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If you’re a great collaborator, enjoy a high-energy environment, and believe in your ability to change the world one person and family at a time, we invite you to browse our current job openings. To apply for a position complete an IRCO application and submitting it with a resume and cover letter. In some positions you may need to follow alternative submitting instructions which would be listed in the job posting. Due to the high volume of applicants and varying timelines for filling positions, we will not be able to return calls inquiring about the status of an application. IRCO is an equal opportunity employer – we don’t discriminate based on race, national origin, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristics protected by law. We will make reasonable accommodations to meet our obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and state disability laws. Please contact the email listed to request an accommodation. Job openings that are no longer posted on this page are no longer accepting applications.

To apply, submit materials via email, mail, or deliver in person to:

Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization (IRCO)
Attn: Mark Kajitani, Human Resources
10301 NE Glisan St.
Portland, OR 97220

IRCO Job Positions Available:


Information and Assistance Staff

The Mid County District Senior Center is a contractor with Multnomah County Department of County Human Services, Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD) to provide services for seniors, 60 years of age and older living in Multnomah County.  The goal of the District Center is to provide services that will assist clients in remaining as independent as possible, to delay or prevent out-of-home placement, and support client self-determination.  The Center works in collaboration with community partners to provide a broad array of services for seniors including but not limited to case management, information and assistance, health promotion activities, and transportation assistance. The District center serves as a “one-stop” center for Information & Assistance (I&A) about federal, state, local, public, and private sector services and benefits for older persons and family caregivers. The I&A Staff will help Cantonese speaking seniors access information and services. Posted 04/15/2014

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Business Services Coordinator

The Community Works’ Project is a collaborative program between 7 community-based organizations.  It provides job preparation and placement services to Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) participants who are participating in Job Opportunities Basic Skills (JOBS) program.  The Business Services Coordinator will develop, coordinate, and maintain business and community resources for JOBS participants to meet their employment plan goals and to achieve project outcomes. Posted 03/14/2014

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Translation Project Coordinator

The Translation Project Coordinator (TPC) is responsible for the coordination of complex translation projects from the initial estimate through project execution to final invoicing. The TPC will also service in a support role for both the interpretation, translation, and facility rental programs. The TPC will be a customer service oriented person who develops and fosters positive relationships with clients and vendors alike. Posted 03/13/2014

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Summer Session Instructor 

Are you an experienced, certified teacher who wants to work with a great group of diverse high school students this summer?

IRCO Upward Bound is looking to fill multiple teaching positions this summer in the subject areas of Geometry, Algebra 2, Science, and Foreign Language*.  Classes, 50 minutes in length each, will be held Monday - Thursday at Mt Hood Community College at 11am, 12:30pm, and 1:30pm from June 23rd to July 24th.  Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply to fill one or more of these available time slots.  If interested please use the following link to access the full job description, IRCO job application, and the supplemental information sheet. 

IRCO Upward Bound is a federally funded program that serves 50 David Douglas 9th-12th grade low-income, first generation college bound students.

*Please note that we are no longer seeking Language Arts instructors, all English Language and Reading positions have been filled.

Post Updated 04/15/2014

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SharePoint Developer

IRCO is seeking a seasoned SharePoint Developer/ Architect who can design and develop SharePoint solutions that are reliable, secure and meet IRCO business requirements. The SharePoint Developer/Architect will implement and develop applications based on SharePoint 2010.  Primary responsibility is enhancing the SharePoint based client management solution. Additional responsibilities for this position would include talking to users to help determine and guide requirements, as well as designing, coding/implementing, and testing SharePoint based applications, managing the complete application development lifecycle which includes gathering/prioritizing requirements, documentation, training, and transition to the client management system. Update Posted 02/05/2014

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Interpreter Contractors

We are currently seeking independent contractors for interpretation services (consecutive/simultaneous/sighting) in the Portland, Oregon area. Independent contractors work independently and are offered a variable amount of interpretation assignments depending on IRCO’s demand. In performing the services, the person/company would be engaged as an independent contractor, and it is understood and agreed that the contractor, not IRCO, will be responsible for any federal and state taxes applicable to this payment. It is further understood that, as an independent contractor, he/she will not be eligible for the benefits of Federal Social Security or Workers Compensation. The independent contractor named above is not employed by IRCO. Posted 01/10/2014

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