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RefugeeRISE Communications Cooridnator

Actively Recruiting

Openings

1 currently recruiting

Service Dates

February 25, 2019 - August 10, 2019

Application Window

August 7, 2018 - March 8, 2019

Location

  • Des Moines, IA

Contact Information

Katie Zellmer
katie@embarciowa.org

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Volunteer and Communications Manager

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Description

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.

Position Responsibilities:
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.

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.

Position Responsibilities:
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.
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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, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

Paid professional development opportunities with options for mentoring from professionals. Receive monthly living allowance. ($7000 total)- Feb- August only Receive education award at successful completion of term of service. ($2950) Health care coverage (Health, Vision, and Dental) Access to a mental health hotline Post-service job referrals through networking with community and state partners.

Education Benefits

College Degree

Education Requirements

Some College

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 17 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.

Desired Languages

English, Arabic, French, Thai

Other Conditions

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

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Economic Security

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Urban

Service Type

Indirect "capacity building" for a direct service program

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Team Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Katie Zellmer
katie@embarciowa.org

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Volunteer and Communications Manager

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