Saturday, January 20th, 2018

New AmeriCorps Position – Apply Today!

Gulf Coast Jewish Family & Community Services is seeking a new Refugee AmeriCorps Member for the third year of the program.

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Position Description

The Refugee AmeriCorps member will aid in enhancing the volunteer capacity of Gulf Coast Jewish Family & Community Services Refugee Resettlement and Preferred Communities programs. The Refugee AmeriCorps Member will also assist in providing direct services to refugees and supplement Preferred Communities Case Management activities by helping to develop a:

(1) Mentoring Program;

(2) Community Facilitated Enhanced Cultural Orientation;

(3) Refugee Speakers Bureau; and

(4) Volunteer Engagement Strategies.

This position reports to Program Coordinator and/or Director.


• Must be a US citizen or legal permanent resident and authorized to work in the U.S.
• Must be at least 18 years old
• Must have a high school diploma or be willing to earn one while serving (undergraduate degree strongly preferred)
• Previous experience working with refugees and immigrants preferred
• Bilingual (Spanish or Arabic) a plus to meet the current language needs of clients
• Valid FL Driver’s License & Current Automobile Insurance
• Must commit to one full year of service (1,700 hrs. of service)
• Living wage stipend provided


Send resumes and letter of interest to:

Upon completion of service, Refugee AmeriCorps Member will be eligible for an education award of $5,730.
For more information on the Refugee AmeriCorps program click here or contact Sara Bedford (301) 844-7239

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