between 4 -8 hours. Minimum commitment of 3 months.
LOCATION
Tukwila
14900 Interurban Ave S
Tukwila, WA 98168
APPLYING
Anyone interested in volunteering for this position should complete our Volunteer Inquiry Form so that we can learn more about you.
For questions about this, or any other Neighborhood House volunteer positions, contact Janelle Losse, Volunteer Services Manager, at (206) 461-8430 ext. 2006 or janellel@nhwa.org.
Requirement Details
  • Commitment to helping immigrant and refugee people succeed
  • Familiar with internet research and Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel
  • Bilingual in Ukrainian, Russian, Farsi, Arabic, Amharic, Oromo, or Tigrinya.
  • Interest in other cultures
  • Patience and positive attitude



Perks• Shadow Neighborhood Houses’ Case Managers as they work with clients
• Gain experience working with Medicaid programs.
• Introduction to the worlds of Long Term Care and Aging & Disability.
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Location: 14900 Interurban Ave S, Tukwila, WA 98168