We are looking for talented, compassionate, and collaborative people to partner with us as we welcome refugees and immigrants with holistic services that will help them root and flourish in our community.
Durham Career Opportunities
The Finance Manager oversees and controls all financial transactions, financial reporting, grants management, and budget execution. This position assumes a leadership role as well, using the platform of office finances, to ensure alignment with both office and departmental strategy and priorities.
To manage and develop the Refugee & Immigrant Youth Services (RIYS) program at World Relief Durham. This includes the implementation of the Refugee School Impact Program and the Youth Mentorship Program funded by the NC State Refugee Office (SRO) and all other programs supported through private funding from a variety of foundations and philanthropic organizations. The Program Manager will serve as liaison with RIYS community partners such as Durham Public Schools, grant funders, churches, mosques, mental health partners, recreational organizations and more to ensure high-quality and equitable services for immigrant youth and their families.
The Mentorship Coordinator assists immigrant youth participants between the ages of 15-24 who are residing primarily in Durham County in achieving educational and vocational advancement, promoting civic and social engagement, helping them to adjust to cultural differences in the US, and forming healthy mentorship relationships with trained community volunteers. These services will be provided through various educational, social and vocational programs in conjunction with Durham Public Schools and other partners. This role will also assist with aspects of academic support and case management toward these ends.
The Resettlement Coordinator (Matching Grant) provides case management and employment services to newly arrived refugees through the Matching Grant program, as described in the Office of Refugee Resettlement’s program Guidelines. The primary goal of program services is financial self-sufficiency for all program enrollees.
Work as a liaison between OAW Afghans through the ILSC and Resettlement programs and community-based service providers, private attorneys and other avenues for service provision. Meet with community leaders to educate them about the legal needs of the impacted OAW community and coordinate direct support provision. Meet with impacted OAW Afghans and assist them with connections for legal services. This position requires organizing meetings with community leaders and recruiting volunteers who can assist with communicating to populations in need. Ability to share knowledge of ILS programs, fliers and resources with the community and put together informative and engaging presentations to community leaders and volunteers. This position requires strong oral and written communication skills in order to develop partnerships and effectively train community leaders.
Posted: July 11, 2022
Durham, NC 27701, USA
The Refugee Health Promotion Wellness Specialist is responsible for health promotion services to refugees and other eligible immigrants within Durham, Wake and Orange Counties of North Carolina. This position is the team lead for bi-lingual Wellness Navigators, who conduct case management and health education in clients’ primary languages. The Wellness Special creates health promotion curriculum, supervises Wellness Navigators and provides direct client services.
The Youth Fellow serves refugees across all departments at World Relief Durham (WRD) through the Refugee & Immigrant Youth Services (RIYS) program. Service to the community includes: registering new youth in schools and the RIYS program, patiently assisting families with their case management needs, and supporting with the scheduling and coordination of appointments. The Youth Fellow will also serve as a key decision-maker in the development and implementation of all programming across WRD.
Internships are currently available in Refugee Resettlement, Refugee Health and Wellness, and Immigration Legal Services. In Fall 2022, internships will be available in Refugee Resettlement, Refugee Health and Wellness, Immigration Legal Services, Refugee and Immigrant Youth Services, and Community Engagement. Interns support the work of World Relief Durham and gain hands-on experience with case management support, communication, and transporting program participants.
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