Bilingual Community Service Assistant- Work Study   

Position Description:

Quincy Asian Resources Inc.’s Community Service Program is seeking a Community Service Assistant for 8-20 hours per week. An interest in the nonprofit sector, Asian-American culture, and working in the community is preferred. The Assistant serves at QARI’s community service desk, a first stop for many new immigrants to the area.  The Community Assistant provides multilingual support to immigrants, helping them to access many essential services such as affordable housing, food stamps, and healthcare.   

At QARI, not only are we looking for Work Study students that will commit to the needs of the agency, but we are also dedicated to the learning and advancement of our Work Study students.   

Responsibilities:

  • Community interpretation/translation (at QARI office and occasionally offsite)

  • Translate documents for clients

  • Assist and advise clients in completing applications

  • Ensure accuracy of information

  • Program Registration

  • Inform, screen and register people for QARI programs such as ESOL, Chinese Painting, and other QARI workshops

  • Remain aware of QARI’s network of service partners, assess clients’ needs and referring clients to the appropriate service provider as needed

  • Maintain clean, professional office environment

Qualifications:

  • Bilingual fluent in English and one of the following: Cantonese, Mandarin or Vietnamese (Other languages beyond the ones listed are also welcome)

  • Ability to speak and/or write Chinese or Vietnamese strongly preferred

  • Friendly, professional demeanor, attention to detail, and ability to work as part of a team in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent computer skills & telephone skills

TO APPLY:

Please submit resume and cover letter to hr@quincyasianresources.org (In your email, put “Community Service Assistant” as the subject).