Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 18-Feb-2019 to 19-Mar-2019
  • - Immigrant Welcome Center
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Full Time

If you're passionate about making a difference in the lives of immigrants and refugees in Indianapolis, consider joining the #Welcome2Indy Team! The Immigrant Welcome Center's newly-created, full-time Naturalization Coordinator will be responsible for developing community partnerships, plans and coordinates events, and is responsible for the public relations, marketing and communications of naturalization benefits to community stakeholders.

The Immigrant Welcome Center is a 12-year-old nonprofit in Indianapolis whose mission is to empower immigrants by connecting them to the people, places, and resources that enable them to build successful lives and enrich our community.  Because the natural bonds of human dignity surpass geographic, ethnic, or cultural boundaries, the Immigrant Welcome Center believes all residents of Indianapolis have the right and responsibility to contribute to and enjoy the vitality and growth of their city and community. By working together with compassion and emphasizing the value of ethnic diversity, we can show our decency as global citizens and intentionally improve Indianapolis economically, socially, and culturally.

Duties:
• Represents the IWC with key stakeholders at the operational level, including coordinating and conducting meetings of a citywide Naturalization Task Force with the assistance of the City of Indianapolis's Director of International and Latino Affairs.
• Represents the Immigrant Welcome Center at community events and meetings (such as citizenship classes) and develops relationships with immigrant and refugee communities.
• Coordinates and executes all public naturalization events, including information sessions, legal clinics, and other community activities.
• Coordinates all public relations, marketing-communications and social media regarding naturalization assistance and resources.
• Develops print collateral, e-newsletter, website, and social media content with professional assistance.
• Arranges earned media opportunities to advance the naturalization campaign.
• Maintains website and social media platforms with relevant information, resources and events.
• Develops plans for the Immigrant Welcome Center to host or co-host a naturalization ceremony.
• Is the primary staff contact for National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA) conference calls, meetings and activities.
• Reports progress of work to key stakeholders, including the National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA), sponsors, and the Immigrant Welcome Center staff and Board of Directors.
• Develops relationships with volunteers to increase engagement by volunteers; communicates volunteer opportunities through e-blasts for activities and events; and coordinates engagement of (non-Natural Helper) volunteer schedules and duties.

Qualifications:
• Demonstrated experience in community outreach and marketing/communications, including website content, newsletters, print collateral, social media posts/blogs in organizations of similar size and demographics required.
• Undergraduate or Graduate Degree in Marketing/Communications, Nonprofit Management, or International Studies preferred.
• Demonstrated strong interpersonal and public speaking skills with a commitment to provide respectful, culturally-competent communication, including an awareness and acceptance of cultural differences; basic knowledge of diverse cultures and environments; and the skills to adapt communication skills to fit cultural context.
• A working knowledge of the City of Indianapolis and the local immigrant/refugee communities, including familiarity with local history, organizations, agencies, neighborhoods, and systems is strongly preferred.
• Knowledge of and ability to use computer | database systems including Microsoft Office, Bloomerang, and WordPress.
• Exceptional communication and organizational skills, including the ability to develop and implement meeting agendas, events, action plans and projects/programs without supervision.
• Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with minimal supervision and to adhere to deadlines.
• Demonstrated ability to employ critical thinking, work independently, and make recommendations for new opportunities to advance the mission of the Immigrant Welcome Center and the naturalization rate of lawful permanent residents in Marion County.
• Personal experience with the naturalization process helpful.

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