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Migrant Children's Visitation Program Director

Interfaith Community for Detained Immigrants


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Published 3 days ago

$26 - $26

\Half-time salaried position, based in Chicago.  Temporarily remote due to COVID.  

Bilingual/bicultural candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership for overall functioning of our volunteer-based spiritual care program serving migrant children residing at government-sponsored centers, in accordance with the Memorandum of Understanding.
  • Assessment of spiritual needs among migrant children we serve
  • Program design and evaluation
  • Updating of the MOU as needed, in consultation with the Executive Director
  • Volunteer Coordination
  • Ensure the appropriate number of volunteers are scheduled for each site visit
  • Ensure proper planning for each site visit
  • Ensure a post-visit evaluation of the service
  • Provide support to volunteers and recognition for their contributions
  • Encourage select volunteers to take on new roles as appropriate: recruiting new volunteers, coordinating visits, evaluating past visits, identifying gaps in services and generating new creative ideas
  • Volunteer Training
  • Provide trainings for new volunteers
  • Provide ongoing skill-building opportunities for current volunteers.  Trainings can be led by partners or organized “in house”.
  • Volunteer Recruitment
  • As needed, recruit trusted volunteers with appropriate skills to participate, with an emphasis on matching religious and cultural background to the children served
  • Facilitate regular communication with facility staff.  Ensure a mutual understanding of the program’s needs, and troubleshoot any problems which may arise
  • Facilitate avenues for evaluation of the program and feedback from volunteers, facility staff, and other stakeholders.  Integrate ideas flowing from evaluation into the program
  • Assist the Development Director with facilitating donations and grants
  • Generate regular reports for the Board of Directors
  • Meet regularly with the Executive Director 

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to engage effectively with a variety of faith communities
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent communication and pastoral care skills
  • Ability to use email, telephone, texting, and basic computer software
  • Valid driver’s license and car
  • Bilingual English/Spanish.  Bicultural skills are highly preferred.


\Half-time salaried position, based in Chicago.  Temporarily remote due to COVID.  

Bilingual/bicultural candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership for overall functioning of our…

Details at a glance

  • Part Time Schedule
  • Managerial

Benefits

Flexible work schedule, health insurance, great team

Flexible work schedule, health insurance, great team

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish-fluent

Spanish-fluent

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Chicago, IL

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