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Microenterprise Volunteer

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Location: City Heights Office

Minimum Commitment:

  • Minimum 3 month commitment

Times Needed:

  • During business hours (M-F: 8:30am-5pm) - flexible schedule

As part of the Microenterprise program, IRC’s In-Home Childcare Licensing Program offers refugees the opportunity to become a licensed in-home family service provider. Through a three week comprehensive program, participants gain the necessary knowledge and skills in order to become licensed and start a family childcare business. Participants learn about business basics such as book keeping, financial management and marketing, how to submit the license, as well as health, nutrition, and other childcare topics. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Provide assistance enrolling in-home child care entrepreneurs into the program 
  • Assist with intake and support of walk-in clients 
  • Support the business counselor in the preparation of applications for the childcare license 
  • Conduct quality assurance tasks including self-audits 
  • Provide assistance monitoring the childcare program by conducting follow up assessments and gathering data on outcomes  
  • Enter data and track outcomes through the IRC's Efforts to Outcomes (ETO) database 
  • Provide support facilitating and coordination trainings  
  • Conduct outreach and participate in public events as needed 

REQUIREMENTS:  

  • Experience with both administrative work and direct service with diverse populations 
  • Excellent organization skills, strong communication and interpersonal skills, and ability to effectively collaborate 
  • English fluency required, proficiency in a refugee language (Arabic, Farsi, Swahili) a plus 

TRAINING/PREPARATION:

  • Attend a general Volunteer Orientation (1 hour)
  • Additional one-on-one staff training

 

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