2018-19 Year Program: Deadline to apply: May 1, 2018, Site selected by May 15, 2018Program Start Date: September 10, 2018- August 2019
Key Information:✅ The RefugeeRISE AmeriCorps program focuses on increasing access for refugees to existing workforce development and health education programs, building hard and soft skills through culturally and linguistically appropriate workshops, leveraging additional volunteers including refugees, and increasing engagement among Iowa’s refugee communities
✅ Host sites of national service members must be able to provide liability insurance that covers the RefugeeRISE AmeriCorps member while performing service on behalf of the agency. Proof of this would be due with the Host Site Agreements.
✅ Preference for host site selection goes to sites who are able to take on teams of full time members. Site will be notified by May 1, 2018 of selection into the program.
✅ The RefugeeRISE Application Fact Sheet is also available at www.refugeeriseiowa.org/host-sites.html
✅ Please contact Caryn Kelly or Katie Zellmer with any questions (email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, or 515-286-2267)