Founded in 1933, the IRC is a leading nonsectarian, voluntary organization providing relief, protection and resettlement services for refugees and victims of oppression or violent conflict. One aspect of the IRC is to provide assistance to refugees resettling in the United States. The IRC opened an office in Phoenix, Arizona in 1994 to provide reception and placement services to newly arrived refugees. The office resettles refugees and provides numerous program services to assist refugees from their arrival through citizenship.
The New Roots Coordinator oversees the urban farm and community gardening programs including the development and implementation of educational curricula, day-to-day physical operations, production management and volunteer coordination. This New Roots Coordinator is also responsible for program recruitment and future site development. This position reports to the New Roots Supervisor in the Phoenix office.
A combination of outdoor time, standard office work environment and regular travel within service delivery area.