AmeriCorps opportunity - Bilingual Family Support Assistant

Job Description:

The AmeriCorps member will be based at Centro La Comunidad, a Latino resource center in Burlington. Responsibilities include: greeting new clients as they arrive and registering them in the data management system; providing case management with the goal of enhancing clients’ economic security by connecting unemployed, underemployed, and displaced workers with employment and employment-related training opportunities; assessing clients’ job skills and work history; developing an employment plan with achievable goals; assisting clients with résumé preparation, job searching, employment applications, preparing for job interviews, and providing post-hire follow-up as necessary; assisting clients in removing barriers to employment and economic self-sufficiency, including accessing childcare, transportation, etc.; providing generalist case management and problem resolution related to health and human services; providing information and referral services; coordinating with other agencies to ensure that clients’ holistic needs are addressed; conducting outreach to promote the services above and recruit participants; representing the agency at community events and resource fairs; and posting relevant content to social media accounts.

Required Qualifications:

Fluency in Spanish and English (spoken and written); appreciation for cultural diversity and the immigrant experience; ability to serve in a supportive role with economically-disadvantaged individuals and to work effectively with a wide diversity of people from different backgrounds; commitment to client confidentiality; and knowledge of and adherence to the practices and mission of Catholic Charities.

Position begins September 10, 2024 and requires a one full year commitment.

*Job responsibilities may involve travel and some work beyond the regularly scheduled workdays, i.e., weekends and evenings as scheduled, and as needed.

To apply, visit the UNCG AmeriCorps Website

Please no phone calls.

Job Benefits

Benefits include a $25,000 annual stipend, $7,395 education award, health insurance, and free childcare if eligible.

Employment Type
Job Location
Burlington, North Carolina
Date posted
March 25, 2024
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Position: AmeriCorps opportunity - Bilingual Family Support Assistant

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