RefugeeRISE AmeriCorps Program is currently recruiting for full time positions across the state to serve September 18, 2017 to August 17, 2018. Locations currently include Cedar Rapids, Des Moines, Waterloo, Marshalltown, Iowa City, and Storm Lake. We are continuously adding to the list.
The RefugeeRISE AmeriCorps Program helps:
- Remove barriers to accessing basic services for employment and healthcare.
- Break the poverty cycle by focusing on providing supports that lead to economic self-sufficiency.
- Provide culturally and linguistically appropriate support.
- Enable refugees to become contributing and engaged members of society.
- Provide basic education to help refugees learn how to navigate modern life.
- Provide leadership opportunities to refugees and other individuals by providing opportunities for service and volunteering.
2017 RefugeeRISE AmeriCorps Sites
IC Compassion- Iowa City (2 Full time and 2 Part time)
Catholic Charities- Cedar Rapids (2 Full time)
Catherine McAuley Center- Cedar Rapids (2 Full time and 2 part time)
Path of Hope - Coralville (2 Full time)
EMBARC- Waterloo (4 Full time and 4 Part time)
The Bridge of Storm Lake - Storm Lake (6 part time)