Deng Majouk is a RefugeeRISE AmeriCorps member serving at the Evelyn K. Davis Center for Working Families in Des Moines.
As a job developer at EKD, Deng helps refugees in the community connect to their career goals and achieve financial stability.
Deng is currently attending Des Moines Area Community College, pursuing a degree in Accounting. He chose to join RefugeeRISE because he knew working in a local nonprofit organization would be a great learning experience that benefits refugees and immigrants.
"Knowing what my parents had to go through in order to get to America, I want to be able to help families to better themselves and give them an opportunity at a better life."