FSCS success story and Egle Rosales and family.
We offer low-cost assistance for immigration and citizenship legal services. Come see us today for a consultation.
The Clothing Collaborative is moving!
Clothing Collaborative & Refugee Resource Center need clean, new or gently used clothing & shoes for adults & children, toiletries, kitchenware, and bed & bath linens.
Save the Date!
Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island invites everyone to its FREE annual Welcoming Rhode Island Festival on Sunday June 24.

WHAT'S NEW

Check out our Annual Report
From "Travel Bans", to Executive Orders; post-election fall-out to DACA; World Refugee Day to incredible community support--it was a year of ups & downs. Read about all we've done this year and all we plan to do in the year ahead. 

We're PLATNIUM!

We just earned platinum status on Guidestar & we couldn’t be prouder. Check out our profile & maybe learn something new about us.

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS?

Everyone has basic rights--no matter what your status is or who is president.

The change in policies that impact immigrants has left many in fear but some basic things remain the same and that's what your rights are. Learn what they are and how to assert them.

Know Your Rights Resources:  

Pamphlets

We partnered with RISD graduate Jason Fujikuni to design these Know Your Rights pamphlets for the community. Download them and spread them far & wide. Available in English, Spanish, & Portuguese.

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Events

Save the Date for Global Eats!


Join Dorcas International Institute of RI, May 17, 2018, for Global Eats an international culinary celebration to support our work and honor the vibrancy of Rhode Island’s diverse community. General admission tickets are $35 and VIP (which includes a cocktail pre-party & free drinks) are $100. Free valet parking will be available. 

At Fête Music Hall from 5:30 - 9 pm we will feature renowned local chefs reimagining family dishes from all over the world using the many recipes Dorcas International has collected from clients over the years. Proceeds from the event go to funding the vital programs and initiatives we offer that strengthen welcoming in Rhode Island. Get your tickets now! 

Going shopping? Use AmazonSmile & a portion of proceeds go to us:

Amazon donates to Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island when you sign-up with AmazonSmile. While you're at it check out our Refugee Resource Center Amazon Wish List!

We're hiring! 

Admissions Specialist responsible for: Adult Education clients enrollment, initial assessment and program orientation provision, following a standardized process, ensuring each client receives acomplete and accurate intake and assessment. 

Interested applicants should send their resume and cover letter with salary requirements by April 21, 2018 to: hr@diiri.org

Translation Project Specialist responsible for: providing general translation for Pinpoint Translation Services; coordinate and assign all translation requests by the walk-in individual and business clients. The ideal candidate will remain knowledgeable and up to date with changes to translation technology and applications.

Interested applicants should send their resume and cover letter with salary requirements by April 21, 2018 to: hr@diiri.org

Community Relations Manager: responsible for: supporting the work of all agency activities on projects and events to promote Dorcas International client support, marketing, communications, and development efforts. This person will represent the organization and expand awareness of the organization’s mission and services. Learn more

Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter by April 15, 2018 to Human Resources at hr@diiri.org

Career Developer: responsible for: establishing and maintaining relationships with clients to provide on-going support for job development and assist when necessary in job placement. This position collaborates to design employment workshops and presentations to classes, job fairs and assists in recruitment for these events. The Career Developer is also responsible for the quality assurance of the supporting data reported out to funders and the agency, and documentation, as it pertains to employment. Learn more

Interested applicants should send their resume and coverletter by April 15, 2018 to: hr@diiri.org


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