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Matching Grant Program Coordinator

Tucson (United States of America)

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Tucson (United States of America)
  • Grade: Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • External Relations, Partnerships and Resource mobilization
    • Managerial positions
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Grant writing
  • Closing Date:

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Job Overview:

The Matching Grant Program Coordinator is responsible for effectively administering services to assist refugees, asylees, and SIVs with significant barriers and vulnerabilities to attain self-sufficiency through employment. Under the supervision of the Economic Empowerment Unit Manager, the Matching Grant Program Coordinator provides employment related services to assist refugee clients to attain self-sufficiency through employment. The MG Program Coordinator provides services that include employment search, client and employer preparation, placement, career enhancement, job training, and assessment and follow-up. The Coordinator is also charged with maintaining accurate and timely data collection for employment services, case file management, and reporting on MG donor contracts.

Client Services

·Provides intake, assessment and orientation to clients eligible for MG services.

·Develops comprehensive, detailed, and specific self-sufficiency plans for each employable adult.

·Identifies client barriers to employment and provides referrals to appropriate in-house or community providers.

·Conducts periodic reviews of employment and self-sufficiency plans to ensure client is on track in reaching their self-sufficiency within the program timeframe.

·Request, manage, and distribute direct assistance to clients.

·Liaise with IRC teams to ensure coordination of care and multi-disciplinary approaches are used to address client barriers.

·Provides ongoing coaching to clients to ensure ownership of employment goals.

·Uses personal vehicle as a mode of transport for both self and clients to various job responsibilities in and around the service delivery area.

Community Relations

·Develops and cultivates long-term relationships with area employers and social service providers in order to ensure client access to needed services.

Compliance Documentation

·Monitors and tracks client progress in addressing barriers and reaching employment goals.

·Gathers required documentation and data for client case file and completes case closeout procedures.

·Coordinate with finance department to ensure direct assistance is correctly distributed and recorded

·Inputs and tracks client progress through ETO and IRIS employment tracking system.

·Ensures timely and accurate compliance to all reporting requirements, including database management, case noting, and file maintenance.

Team/Office Participation

·Works as part of a cross-department team to provide comprehensive, trauma-informed, strength-based services to IRC clients through coordination of cases and effective communication between team members and departments.

·Coordinates with colleagues across departments on addressing client needs and barriers to self-sufficiency.

·Participates in all program meetings, and staff development and wellness activities.

·Complies with all policies, procedures and protocols of the agency.


·Knowledge of service provider community and local resources.

·Proven ability to contribute both independently and as a key team member.

·Self- starter with excellent problem-solving skills combined with the proven ability to multi-task, prioritize duties, and manage time effectively.

·Fluent in English, both spoken and written; bilingual ability in a language spoken by the local refugee population is desired.

·Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook).

·Valid driver’s license, access to a reliable vehicle with current insurance.

·Must be eligible to receive a Fingerprint Clearance Card.

·Previous multi-cultural experience and demonstrated ability to communicate well with people of varied backgrounds strongly preferred.

·Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to make presentations required.

·Experience using data and fiscal tracking systems strongly preferred.

·Bilingual skills preferred.

Working Environment:

·Due to COVID-19 Risk Mitigation this position is held as a hybrid of in-office and remote work.

·Varies between standard office environment and traveling and working in and around the service delivery area.

Position Reports to: Economic Empowerment Unit Manager

Position directly supervises:Interns and volunteers within program.

Indirect Reporting:Director for Tucson

IRC- leading the way from harm to home.

IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.

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