Employment Resource Specialist
Tallahassee (United States of America)
The recruited AmeriCorps member will assume the position of "'VISTA Employment Resource Specialist" with International Rescue Committee in Leon County, Florida. The Living Allowance is $513.94 bi-weekly. The goal of this VISTA position is to increase the economic status of low-income refugees by assisting and enhancing IRC’s employment outreach and referral program. This program will help to increase/augment each client's employment and post-secondary opportunities by building diverse partnerships, researching and compiling relevant community resources, and mobilizing a coalition of organizations. The VISTA will help coordinate a job training program designed to secure employment resources and opportunities for low income refugees and immigrants. The VISTA will also help develop and maintain a sustainable career/post-secondary education program and help develop a plan for securing resources to assist low income refugees with access to higher education.
Program Benefits - Childcare assistance if eligible, Training, Living Allowance, Health Coverage*, Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend, Relocation Allowance, Education award upon successful completion of service.
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare