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 more than 800 refugees per year and provides numerous program services to assist refugees from their arrival through citizenship.
The Education and Learning Program at IRC Phoenix provides educational services to refugee children, youth, and adults to enhance integration. The Education Caseworker works within IRC providing a range of supportive activities to meet clients’ educational needs. The position is primarily responsible for coordinating early childhood activities, support with school enrollments, and support in adult educational activities to support family wellbeing. Additionally, the Education Caseworker will assist specifically in the area of data collection and tracking.
Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
Key Working Relationships:
Position Reports to: Education and Learning Manager
Position directly supervises: Interns and volunteers within program
Indirect Reporting: Adult Education Supervisor, Senior Youth Program Coordinator
Other Internal and/or external contacts:
Internal: IRC staff, interns and volunteers
External: Community partners, employers
Standard office work environment combined w/standard classroom setting and some travel throughout service delivery area.