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IRIS has a casual work atmosphere where everyone’s opinions and ideas are valued. We’re committed to work-life balance and offer everyone opportunities to learn, experiment, and grow. If you’re looking to add meaningful purpose to your work or want a life-changing fellowship to get your career off on the right foot, then you’ll love working here. Please see our open positions and volunteer opportunities below.

IRIS (Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services, Inc, www.irisct.org) is a dynamic refugee resettlement agency based in New Haven CT. IRIS serves people from all over the world who have fled persecution in their home countries to start new lives and become self-sufficient, contributing members of their new communities. We are expecting to welcome a large increase in clients from Afghanistan in the coming year.

General Description
The Education & Enrollment Specialist (EES) supports the aspirations of refugee, asylee, and immigrant families to access public schooling and educational opportunities for school-age children. The EES liaises with parents/guardians, teachers, and program administrators to guide clients through the school enrollment and matriculation processes. The EES works in tandem with the education team and supports other departmental goals and programs as needed. This EES position will focus on serving and supporting families and students who are humanitarian evacuees under the Afghan Placement and Assistance Program (APA).

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the IRIS office is currently open by appointment only. We continue to take precautions and work remotely when it is feasible. However, it is expected that the EES will also provide services in person as needed. It is essential that the person hired for this position be vaccinated against COVID-19 and comfortable coming into contact with other people.
We aim to fill the position as soon as possible.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:

Enrollment

  • Takes general responsibility to ensure all refugee children of age for K-12 public school are registered within 30 days of arrival to the U.S.
  • Builds relationships with Board of Education employees to expedite enrollment.
  • Liaises with schools to provide help and guidance when needed for children in need of extra support; works with teachers and administrators to ensure that services are delivered in a way that best serves children’s needs.

General

  • Maintains spreadsheets with full program and student information.
  • Confers with IRIS staff to understand special situations and needs of specific children and their families.
  • Builds a volunteer team that can assist with the registration process.
  • Advocates for refugee and immigrant children.

Requirements
Candidates must be vaccinated against COVID-19 and comfortable coming into contact with other people.

Candidates must have:

  • A commitment to anti-racism and IRIS’ mission
  • Ability to connect clients of diverse backgrounds, to establish a rapport of trust and partnership
  • Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve, to juggle multiple commitments and shifting schedules, to effectively manage time and to make informed and effective decisions
  • Ability to enforce boundaries, limits and IRIS policies
  • Good oral and written communication skills in English
  • Experience and comfort using basic computing and spreadsheet software (Word, Excel, Google Docs)
  • Driver’s license
  • Ability to serve clients at the office or at their homes or schools and to accompany them to schools
  • Ideal candidates will have:
  • Good understanding of American school system
  • Experience working with refugees
  • Ability to speak Dari or Pashto

Salary: $41,700

Benefits include:

  • Vacation (3 weeks/year), personal days (3 days/year), holidays per IRIS schedule, sick leave
  • Health, vision, dental, life, and disability insurance
  • Eligible for 403b retirement plan after one year of service

To apply, send an email to humanresources@irisct.org with the following:

  • A subject line that says “Education & Enrollment Spclst — APA”
  • A cover letter
  • An attached resume including three professional references (at least two direct supervisors)
  • Applications will be reviewed as they are received and will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

IRIS (Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services, Inc, www.irisct.org) is a dynamic refugee resettlement agency based in New Haven CT. IRIS serves people from all over the world who have fled persecution in their home countries to start new lives and become self-sufficient, contributing members of their new communities.

General Description
The Youth Leadership Coordinator serves as a staff facilitator and organizer for a twice-weekly program to help IRIS youth clients acclimate to and build new ties in New Haven.
One meeting per week is a college and career readiness program aimed at
helping refugee and immigrant high school and college students explore career pathways, prepare for college or a career path, and develop and reach their own academic goals.
The other weekly meeting is a young men’s group meeting whose goal is to empower refugee and immigrant teens and young adults to confidently navigate their lives, form and deepen friendships across differences, pursue their goals and become leaders in their communities, and
engage in group activities that allow for creative self-expression.
The meetings take place on two weekday afternoons, after school.
It is essential that the person hired for this position be vaccinated against COVID-19 and comfortable coming into contact with other people.

