Jobs & Volunteer Opportunities bulletin

  • The Immigrant Solidarity Network is looking for volunteers to respond to Hotline calls in the following languages: Russian, Vietnamese, Somali, Ukrainian, Chinese, Korean, Tagalog, Arabic, Punjabi, Cambodian, Chinese-Cantonese, Marshallese, Samoan, Amharic, Chinese-Mandarin, Japanese, Rumanian, French, Nepali, Mixteco, Lao, Hindi. If you are fluent in one of the above languages, and are interested in helping out, please email Gerhard Letzing at gerhard@washingtonjustice.org
  • Program Operations Specialist – UW Fellowship and Awards Office
    The graduate school opens up for a full-time opportunity as a Program Operations Specialist. THe position manages a portofolio of activities within  the Fellowships & Awards office that focus on fellowship and funding opportunities open to graduate students across all three UW campuses. The primary responsibilities of the position include providing direct oversight of and managing award and funding opportunities provided by the Graduate School from various sources. These responsibilities include managing annual award and funding opportunities from internal Graduate School resources (endowments, gift funds) as well as external sponsors such as the National Science Foundation and Ford Foundation. There is a focus on efficient award processes and budget management. Much of this work is done through collaboration with individual academic departments as well as other integral administrative partners on campus.


Bachelor’s Degree in Education or other related field.
>Three to four years of experience in a leadership, advising or teaching role in a higher education environment.
>Strong problem-solving, project management, attention to detail and organizational skills.
>Ability to take initiative and work independently with minimal supervision and maintain confidentiality.
>Ability to prioritize and multi-task.
>Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
>Excellent interpersonal skills collaborative work style.
>Knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Google and other aspects of online work.
         Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
>Master’s degree in Student Affairs/Higher Education/International Education or related fields.
>Experience with budget management.
>Knowledge of UW administrative systems including Workday, MyFD, SDB.
>Knowledge of graduate student issues.

Click here to apply.

  • SEA cultural anthropology full-time instructor position
    Northern Illinois University
    Fall 2019-Spring 2020
    Department: Anthropology and Center for Southeast Asian Studies
    College: Liberal Arts and Sciences
    Position Type: Instructor

Job Summary: Northern Illinois University seeks a full-time cultural anthropology instructor to teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses in anthropology and Southeast Asian area studies in the Anthropology Department and Center for Southeast Asian Studies for one academic year at the main NIU campus in DeKalb. Instructor will teach a 4-4 load and will be responsible for developing, preparing and revising instructional materials, mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, using appropriate technology and NIU systems to teach, post materials as necessary, maintain grades, and communicate with students in a timely manner.

Required Qualification:

Minimum requirement is ABD in an Anthropology PhD program
> Teaching experience of at least two college-level anthropology courses
> Southeast Asia-trained cultural anthropologist
> Ability to plan and prioritize work requirements
> Excellent written and oral communication skills
> Solid analytical and organizational skills

Proven ability to work effectively and constructively with colleagues and staff in collaborative environment, in addition to students of diverse cultures, socioeconomic and academic backgrounds, gender identities, and language groups and abilities

Desired Qualifications:
>PhD in Anthropology
> Teaching experience in more than area of anthropology
Please submit CV, Statement of Teaching Philosophy and letter or recommendation to  https://niu.az1.qualtrics. com/jfe/form/SV_ 6yy0L31NRcIsBJH


  • Volunteer and Operations Coordinator Opportunities at Helping Link
    Helping Link is Seeking for volunteers and full time-employees to join the organization in International District. Helping Link//Một Dấu Nối  is a Vietnamese community service agency that was formed to help many Vietnamese integrate into American society. Two positions are available: Operations Coordinator and Volunteer.
    More information about the organization can be found here.