PIE'S INAUGURAL GALA WILL BE ON THURSDAY, MAY 16th!! We sincerely hope you can join us!

Please join us on Thursday, May 16th, as we turn to an exciting new chapter for PIE with our first ever gala! We will celebrate our community and raise funds that will support us with critical flexible spending to empower our work. We truly hope you can be a part of this special time in our journey! Registration opens in early March so please stay tuned. Thank you!

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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.

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.

Training Coordinator (FT)
 

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 clients’ relevant 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.
  • 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 QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCES:

  • 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 I

 

POSITION STATUS:

Non-Exempt; Full-time; 40 hours per week

 

POSITION RATE:

$28-30; hourly

 

*Position also qualifies for full benefit after 90 days introductory period and includes the following:  Paid sick and vacation, holiday pay, medical, dental, vision, and retirement plan. 

 

 

POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Community Outreach and Education Coordinator (FT)
 

POSITION STATUS: Permanent, Full-time, 40hrs/per week, non-exempt status

REPORTS TO: Program Director

COMPENSATION: $29-$30 per hour

LOCATION: On site, Main Office (19530 International Blvd, Suite 108, SeaTac, WA 98188)

MISSION:

Partner in Employment (PIE) works to guarantee the long-term economic stability of newly arrived refugees and immigrants in King County. We provide tailored assistance in language acquisition, housing stabilization, workforce entry, and job training in higher-wage industries.

POSITION SUMMARY

Partner in Employment seeks a Community Outreach and Education Coordinator with the primary responsibility of engaging low-wage workers in Seattle and surrounding communities about their rights at work, coordinating and facilitating labor standards trainings and workshops for workers and employers, and building strong, meaningful relationships with community-based organizations serving immigrant workers. Their secondary responsibility is to connect workers experiencing potential workplace violations to Partner in Employment. Success in this position requires a worker-centered approach, flexibility, strong facilitation and communication skills, and the ability to connect with a diverse, predominantly immigrant workforce.

 PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop outreach strategies to reach job seekers and workers in the Seattle and surrounding communities, to educate them about City of Seattle labor ordinances and their rights at work.
  • Identify and build relationships with community-based organizations that serve job seekers and workers in order to expand opportunities to educate workers about their
  • Coordinate and facilitate Know Your Rights workshops with workers and job seekers.
  • Help develop and adapt education materials and curriculum to reflect culturally responsive best practices and ensuring information is up-to-date.
  • Conduct one-on-one conversations with Seattle workers to discuss their rights at work and conduct intakes and referrals as needed.
  • Be responsive to worker inquiries about relevant City of Seattle labor standards.
  • Connect workers to Partner in Employment for the appropriate
  • Responsible for tracking training and outreach activities and entering relevant data into internal tracking systems.
  • Conduct monthly and quarterly billing and reporting in a timely manner.
  • Other duties as

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Proficiency in English and one of the following languages: Somali, Spanish and Dari/Pashto.
  • Associate degree in human services field, and 2 years professional experience in human services, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience working with individuals with limited English proficiency and new to the country.
  • Experience working with immigrants, refugees, and people from diverse
  • Ability to effectively conduct presentations and speaking with people either in groups or one-on-one.
  • Demonstrated commitment to economic, racial and social
  • Proficiency with using database systems and MS Office applications.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively with workers, colleagues, and community partners.
  • Ability to think strategically and explore creative solutions to
  • Ability to collect and track activities accurately.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in human services and 3 years professional experience in human services, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Prior experience working the non-profit sector.
  • Experience working in community education, training, outreach, or community
  • Familiarity with City of Seattle labor and employment laws or ability to learn new subject matter quickly.

 *Position also qualifies for full benefits after 90 days introductory period and includes the following: Paid sick and vacation, holiday pay, medical, dental, vision, and retirement plan. 

 HOW TO APPLY

Please submit your cover letter and resume to abdirahman@partnerinemployment.org, indicating “Community Outreach and Education Coordinator” in the subject line. In your email, please share days/times you would be available for an interview in February.

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POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED. PRIORITY APPLICATION DEADLINE FEBRUARY 12, 2024.

