Good Neighbor Coordinator

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

Job Summary: The Good Neighbor Coordinator mobilizes individual volunteers and church teams and connects them to our refugee and immigrant neighbors.

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate connections between Good Neighbor volunteers (individuals, families, teams) and refugees
  • Lead Interest Meetings at area churches to recruit prospective volunteers
  • Recruit, train, and provide ongoing support to Good Neighbor 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 the Good Neighbor Program 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 Good Neighbor program staff)
  • Assist with research, development, and distribution of practical, social, and spiritual resources for volunteers

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Demonstrated relationship with Jesus Christ
  • 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: Good Neighbor Program Director
  • Status: Full-time (40 hours per week), with a typical workday schedule (8:30 am-5 pm)
  • Flexibility in scheduling required to attend late evening and/or early morning appointments, late arrivals, training activities, and/or to address emergency needs.

April 22, 2022
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