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RefugeeRISE AmeriCorps Member

Not Actively Recruiting

Service Dates

September 9, 2019 - August 8, 2020

Application Window

June 28, 2019 - August 23, 2019

Locations

  • Iowa, US
  • Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Columbus Junction, IA
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Iowa City, IA
  • Marshalltown, IA
  • Ottumwa, IA
  • Sioux City, IA
  • Storm Lake, IA
  • Waterloo, IA

Contact Information

Katie Zellmer
katie@embarciowa.org

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Outreach and Case Manager

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Description

EMBARC is searching for service-minded individuals to serve diverse refugee communities in Iowa through our RefugeeRISE AmeriCorps program (www.refugeeriseiowa.org) for an 11 month period. You will work with community agencies to provide culturally and linguistically appropriate education, referrals, outreach, and direct services to refugee families in need. Topics cover health education and workforce development. We serve in 8 cities in Iowa at 12 different nonprofits. RefugeeRISE is a team program that leverages the different skills our members bring to our program. Full time from September 9, 2019 to August 8, 2020. Read about our members' service at our blog, RiseNShine! www.refugeeriseiowa.org/risenshine

Locations: Des Moines, Waterloo, Marshalltown, Iowa City, Cedar Rapids, Columbus Junction, Storm Lake, Sioux City, Ottumwa
Apply: Please apply online at www.refugeeRISEiowa.org/openpositions

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Experience training or teaching adults, preferably across racial, cultural, class, and gender differences.
• Outgoing, personable, professional, respectful, and positive attitude.
• Ability to communicate effectively in English. Ability to communicate in a language of one of Iowa’s refugee communities is a plus
• Ability and willingness to work flexible hours, including occasional evenings and weekends.
• Ability to use a computer for e-mail communication, online reporting

EMBARC is searching for service-minded individuals to serve diverse refugee communities in Iowa through our RefugeeRISE AmeriCorps program (www.refugeeriseiowa.org) for an 11 month period. You will work with community agencies to provide culturally and linguistically appropriate education, referrals, outreach, and direct services to refugee families in need. Topics cover health education and workforce development. We serve in 8 cities in Iowa at 12 different nonprofits. RefugeeRISE is a team program that leverages the different skills our members bring to our program. Full time from September 9, 2019 to August 8, 2020. Read about our members' service at our blog, RiseNShine! www.refugeeriseiowa.org/risenshine

Locations: Des Moines, Waterloo, Marshalltown, Iowa City, Cedar Rapids, Columbus Junction, Storm Lake, Sioux City, Ottumwa
Apply: Please apply online at www.refugeeRISEiowa.org/openpositions

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Experience training or teaching adults, preferably across racial, cultural, class, and gender differences.
• Outgoing, personable, professional, respectful, and positive attitude.
• Ability to communicate effectively in English. Ability to communicate in a language of one of Iowa’s refugee communities is a plus
• Ability and willingness to work flexible hours, including occasional evenings and weekends.
• Ability to use a computer for e-mail communication, online reporting
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Living Allowance

$1228 - $1228 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

Paid professional development opportunities with options for mentoring from professionals. Receive monthly living allowance. ($14400 total) Receive education award at the successful completion of the term of service. ($6095) Delay payment on qualified student loans during term of service. Free Health care coverage (Health, Vision, and Dental), plus access to mental health services Childcare assistance (if state income eligibility criteria are met) Post-service job referrals through networking with community and state partners.

Education Benefits

GED/High School Diploma

Education Requirements

Less than High School Completed

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

• Must be U.S. citizen or U.S. national or a lawful permanent resident of the U.S.
• Must pass a three point background check.
• Ideal languages: Swahili, French, Lingala, Arabic, Karen, Karenni, Chin dialects, Burmese, and more

Desired Languages

English, Arabic, French, Thai

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Economic Security

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Rural, Suburban, Urban

Service Type

Combination of direct and indirect service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Team Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities

Contact Information

Katie Zellmer
katie@embarciowa.org

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