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POSITION:    Community Outreach Coordinator

SALARY:       Commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits package.
STATUS:        Exempt, Full Time

U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI), a nongovernmental, not-for-profit national organization dedicated to addressing the needs and rights of refugees and immigrants, seeks a Community Outreach Coordinator for its Detroit field office. This field office operates multiple programs including refugee resettlement, an employment program for refugees/asylees and victims of human trafficking, and refugee health follow-up and education services.   

The position of Community Outreach Coordinator has several responsibilities all of which provide support for newly arriving individuals.  Responsibilities include providing outreach and public education activities to engage local community support and build positive reception of arriving refugees; coordinating World Refugee Day activities; recruiting volunteers and interns; maintaining social media presence; developing and organizing fundraising events and opportunities for in-kind donations; actively searching for new grant opportunities; assisting with program reporting and maintenance of case files; other job related duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Excellent interpersonal skills, good organizational skills, and attention to detail required; good computer skills, must be a team player is required.  Bilingual English and Arabic is preferred.  The candidate must have a valid driver’s license, clean driving record, and personal transportation.  Prior experience with social services provision, community outreach and volunteer management, employment services, or refugee resettlement is preferred.

Work will primarily be performed at:

13942 Michigan Ave. Upper level Suite1
Dearborn, MI 48126

• Use of manual dexterity, tactile, visual, and audio acuity.
• Use of repetitive motion, prolonged periods of sitting, and sustained visual and mental applications and demands.
• Occasional lifting (up to 25 pounds), bending, pulling, and carrying.

Please submit via email a resume that includes salary history with a cover letter describing your interest and qualifications to Human Resources at with your name and the position in the subject line. Qualified applicants will be contacted for an employment interview. References will be required at time of interview.

No telephone calls please.
Position will remain open until filled.

U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants is an equal opportunity employer.

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