Church Mobilization Ministries Coordinator

Arrive Ministries is a faith-based organization seeking life transformation for refugees, immigrants, and the Church.

Job Summary:

The CMM Coordinator mobilizes volunteers and connects them to our refugee and immigrant neighbors through various programs, including Refugee Life Ministries and Salem Arts Exchange Sewing.

Refugee Life Ministries (80%)

  • Facilitate connections between RLM volunteers (individuals, families, teams) and refugees.
  • Lead Interest Meetings at area churches to recruit prospective volunteers.
  • Recruit, train, and provide ongoing support to volunteers. Onboard and manage volunteers throughout their commitment to Arrive Ministries.
  • Act as a liaison between Arrive Ministries Refugee Resettlement case managers and volunteers (i.e., work with volunteers to assess refugee needs, assist with appointments, and connect to community resources).
  • Work with CMM Team to develop and foster relationships with other community organizations and ministry workers who serve refugees in the Twin Cities.
  • Network with the refugee community, assessing needs, and connecting eligible families / individuals with volunteers.
  • Offer training and events for active volunteers (in collaboration with other CMM staff).
  • Assist with research, development, and distribution of practical, social, and spiritual resources for volunteers.

Salem Arts Exchange Sewing (20%)

  • Provide program oversight by working with various volunteer-led SAE teams (Story Team, Curriculum Team, Design Team).
  • Recruit, onboard, and provide ongoing support to volunteers.
  • Oversee studio space, activities & events, and schedule.
  • Oversee product creation, inventory, and sales.
  • Work with CMM Team to expand SAE Sewing to other sites.

 Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Demonstrated relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and enjoyment of developing new ministry endeavors.
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to provide cultural, practical, and spiritual coaching to volunteers.
  • Public speaking ability for large group presentations.
  • Excellent time management, organization, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Able to speak, read, and write fluently in the English language.
  • Competency using computer applications for writing, record-keeping, and research.
  • 4-year college degree or work experience equivalent.
  • Valid MN Driver’s license with proof of insurance and good driving record.
  • Agree with and adhere to Transform Minnesota’s Statement of Faith, Core Values, and Code of Conduct

 Additional Information:

  • Reporting Relationship: Church Mobilization Ministries Director.
  • Status: Full-time (40 hours per week), with a typical workday schedule (8:30am-5pm).
  • Flexibility in scheduling required to attend late evening and/or early morning appointments, late arrivals, training activities, and/or to address emergency needs.

March 24, 2021
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