Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 21-Jul-2017 to 19-Aug-2017
  • - Center for Interfaith Cooperation
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • VISTA/AmeriCorps
  • bi-weekly stipend, health care benefits, and an education award (upon completion)

Interested in a year of service connecting immigrants and refugees to local resources? The Immigrant and Refugee Service Corps cultivates a healthier and more welcoming Indianapolis via AmeriCorps placements at local social service, health, religious, arts, and education nonprofit institutions.

Organization Overview:
Center for Interfaith Cooperation is committed to connecting interfaith communities through volunteer service and civic engagement. CIC is proud to host an AmeriCorps program via our partnership with Serve Indiana that fosters service and professional development opportunities while helping our Indianapolis community to 'Welcome the Newcomer' among us.

DUTIES:
IRSC Members serve in various agencies overcoming the unique barriers between immigrants and refugees and community resources. Member duties include a combination of the following: Outreach, referrals, service delivery, conducting programming and events, recruiting and managing volunteers, building relationships with community partners, monitoring self-sufficiency of community members, and development of new organizational implementations. Through diverse site placements (listed below), the connections and efforts of AmeriCorps members strengthen the service provider safety-net. Member service enhances the efforts and resources of a community organization, while reaching out to spread quality information and serve new people. Member training focuses on leadership development and team-building, understanding the landscape of Indianapolis populations and services, professional development, and understanding the social determinants of health. Members will learn how to conduct activities in such a way that leads to self-sufficiency and sustainable outcomes.

This program year, our service-sites will include: Big Car Tube Factory | Butler University Center for Citizenship and Community | Cancer Support Community | Center for Interfaith Cooperation | Community Health Network | Desmond Tutu Center | Exodus Refugee Immigration | Felege Hiywot Center | Northside Food Pantry

Position Qualifications:

Most activities and service goals require clear and consistent communication and organization. Members must have a high school diploma or GED, be a US Citizen or Green Card holder, and available to complete 1700 service hours between September 1st, 2017 and August 31st, 2018.

AmeriCorps members receive a bi-weekly stipend, health care benefits, and an education award (upon completion).

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