Volunteer and Refugee Engagement VISTA

Catholic Community Services
Job Description
Want to learn more about refugees being resettled in Utah? What better way than to connect new refugee arrivals with a volunteer in the community! Newly arrived families face many challenges when they first arrive in the United States. It is proven that having a family friend in the mainstream community helps refugees settle in faster and happier! You can be a huge part of this by joining Catholic Community Services as the volunteer and refugee engagement AmeriCorps VISTA! Come use your skills to ensure refugees have all the tools they need to successfully integrate into their new community. Plus you’d get to join CCS who have been resettling refugees since 1975. Their Refugee Resettlement Program provides refugees the assistance they need to become self-sufficient in their new home. They offer clients a variety of services including case management, job placement, health services, interpretation, transportation, housing, food assistance, volunteer opportunities and more. On top of all of that, you’d get to live, work and play in Salt Lake City! A hub of adventure, good food, outdoor excursions and fun!
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Member Duties : Recruit volunteers to match with refugees in the SLC community--Create a network of volunteers to help new arrivals--Keep a database of volunteers--Provide training and support for volunteer matched with refugees--Collect data on volunteer activities--Analyze and improve on boarding processes into the volunteer match program from both a volunteer and refugee perspective--Work to increase both volunteer and refugee involvement in the program--Improve volunteer effectiveness by adapting existing trainings to an online platform--Innovate new volunteer opportunities by harnessing volunteer skills and talents--Research best practices to better incorporate refugee clients as partners in the resettlement process--Gather and analyze data around client outcomes to help improve programming--
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* . 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
Terms : 
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas : 
Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills : 
Community Organization ,  Recruitment ,  Communications . 
To Apply please go to https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=90483&fromSearch=true
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Volunteer and Refugee Engagement VISTA

Program Start/End Date
09/03/2019  -   09/03/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations UTAH  


Accepting Applications
From  07/03/2019  To  08/15/2019 

Contact Pari Kemmick
250 W 3900 S
Salt Lake City   UT   84107
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 90483
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