Refugee Education and Orientation Coordinator

FT

Summary:

Overall planning, coordination and delivery of learning opportunities for refugees that may include community orientation, financial literacy, English as a second language, citizenship preparation, Health and others, in both group and individual settings. 

Qualifications – Education and Experience:

B.A. in education, social work or related field, with at least 3 years of experience working with diverse populations.

              Qualified candidates will have:

·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including public speaking skills to deliver presentations and trainings.

·         Ability to develop and modify curriculum

·         Ability to develop positive working relationships with both internal and external partners

·         High level of organizational skills and be able to effectively prioritize and execute multiple tasks

·         Good computer skills; ability to navigate client database system for multiple programs

Responsibilities/Duties:

·         Coordinate and deliver community orientation classes for new arrivals in accordance with R&P core service requirements, including scheduling interpreters, coordinating drivers and collaborating with case management staff.

·         Work with case management staff to identify and deliver supplemental trainings, including bus training, to meet basic skill needs for clients in the first 6 months post arrival.

·         Work with medical case manager to develop, coordinate and deliver health education classes

·         Research evidence-based curricula to incorporate into trainings

·         Develop, coordinate and deliver new training programs on a variety of topics Collaborate with refugee staff to assess client need.

·         Attend weekly meetings with refugee staff

·         Work with volunteer coordinator to secure volunteer participation in education and training activities, and provide supervision to volunteers

·         Document all services in the appropriate service file

·         Other duties as assigned

Requires long periods of sitting and computer use. Moderate lifting of up to 25 pounds. Position requires use of personal vehicle with mileage reimbursement. Valid driver’s license, insurance and clean driving record are required.