Job Details

AmeriCorps Vista Refugee Services Health & Employment Resources Navigator

Catholic Charities, Portland, OR, USA 97202

Job - Other

Close Date: 12/31/2018

Member Duties : We are seeking a VISTA Service Member to join our team to help us better serve clients by improving access to resources, in particular with regards to healthcare and employment. This position will assist the team in creating resource maps, which will facilitate healthcare service navigation, help overcome employment barriers, encourage job retention and outline pathways to enable career advancement. The VISTA's role will also complement efforts made over the past three years, particularly in the Salem and Eugene metro areas, as these regions are more rural districts and are still relatively new to resettlement activities and welcoming refugee populations. The VISTA position will be instrumental in the coordination of existing resources, and will help orient local communities towards a more educated and informed approach to interacting with our refugee (and other qualifying) populations.

Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Training , Living Allowance , Health Coverage* , Childcare assistance if eligible , Relocation Allowance .

*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit

Terms :
Car recommended , Permits attendance at school during off hours , Permits working at another job during off hours .

Service Areas :
Entrepreneur/Business , Housing , Community Outreach , Community and Economic Development , Health .

Skills :
Communications , Business/Entrepreneur , Community Organization , Social Services , Public Health , Public Speaking , Non-Profit Management .

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.