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Resource Navigation Coordinator

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Published 25 days ago

UWF is seeking volunteers to organize resource navigation!

About Undocumented Women’s Fund, aka the Comadre Network 

The Undocumented Women’s Fund (“UWF”) is a community care collective that seeks to  develop sustainable mutual-aid networks, as well as to foster autonomous and gender-conscious organizing led by immigrant and undocumented women. Undocumented women face immense financial pressure during the COVID-19 crisis: they perform most of the unpaid care work that upholds their communities; face significant barriers to obtaining work; and, when they are employed, it is usually in low-wage, precarious and invisibilized jobs like domestic labor and care work. On top of this, their immigration status limits their access to basic social services and has been used to exclude them and their families from any kind of relief. 

In response to this, the Fund works towards four main goals: (1) identify some of the most pressing needs of undocumented women who are head of their households in NYC; (2) build a network to mobilize existing resources to meet those needs; (3) provide direct financial support in areas where no other resources are available through distribution of cash grants; and (4) foster the development of sustainable mutual-aid systems – a “Comadre network” led by immigrant and undocumented women.  

 

Resource Navigation Volunteer: UWF is part of the broader mutual aid network in NYC. We often receive referrals from mutual aids who are in our liaisons team. We also engage in partnerships with them to refer our grantees to their services. A resource navigator would facilitate these partnerships and would work to connect our grantees with these important resources.


Responsibilities Include: 

  • Manage emails and DMs regarding organizations offering services to us
  • Identify areas where resources are needed as expressed by grantees 
  • Maintain updated resource lists
  • Help connect grantees to area-specific resources in collaboration with interviewers
  • Availability and commitment: Since our goal is to create a Comadre Network that fosters community-building among our grantees, we would like volunteers who are interested and committed to this network for the long run (at least 6 months). We expect volunteers to be able to dedicate between 3 to 4 hours per week to this role, which includes participating in our bi-weely check in meetings. 
  • Responsiveness: 1.5 hours bi-weekly commitment to attend our bi-weekly check-in meetings to update on any recurring needs from your respective teams, beyond your general responsibilities respective to your assigned team. 



UWF is seeking volunteers to organize resource navigation!

About Undocumented Women’s Fund, aka the Comadre Network 

The Undocumented Women’s Fund (“UWF”) is a community care collective that seeks to  develop sustainable mutual-aid networks…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per week
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location

New York, NY

City Hall Park Path, New York, NY 10007, USA

How to Apply

How do I apply?

If you’re interested in working on this project, please fill out this form

If you have any questions about this project, please reach out to undocuwomensfund@gmail.com  and a team member will get back to you.  Thank you for your interest! 

 In solidarity, 

UWF Team 

How do I apply?

If you’re interested in working on this project, please fill out this form

If you have any questions about this project, please reach out to undocuwomensfund@gmail.com…

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