Key Information:✅ The RefugeeRISE AmeriCorps program focuses on increasing access for refugees to existing workforce development 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, 2019 of selection into the program.
✅ The RefugeeRISE Application Fact Sheet is also available at www.refugeeriseiowa.org/host-sites.html
✅ Please contact Katie Zellmer with any questions (firstname.lastname@example.org, or 515-286-3928)