Refugee Resettlement

Staff Reflection: Celebrating Afghan refugee women and children through support

January 18, 2022
Frishta Aslami And Baby A

By Valerie Berta, Community Engagement Coordinator, Catholic Charities Refugee Services If you’re a Mom you know what I mean. Bad pregnancy symptoms. Taking care of children while carrying another. Wondering what tomorrow will bring. Now picture running for your life at the same time. This Mom’s name cannot be disclosed because she fears for her family back…

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News Tribune features Catholic Charities Refugee Services work settling Afghan Evacuees

January 18, 2022

Refugees finding support to help them succeed in Mid-Missouri by Joe Gamm | January 16, 2022 at 4:00 a.m. | Click here to read the full article The first Afghan refugees to resettle in Jefferson City arrived a month ago. In total, 16 individuals, mostly spread among two brothers’ families, have found new homes in the Capital…

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Career Opportunity: Refugee Health Promotion Coordinator (Columbia, MO)

December 31, 2021

Click here to see details for the Refugee Health Promotion Coordinator role for Catholic Charities Refugee Services

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Career Opportunity: Community Sponsorship Coordinator (Columbia, MO)

December 30, 2021

Click here to view details for the Community Sponsorship Coordinator job listing for Catholic Charities Refugee Services.

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Staff Reflection: Community Sponsors in Jefferson City embrace Afghan refugees as neighbors

December 22, 2021

We are so grateful for the Community Sponsorship role that has been a vital part of our agency’s ability to help resettle over 250 Afghan refugees since September 26th. As our response to resettle Afghan evacuees after the fall of Kabul continues, these sponsorship groups have seen the joy-filled parts (and the hard, messy parts)…

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Up-to-Date Critical Needs List for Afghan Refugee Services

December 10, 2021

Click to see the updated critical needs (household, food and baby items) list for Catholic Charities Refugee Services

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English language teachers needed

December 6, 2021

If you’ve been keeping up with the local news, you’ve seen some incredible coverage of our efforts to resettle Afghan Refugees at an unprecedented rate for our agency. As of today, we have successfully resettled over 220 Afghan evacuees in addition to dozens of refugees we continue to serve from around the world. There is…

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Missouri’s efforts to partner with local communities and organizations to resettle a wave of refugees from Afghanistan is garnering national attention.

December 2, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | Media Contact: Ashley Wiskirchen | Director of Communications | JEFFERSON CITY, MO. On Thursday, December 2, 2021, the Missouri Office of Refugee Administration hosted former Delaware Governor Jack Markell, the White House coordinator for Operation Allies Welcome, a federal task force responsible for the effort to resettle 125,000 Afghan refugees across 200 communities across the nation.   Additional members of the…

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Career Opportunity: Housing Specialist (Columbia, MO)

December 1, 2021

Click to see details about the Housing Specialist position with Catholic Charities Refugee Services.

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A Closer Look at Refugee Resettlement in Missouri

October 28, 2021

This podcast episode is a production of the Missouri Catholic Conference. Learn more and listen to the full episode at their webiste: Missouri Catholic Conference A Closer Look at Refugee Resettlement in Mid-Missouri Central Missouri has been a safe harbor for people seeking refuge from wars and natural disasters for several decades, and the Catholic…

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