Refugee Clinical Support Specialist VISTA

AmeriCorps VISTA

About the organization

The Utah Refugee VISTA Project (URVP) hosts VISTA members across major refugee organizations in the Salt Lake Valley. Our VISTAs serve with local nonprofits, international NGOs, and city, county, and government offices. Whether your background is in social sciences, business, data analysis, international policy, or education, we have a position to fit your skills and interests. URVP VISTAs and our VISTA Leader can expect professional development, mentorship, and support from both AmeriCorps and their host organizations.

Duties

The Clinical Support Specialist VISTA will support the Licensed Clinical Therapist team in building resources that support health, wellbeing, and integration. The VISTA will strengthen collaborations, create systems to increase access to available resources by providers and clients, and evaluate team policies, programming, and marketing to match the needs of Utah's newcomer community. The member’s efforts will expand the team’s capacity to provide services, connect with providers and clients, and improve the overall wellbeing and economic prospects of refugees, particularly in overcoming health barriers to employment.

Qualifications

Recruitment, Public Speaking, Conflict Resolution, Community Organization, Communications, Fund raising/Grant Writing, Social Services, Team Work, Writing/Editing

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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