Employment Case Manager (Bilingual in English & Spanish) (FT)
 

POSITION STATUS: Permanent, Full-time, 40hrs/per week, non-exempt status

REPORTS TO: Program Manager

COMPENSATION: $27 per hour

LOCATION: On site, Main Office (19530 International Blvd, Suite 108, SeaTac, WA 98188)

MISSION:

Partner in Employment (PIE) works to guarantee the long-term economic stability of newly arrived refugees and immigrants in King County. We provide tailored assistance in language acquisition, housing stabilization, workforce entry, and job training in higher-wage industries.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Employment Case Manager is responsible for assisting low-income individuals to access education and employment opportunities.  As part of a team, the Employment Case Manager is responsible for coordination of services, career counseling, job search and job skills training, job placement and retention. Provide support to refugees and immigrants accessing needed services include outreach, intake assessment, case-management, advocacy, and referral. Work collaboratively with providers to ensure continuity of services. Maintain monthly records, participant files, and accurate reports on achievement of planned outcomes.

 PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Outreach and Assessment

  1. Conduct outreach with clients, case managers, employers, and community providers.
  2. Promote and build quality client case load through recruitment and referral from the communities.
  3. Conduct comprehensive assessment of clients’ training and employment needs to ensure contractual compliance and ensure that monthly report is done in a timely manner.
  4. 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.
  5. Educate job seekers about the Virtual Hiring Hall online job portal and assist job seekers to register and conduct job search through the website.

 Job Search

  1. Provide career counseling, job search, and job skills training.
  2. Conduct workshops and skills trainings to prepare refugee and immigrant clients for job search and employment.
  3. Assist clients with employment application, job search, resume preparation, and job interviews.
  4. Assist clients with job placement and job retention.
  5. Provide job leads, ensure clients participation and progress is reported in a timely manner.
  6. Identify intern sites and place clients in the sites to complete their training certification hours.
  7. Provide support services and advocate on behalf of clients so they can successfully complete their training.
  8. Assist with job placement and job retention including resolving crisis that may arise from work/internship sites.
  9. 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.
  10. Assist and/or enroll clients into ESL and vocational training classes to increase employment possibilities and job retention.
  11. Provide intensive case management that leads to clients’ employability and meeting outcome.
  12. Maintain weekly contact with clients during their training to support and resolve barriers.
  13. Place on average 3-5 job seekers into jobs each month.

Case Management

  1. Maintain monthly contact with clients during their employment period to ensure their continued employment by utilizing the retention services program.
  2. Ensure appropriate job placement by maintaining regular follow-up contacts with clients and employers.
  3. Provide crisis intervention and assist clients with support services to ensure successful employment retention.

Administrative

  1. Track employment opportunities include union-represented jobs in King County and provide clients with information and referrals to job openings.
  2. Complete and submit all required reports in a timely, quality, and accurate manner.
  3. Participate in staff meetings and other related training.
  4. Other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associate degree in human services field, and 2 years professional experience in employer and/or vocational training field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Fluency in English and Spanish.
  • Proven ability to provide quality job support to clients.
  • 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.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in human services and 3 years professional experience in human services, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Prior experience working in the non-profit sector or in workforce develoment.
  • Experience working in community education, training, outreach, or community

 *Position also qualifies for full benefits after 90 days introductory period and includes the following: Paid sick and vacation, holiday pay, medical, dental, vision, and retirement plan. 

 HOW TO APPLY

Please submit your cover letter and resume to abdirahman@partnerinemployment.org, indicating “Employment Case Manager” in the subject line. In your email, please share days/times you would be available for an interview in February.

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POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED. PRIORITY APPLICATION DEADLINE FEBRUARY 12, 2024.

ESL Instructor (PT)
 

POSITION STATUS: Permanent, part-time, 30hrs/per week, non-exempt status

REPORTS TO: Program Coordinator

COMPENSATION: $26-$28 Hourly

LOCATION: 19530 International Blvd, SeaTac, WA 98188

 MISSION:

Partner in Employment (PIE) works to guarantee the long-term economic stability of newly arrived refugees and immigrants in King County. We provide tailored assistance in language acquisition, housing stabilization, workforce entry, and job training in higher-wage industries.

 POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The ESL Instructor provides specialized instruction for the purposes of developing a student’s ability to effectively acquire the English language and to utilize the English language in their daily lives.

 PRIMARY 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.
  • Act as a lead on developing instructional curricula and conduct ongoing evaluation to modify them as needed.
  • 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 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.
  • Incorporate Digital Literacy education into ESL instruction.
  • Enters data into the appropriate database(s).
  • Provides support and guidance to the ESL Assistant if there are any.
  • 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
  • Performs other and not specifically enumerated duties as may be requested by the
  • Helps navigate students to the appropriate agency personnel to address needs and concerns beyond the instructor’s ability to
  • Collects and track students’ daily
  • Supervises volunteers and AmeriCorp members if there are any.

  REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 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
  • Prior experience working with refugee and immigrant
  • Demonstrated computer skills including knowledge of Excel, word processing and email
  • Willingness to receive constructive feedback through consistent check ins.
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently.

 PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

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

 *Position also qualifies for full benefits after 90 days introductory period and includes the following: Paid sick and vacation, holiday pay, medical, dental, vision, and retirement plan. 

 Please submit your cover letter and resume to abdirahman@partnerinemployment.org, indicating “ESL Instructor Application” in the subject line. In your email, please indicate your salary requirement for this position.

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POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED. PRIORITY APPLICATION DEADLINE FEBRUARY 5, 2024.

Board of Directors

 

Board of Directors

Position Announcement

 

Mission Statement

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.

 

Position Description

Serving on the PIE board is a rewarding experience and an opportunity to support an organization dedicated to the economic stability of immigrants/refugees through livable wage work and job trainings in south King County. The board meets once a month and plays a crucial role in delivering strategic leadership, governance and fostering the development of the organization’s resources.

 

The ideal board candidate:

  • Serve as an ambassador for PIE, to connect us to a network of people who are passionate about advancing our mission.
  • Leverage their experience in communications, development, accounting, or legal to support the organization’s growth.
  • Help set the direction, strategy and provide overall oversight of the organization.
  • Stays informed about committee matters, prepares for meetings, and reviews and provides feedback on minutes and reports.
  • Builds a meaningful working relationship with other board members that contributes to the growth and consensus of the organization.
  • Participates in the board’s annual evaluation and planning efforts.
  • Participates in the advancement of PIE’s strategic plan including fundraising and member recruitment.
  • Members serve two-year terms, with the potential to extend.
  • Prepare for, attend, and actively participate in 1.5-hour monthly board meetings.

 

Qualifications:

  • Experience working with refugee and immigrant-led non-profit organizations.
  • Ability to regularly attend PIE’s monthly board meetings.
  • Actively engage in discussions and decision making.
  • Serve a minimum of one year commitment on the board. Eligible to serve two (2) consecutive two-year terms if re-elected.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Possess a skill that is beneficial to the board and/or organization.

 

Board selection process: Candidate to apply using the two methods mentioned below. Our board consultant receives input from the Board of Directors and determines individuals the organization would like to connect with.

 

A team member meets with candidates to learn more about them and determine if the board role is a good fit.

 

How to apply

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POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED

 

 

Board of Directors Application Form  

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. 

Thank you for your interest in serving as a member of the Board of Directors with Partner in Employment. Serving on the board is a rewarding experience and an opportunity to support an organization dedicated to secure economic stability through livable wage work and job trainings for immigrants and refugees in south King County. Completing this form will help you understand the skills and time/resource commitments of this leadership position. You may find it helpful to read through the entire application and Board Member Responsibilities before you begin filling it out. 

Please return this completed application along with your resume to Ngam Nguyen, at Ngam@partnerinemployment.org 

 

BOARD MEMBER RESPONSIBILITIES 

  1. Serves a minimum of one (1) two-year term on the Board. Eligible to serve two (2) consecutive two-year terms if re-elected.
  2. Regularly attends PIE’s monthly board meeting. 
  3. Help set the direction, strategy and provide overall oversight of the organization. 
  4. Makes a serious commitment to participate actively in PIE’s board and future committee work.
  5. Stays informed about committee matters, is prepared for meetings, and reviews and provides feedback on minutes and reports. 
  6. Builds a meaningful working relationship with other board members that contributes to the growth and consensus of the organization. 
  7. Participates in the board’s annual evaluation and planning efforts.
  8. Participates in the advancement of PIE’s strategic plan including fundraising and member recruitment.

 

 

 

 

 

CANDIDATE INFORMATION 

 

NAME_______________________________________________________________________________ 

Current Role/Occupation/Vocation and Company/Organization (if applicable): 

 

ADDRESS_____________________________________________________________________________ 

 

EDUCATIONAL/EXPERIENTIAL BACKGROUND 

PAST ROLE/OCCUPATION/VOCATION(S) AND COMPANY/ORGANIZATION(S)(IF APPLICALBLE 

 

____________________________________________________________________________________ 

 

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT/ACTIVITIES 

 

____________________________________________________________________________________ 

 

 

OTHER MEMBERSHIPS, ACHIEVEMENTS, ETC 

 

_____________________________________________________________________________________ 

 

 

WHY ARE YOU INTERESTED IN BEING A BOARD DIRECTOR FOR PARTNER IN EMPLOYMENT?  

 

 

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