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CRIS - Community Engagement Specialist
Community Refugee & Immigration Services (CRIS) is an independent non-profit organization that serves the growing refugee and immigrant populations in central Ohio. We have staff members from all over the world who speak a multitude of different languages. CRIS helps refugees, immigrants, and asylees find a pathway to thriving, from stability to self-sufficiency to successful integration. Our resettlement program directly receives and places refugees from all over the world in our community, and our various other services focus on employment, English language, mentorship, the justice system, access to healthcare, immigration legal services, and more.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : As our VISTA member, you will be working closely with Community Refugee and Immigration Services (CRIS) staff on initiatives related to community education, fundraising, and partnership-building. You will recruit, train, and retain volunteers and donors, empowering our supporters to make as big an impact on the community as possible. You will also innovate and improve programs for effectively addressing the physical, financial, medical, social, and other needs experienced by many newly-arrived refugees. You will work closely with the CRIS Staff on these objectives, but this role will also lend you significant room for creativity and individual responsibility. All of this exists within the fast-paced and ever-changing environment of refugee resettlement, and you will have the opportunity to learn about the people and processes related to various types of immigration. Join our team today! **Benefits include a monthly $200 housing stipend to supplement living costs.**
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Hybrid Schedule: Both Remote & In-Person ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Hunger ,  Community Outreach ,  Housing ,  Technology ,  Community and Economic Development . 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  General Skills ,  Computers/Technology ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Education ,  Public Speaking ,  Community Organization ,  Communications ,  Recruitment . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

CRIS - Community Engagement Specialist

Program Start/End Date
06/03/2024  -   06/02/2025

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OHIO  


Accepting Applications
From  03/01/2024  To  04/19/2024 

Contact Carrie Dennis
4645 Executive Dr
Columbus   OH   43220

Listing ID 78654


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