Gain valuable skills and experience while giving back to the community!
EMBARC is in search of a year-long AmeriCorps Communications Coordinator who will be responsible for managing the communications and marketing of RefugeeRISE through the website, newsletters, social media, and blog posts. Additionally, the position will teach best practices around social media, websites, and other helpful technical areas to the other RefugeeRISE host sites and members.
Regularly update the RefugeeRISE website content in a way that is consistent with AmeriCorps and RefugeeRISE brand standards
Generate regular newsletters and weekly blog posts for RefugeeRISE Americorps members and supervisors
Capture and store personal stories from RefugeeRISE host sites to use in marketing campaigns.
Maintain EMBARC and RefugeeRISE’s social media platforms through program highlights and resources relevant to the community
Participate in monthly communications strategy meetings with volunteer communications committee, graphic designers, and other staff members.
Teach best practices around social media, websites, and other helpful technical areas to other AmeriCorps members at RefugeeRISE host sites.
Travel to host sites across the state (with paid mileage) to discuss their needs and capture personal stories.
Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training
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.
Desired Certifications or Qualifications
Must be U.S. citizen or U.S. national or a lawful permanent resident of the U.S.
Must be at least 18 years of age.
Must have a high school diploma or GED or agree to obtain one before using the education award.
Must pass a 3-point background check.
English, Arabic, French, Thai
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check