This is a part-time position: 12-15 hours/ week
We aim to fill the position as soon as possible.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:
1. Plan and facilitate weekly young men’s group sessions alongside co-leaders (see below).
2. Recruit and supervise 1-2 male youth “co-leaders” and 1-2 undergraduate college volunteers per year who assist in planning and facilitating group sessions.
3. Develop young men’s group program “units” in artistic, practical, and academic spheres according to their expressed goals and interests.
4. Hold trainings for volunteers and interns assisting with the young men’s group.
5. Plan and chaperone one week-long civil rights- or social justice-themed field trip per year for young men, dependent on grant funding.
6. Maintain attendance and budget notes for the young men’s group to ensure grant compliance
7. Help plan and facilitate weekly college and career readiness sessions alongside IRIS education staff.
8. Engage in youth client recruitment for the programs. Lead bus orientations for new participants to downtown meeting space as needed.
9. Research youth development best practices. Seek out opportunities for continuing training as a youth facilitator.
10. Regularly evaluate and revise program units to improve outcomes according to youth development best practices.
11. Refer participants to other opportunities when they’ve “outgrown” IRIS youth programs.

Requirements
Candidates must be vaccinated against COVID-19 and comfortable coming into contact with other people.

Candidates must have:

  • A commitment to anti-racism and IRIS’ mission
  • Ability to connect clients of diverse backgrounds, to establish a rapport of trust and partnership
  • Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve, to juggle multiple commitments and shifting schedules, to effectively manage time and to make informed and effective decisions
  • Ability to enforce boundaries, limits and IRIS policies
  • Good oral and written communication skills in English

Desired skills and background: We especially welcome applicants who have previous experience directly serving youth, communicating cross-culturally, and/or leading youth groups. We also hope to attract applicants who identify with historically underrepresented groups in college and professional paths who will be able to mentor refugee and immigrant youth in navigating their lives as young People of Color.

Compensation: $21.00 per hour
Benefits Include: Vacation and Sick leave

To apply, send an email to humanresources@irisct.org with the following:
• A subject line that says “Youth Leadership Coordinator”
• A cover letter
• An attached resume including three professional references (at least two direct supervisors)
Applications will be reviewed as they are received and will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

IRIS (Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services, Inc. www.irisct.org) is a dynamic refugee resettlement agency in New Haven CT. IRIS serves people from all over the world who have fled persecution in their home countries to start new lives and become self-sufficient, contributing members of their new communities. While IRIS has traditionally focused on helping refugees, it is increasingly serving a more diverse immigrant population.

The Human Resources & Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Director is a full-time staff position reporting to the Executive Director and serving as part of the management team.

The position is focused on evaluating, implementing and coordinating all Human Resources activities, programs and processes for IRIS and will play a major role in refining HR and DEI policies, furthering our commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI), staff training and safety. The ideal candidate will have a breadth and depth of knowledge in human resources, equity and inclusion. This position requires a strong multi-tasker with the proven ability to implement best practices and policies.

The candidate will be highly organized, with meticulous attention to detail. The candidate is a thoughtful team player who values and respects differences of race, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, ability, and socio-economic circumstance and actively works to foster an equitable and inclusive experience for everyone in their work.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Recruiting: manage all recruiting processes and train managers in proper recruiting, interview, feedback and decision-making processes 
  • Foster compliance with existing employment laws, benefit plans, employee handbook, etc. 
  • Staff meetings and staff outings and events: organize training and events to boost employees’ communication abilities and team spirit 
  • Performance evaluations: coordinate and manage all processes and train managers on delivering direct and appropriate feedback and evaluations. Refine and administer the performance review program to ensure consistent and timely execution and equity within the organization 
  • Employee relations: conduct or engage counsel to conduct employee investigations in response to complaints of harassment, discrimination, and conflict within the workplace 

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Job Announcement (full-time Case Manager – PC)

IRIS (Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services, Inc. www.irisct.org) is a dynamic refugee resettlement agency based in New Haven CT. IRIS serves people from all over the world who have fled persecution in their home countries to start new lives and become self-sufficient, contributing members of their new communities. While IRIS has traditionally focused on helping refugees, it is increasingly serving our undocumented neighbors and other immigrants.

