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Economic Empowerment Volunteer

Start date: Ongoing
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PURPOSE OF VOLUNTEER POSITION:

 

The Economic Empowerment Volunteer will help match clients accessing Career Development services with volunteer mentors who can provide industry-specific support and guidance. The volunteer will work closely with the Economic Empowerment Specialist to help clients choose their preferred mentors, orchestrate training for volunteers, and coordinate regular reports from active mentee/mentor pairs.

COMMITMENT:

  • 8-20 hours per week
  • 3-6 months minimum commitment

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Job development
  • Assisting team in employer outreach
  • Data Entry
  • Assist client in developing a resume, CV, and other employment-related prep
  • Job searching with clients
  • Assisting staff members with day to day tasks
  • Accompanying clients to job interviews

VOLUNTEER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Follow the “IRC Way” of policies and conduct
  • Meet scheduled weekly/monthly commitment
  • Perform all required tasks and functions

VOLUNTEER QUALIFICATIONS:

We ask that candidates have the following qualities:

 

  • Commitment to the goals and philosophy of IRC
  • Strong communication skills
  • Task orientated
  • Self-started
  • Strong computer skills
  • Career Development skills 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Multi-lingual a plus
  • Problem solver
  • Adaptable, reliable, detail-orientated, and positive

This position reports to the Economic Empowerment Specialist

APPLYING:

  • Submit an online application here.

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