Resettlement Outreach Coordinator
Salt Lake City (United States of America)
The Resettlement Outreach Coordinator provides outreach and education to community stakeholders to develop partnerships and educate stakeholders on refugee resettlement in surrounding communities. This position will develop collaborative relationship with organizations throughout Salt Lake and Utah Counties to ensure resettled refugees have access to potential services and identifies and recruits local stakeholders to engage in delivery of those services to new refugee arrivals as sponsors and partners. This position will track all outreach data, reporting this to IRC and funders and assisting the IRC leadership team in securing new funding for outreach services. This position reports to the Deputy Director of Program.
•Develop a region-wide outreach plan to increase stakeholder participation including municipal government, social services, faith-based community members, corporations and other civic groups on efforts to support refugee resettlement as partners and sponsors
•Coordinate with internal stakeholders including the resettlement, development, health and wellness teams on the potential community partners and prospective sponsorship activities
•Supervise outreach and resettlement activities conducted by interns and volunteers in expanded areas
•Conduct outreach to local refugee, asylee and immigrant communities
•Develop relationships with other non-profit agencies and CBOs serving refugee communities in surrounding areas
•Organize IRC informational sessions on refugee resettlement to local stakeholders
•Develop formal and informal strategies for stakeholder partnerships
•Maintaining accurate tracking record of all outreach activities, partner organizations, contacts, and submit monthly and quarterly reports as required by supervisor, IRC and funders.
•Assist the Deputy Director on new proposals for resettlement and community sponsors
•Work in close collaboration with the IRC SLC’s development team including volunteer management, communications (social media, press and newsletters) and on fundraising efforts.
•Represent the IRC in committees and meetings with collaborative partners and community-based organizations.
•Perform other duties, as assigned
•Undergraduate degree preferred, with minimum of 3 years relevant work experience in related services field.
•Excellent verbal and written skills in English and demonstrated success working and communicating effectively in a multi-cultural environment and with limited-English speakers.
•Strong organizational skills with the ability to juggle multiple tasks, set priorities, effectively manage time, and meet deadlines; strong attention to detail.
•Proven ability to contribute both independently and as a team member, to take initiative and follow instructions.
•Excellent problem-solving skills and the abilities to prioritize tasks and manage time effectively.
•Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and ability to navigate other databases like SalesForce or Efforts to Outcomes (ETO)
•Proficient in using social media to share information.
•Proficiency in more than one language desired
•Valid driver’s license, clean driving record, own car, and auto insurance.
A combination of standard office environment, remote work, and “field” time in and around the service delivery area. Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, this position may initially consist of remote work, though applicants should be prepared to potentially shift to onsite service delivery. Work arrangements and re-opening procedures are being evaluated on an ongoing basis to protect the health and safety of IRC staff and clients. All in-office and field work will require strict adherence to all local and IRC-specific PPE and social distancing policies.