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Community Based ESL Teacher

EMBARC is looking for a Leader Teacher for a Community Based ESL class. The Lead Teacher teaches classes, developing curriculum, and providing high-quality instruction on language, literacy, and culture to the students. Candidates will need a Bachelor’s degree in Education or a related field. It is also preferred that they have one year or more experience working in the refugee community teaching beginning level ESL and/or literacy. Classes meet every Monday at Vineyard Church from 6:00-8:00pm. $16/hour. Expected time commitment is 3-4 hours/week, includes 1-2 hours lesson planning time. Start date will be May 22,2017.

Send resume, cover letter, and contact information for 3 professional references to Dalia Kyi, dalia@embarciowa.org and Amy Doyle, amy@embarciowa.org.


EMBARC is looking for members of the refugee community who have a certain level of proficiency in English who can act as interpreters in the community. Interpreters who speak languages from Burma would help members of their community with medical appointments, school conferences, etc. Hours are flexible, and compensation is dependent on experience.
To ask for an application, contact EMBARC at:

email: interpreting@embarciowa.org
Phone: 515-286-3928

Community Navigators from Burma

Community Navigators work closely with the Community Navigator Manager and/or specific Project Manager(s). The Community Navigator(s) will be responsible for providing support to their peers, refugees from Burma, to strengthen community self-sufficiency, stability and community integration. Community Navigators are required to speak one or more of the dialects from Burma. The Community Navigator(s) will provide support by coordinating trainings, community workshops and direct support services. The Community Navigator will assist EMBARC staff with outreach, advocacy and service provider cultural workshops. There are several opportunities below!

Refugee Health Navigators:
EMBARC is seeking multiple part time, Refugee Health Navigators to train other community members in a variety of areas including, but not limited to: insurance and health benefits, making appointments, healthcare forms, prescription medications, etc. The time commitment is between 2-5 hours a week and that approx. 20% of the time will be spent in direct service to the community. Health Navigators are required to speak one or more of the dialects from Burma.

Community Navigators from Burma: EMBARC is currently seeking multiple part time, hourly and one full time Community Navigators to serve in a variety of areas including, but not limited to: Community Based ESL, Health, Parenting, Youth, Financial Literacy and more. These Community Navigators will have a variety of time commitments and many will be on as needed basis. Navigators are required to speak one or more of the dialects from Burma.

If interested in one of these positions please contact us at info@embarciowa.org or at 515-286-3787.

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