Education Programs Coordinator

Arrive Ministries is a Christian nonprofit seeking life transformation for refugees, immigrants, and the Church.

Job Summary: The Homework Help Coordinator mobilizes volunteers and connects them to our refugee and immigrant neighbors through various programs, including Homework Help and Sewing.

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate connections between volunteers and refugees
  • Recruit, train, and provide ongoing support to volunteers. Onboard and manage volunteers throughout their commitment to Arrive Ministries
  • Assist with research, development, and distribution of practical, social, and spiritual resources for volunteers
  • Offer training and events for active volunteers (in collaboration with other CMM staff)
  • Track progress of volunteers and clients enrolled in Education Programs
  • Network with the refugee community, assessing needs, and connecting eligible families / individuals with volunteers
  • Lead Interest Meetings at area churches to recruit prospective volunteers
  • Sewing: along with Education Programs Manager, oversee product creation, inventory, and sales

 Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Demonstrated relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to provide cultural, practical, and spiritual coaching to volunteers
  • Familiarity working in a cross-cultural setting and proficiency in collaborating with people from diverse cultural backgrounds including new immigrants and refugees
  • Public speaking ability for large group presentations
  • Ability to take initiative and work both independently and collaboratively
  • Excellent time management, organization, and problem-solving abilities
  • 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: Education Programs Manager
  • Status: Full-time (40 hours per week), with a typical workday schedule (8:30am-5pm)
  • Flexibility in scheduling required for evening (2/week maximum) and weekend (1/month) trainings and connections

September 6, 2022
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