Career Opportunity: Refugee Resettlement Community Engagement VISTA
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Come join Catholic Charities dedicated refugee services team! We’ve been welcoming refugees from around the world to mid-Missouri for more than 40 years! The VISTA will develop and implement a sustainable refugee resettlement community sponsorship program to match community groups with arriving refugee families. The community sponsorship program will enhance refugee integration, contributing to poverty alleviation and building the capacity of the refugee resettlement program. With this additional capacity, the agency is able to welcome more refugees by training and managing community sponsorship groups to complement services offered by the agency. To achieve this goal, the VISTA will create a community sponsorship manual, conduct outreach to faith and community groups, train and manage volunteers, and coordinate with resettlement program staff to match refugee families with community sponsorship groups. This VISTA position is a part of Catholic Charities USA’s Family Strengthening Program, a national intermediary project. As a member, you will meet virtually with VISTA Leaders and other VISTAs serving throughout the country, all focused on alleviating poverty.
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