Starting April 3rd, 2023 PIE will move to a new office space next to Angle Lake in SeaTac. You can find us at 19530 International Blvd., Suite 108, SeaTac, WA 98188.

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Partner in Employment advocates for livable wages, fair working conditions, equitable social support, and access to job training and education for immigrants and refugees. 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.


Join Our Team

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

Employment Practitioner (FT)


The Employment Practitioner is responsible for assisting low-income individual to access education and employment opportunities. As part of a team, the Employment Practitioner is responsible for coordination of services, career counseling, job search and job skills training, job placement and retention. The Employment Practitioner will provide support to refugees and immigrants accessing needed services including outreach, intake assessment, case-management, advocacy, and referral. In addition, they will work collaboratively with providers to ensure continuity of services. The Employment Practitioner will maintain monthly records, participant files, and accurate reports of services.



Outreach and Assessment

· Conduct outreach with clients, employers, and community providers.

· Promote and build quality client case load through recruitment and referral.

· Conduct comprehensive assessment of clients’ training and employment needs to ensure contractual compliance.

· Provide job development, placement and retention services to job seekers including arranging for career exploration/exposure, job matching, and working with employers and new employees to problem solve.

Job Search

· Provide career counseling, job search, and job skills training.

· Conduct workshops and skills trainings to prepare refugee and immigrant clients for job search and employment.

· Assist clients with employment application, job search, resume preparation, and job interviews.

· Provide job leads, ensure clients participation and progress is reported in timely manner.

· Identify training opportunities and connect clients.

· Act as an advocate on behalf of clients so they can access services.

· Assist with job placement and job retention including resolving crisis that may arise from work/intern sites.

· Based on clients training needs and career exploration, develop training plans that lead to career paths with wage progression opportunities and increased towards client’s self-sufficiency.

· Based on client assessment, enroll clients into ESL and/or vocational training classes to increase employment success and job retention.

· Assists clients to remove their employment barriers.

Case Management

· Maintain weekly contacts with clients during their job search activity or training to support and resolve barriers

· Maintain monthly contact with clients during their employment period to ensure their continued employment by utilizing the retention services program per contract requirements

· Ensure appropriate job placement by maintaining regular follow-up contacts with clients and employers

· Provide crisis intervention and assist clients with support services to ensure successful employment retention


· Track employment opportunities in King County

· Complete and submit all required paperwork in a timely, quality, and accurate manner

· Track and collect job placement data and providing that data to the supervisor on monthly basis

· Participate in staff meetings and other related trainings

· Other duties as assigned


· Associate degree and 2 years professional experience in employer and/or vocational training field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

· Fluency in English and one of these languages: Afghanistan languages, Somali, Swahili and/or Ukranian

· Excellent organizational, outreach and recruitment skills

· Ability to work independently and as part of a team

· Demonstrated computer skills including knowledge of Excel, word processing and email programs

· Knowledge of local market trends, employment and training services, and the welfare system

· Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with individuals from a wide range of cultural backgrounds

· Must have own transportation, a valid Washington state driver’s license, and ability to travel to multiple sites on a regular basis


· Bachelor’s degree

· Knowledge of reporting databases

· Experience working with low English-speaking refugees and immigrants in Employment Services

· Extensive knowledge of community resources and employment and training resources


Full-time; 40 hours per week


Hourly; depends on experience

If interested and would like to apply for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume to Please indicate your salary requirement in your cover letter.



Youth Engagement Intern


We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join our organization as a Youth Engagement Intern for the Restoration Training Crew Program. You will work alongside a Crew Lead to lead a crew of youth participants (aged 16-24) in an environmental training program focused on environmental restoration skills, job skills development, and environmental education. This is a great opportunity for those with a strong passion for environmental conservation, a commitment to youth development, and excellent leadership and communication skills.  




  • Collaborate with Crew Lead to jointly lead and plan logistics of the Environmental Restoration Training Program.
  • Support in providing guidance and mentorship to crew members, ensuring their personal and professional growth.
  • Foster a safe, inclusive, and positive work environment that promotes teamwork and collaboration.

Training Program Support:

  • Assist in the development and delivery of training curriculum covering environmental restoration skills, job skills, and environmental education.
  • Assist in conducting on-site training sessions, workshops, and field trips to enhance the crew members’ knowledge and understanding of the environmental field.

Skill Development:

  • Assist in teaching and demonstrating various environmental restoration techniques, including habitat restoration, tree planting, invasive species management, mulching, tools safety, etc.
  • Support crew members in the acquisition of essential job skills, such as teamwork, communication, time management, problem-solving, and workplace safety.
  • Provide feedback and coaching to crew members for their skill development.

Environmental Education:

  • Support discussions and activities to enhance crew members’ understanding of environmental challenges and their role in promoting conservation, sustainability, and more.
  • Encourage active engagement in environmental stewardship and promote a sense of responsibility towards the natural environment.

Program Administration:

  • Collaborate with program manager to ensure program goals, timelines, and reporting requirements are met.
  • Maintain accurate records, including participant attendance, evaluations, and progress reports.



  • Experience supervising and working positively with youth, aged 16-24. Comfortable with behavior management for this age group.
  • Strong leadership abilities and proven experience in engaging youth.
  • Passion for education and a desire to inspire youth.
  • Ability to work outdoors in various weather conditions and physically demanding environments.
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a personal vehicle



  • Experience working with immigrant, refugee and BIPOC communities.
  • Familiarity with job skills training and youth development principles.
  • Bachelor’s degree in education, environmental science, ecology, natural resources management, or a related field (or equivalent experience).
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of experience in education, environmental restoration, conservation, or related fields.
  • Ability to model jobs skills, professionalism, and good working behavior for youth.


Position Reports to: Environmental Program Manager



Monday – Friday, occasional weekend events

Part-time or Full-time (20 – 40 hours per week)

Project Duration: 6 months



$21; Hourly


HOW TO APPLY: Please send a resume and cover letter indicating Youth Engagement Intern in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Please email your resume and cover letter to


Posted 07/21/2023                  POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED


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