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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 submit it with a resume and cover letter. In some positions you may need to follow alternative submission instructions 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.

Want to meet and introduce yourself to IRCO’s HR Director?
Stop by and visit IRCO’s table at the Portland State University All Majors Career Fair on Thursday, May 4, 2017
Between 11am-2pm
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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 Positions Available

African Immigrant and Refugee Family Engagement Specialist

The Family Engagement Specialist will work with IRCO's FACES staff, SUN site coordinators, and other IRCO youth department staff, as well as staff from schools to engage families in their school environments in a positive and culturally appropriate way.

After-School Theatre Instructor/Director

We are looking for a theatre instructor/director. The ideal candidate has experience working with youth, theatre and directing.

Bilingual Youth Advocate

The Bilingual Youth Advocate will work with IRCO youth teams and other staff, SUN site coordinators, school staff and external partners to positively engage students that are at risk of academic failure and dropping out of school.

Cooking & Nutrition Coordinator

The Coordinator works together with families and IRCO SUN staff to plan & execute lessons and events. Activities aim to empower community members to build relationships, learn language/vocabulary and explore recipes from different cultures.

Extended Day Activity Leader @ Shaver

We are seeking a creative and energetic individual to offer fun and engaging enrichment activities.


The facilitator designs and implements lessons that promote expressive and receptive English language skills such as speaking, writing, and reading.

Interpreter Contractors

Independent contractors work independently and are offered a variable amount of interpretation assignments depending on IRCO’s demand.

Soccer Coach @ Shaver

The Activity Leader will work with elementary aged youth, grades 1-5, coaching students in soccer skills and games.

Soccer Team Coach @ Walt Morey

The Soccer Coach works with students during games and practices; developing and leading soccer skills activities and group discussions and activities regarding sportsmanship and collaborative social skills.

Translation Project Coordinator

The Translation Project Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of translation projects from the initial estimate through project execution to final invoicing, and will be a customer service oriented person who develops and fosters positive relationships with clients and vendors alike.

Workforce Specialist

The Community Works Project (CWP) is a 6-agency collaborative project providing job preparation and placement services to Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) participants who are participating in Job Opportunities Basic Skills (JOBS) program.

SUN Community School Site Manager @ Ventura Park

The SUN Site Manager will provide program budgeting, community outreach, program development and maintenance, coordinate program services, and providing direct supervision to employees and volunteers.