IRIS is looking for a full-time Case Manager to join our Intensive Case Management (ICM) program team. This program is funded through a Preferred Communities (PC) grant from the Office of Refugee Resettlement. It provides 6 to 12 months of intensive case management support to refugees, asylees and Special Immigrant Visa holders who face mental and physical health barriers to their resettlement as well as other risk factors.

General Description

The PC ICM Case Manager serves a relatively small case load of high-needs clients. The Case Manager conducts assessments, develops service plans, provides direct service, refers clients for additional services and advocates for their specific needs to be met. The PC grant demands that case managers comply with strict administrative requirements. The Case Manager works in tandem with another PC Case Manager and within a larger Health & Wellness team.
Currently the IRIS office is open by appointment only and only to people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Work is done mainly remotely but Case Managers are still expected to visit client homes and interact with clients as needed.
It is essential that the person hired for this position be vaccinated against COVID-19 and comfortable coming into contact with other people.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Conducts assessments to determine client needs and eligibility for PC services
  • Develops an individualized service plan focused on the clients’ self-sufficiency goals
  • Maintains frequent contact with assigned cases, including home visits (once a month minimum, but more as needed). (Home visits are currently conducted outside clients’ homes, remaining 6 feet apart and wearing masks.)
  • Assists clients in accessing appropriate external services and public benefits
  • Coordinates with other IRIS staff and community providers for services including English class, childcare, education, health care, employment, immigration legal services, mental health services, addiction services, disability services and benefits, housing services, etc.Ensures clients’ basic needs (housing, food, clothing, etc.) are addressed and that as soon as possible they can meet these needs on their own
  • Transports and accompanies clients to appointments for various services and helps them find ways to get to their appointments independently (currently adjusted, due to COVID-19)
  • Provides additional community and cultural orientation, as needed
  • Provides crisis intervention and/or arranges for this to be provided, as needed
  • Ensures that proper language interpretation and translation are provided as needed for meetings with clients and for important written documents
  • Maintains case files, case notes and required documentation for each case.
  • Maintains and update PC database with client information, periodic assessments, resources and gaps, and referrals
  • Closes and transfers cases in a timely fashion, as appropriate
  • Participates in PC program network meetings
  • Participates in regular H&W and CM team meetings
  • Other related tasks as assigned by the Health & Wellness Manager or Director of Case Management.

Requirements:
It is essential that the person hired for this position be vaccinated against COVID-19 and comfortable coming into contact with other people.

Candidates must have:

  • at least 2 years of professional case management experience (not counting internships)
  • ability to quickly establish and maintain a good rapport with various types of clientele,
  • strong understanding of culturally sensitive case management, commitment to anti-racism and the mission

    of IRIS

  • strong communication skills, ability to work collaboratively,
  • meticulousness and attention to detail,
  • ability to handle multiple demands and shifting priorities in a fast-paced environment,
  • ability to balance client facing work and administrative responsibilities.
  • ability to set limits with clients and enforce strict policies,
  • fluency in spoken and written English,
  • computer skills including email and internet, Google Docs and ability to manipulate basic spreadsheets,
  • US driver’s license, good driving record, and willingness to drive clients to

    Ideal clients will have:

  • a Masters of Social Work degree
  • experience working with refugees or other immigrant populations
  • strong understanding of the refugee resettlement process
  • knowledge of DSS, SSI, AccessHealthCT applications and benefits
  • proficiency in another language (Pashto, Dari, Arabic, Swahili especially)

    Salary: $43,000

    Benefits: Vacation (3 weeks); personal days (3); holidays per IRIS schedule; sick time Health, dental, vision insurance
    Disability and Life insurance
    Eligible for 403b retirement plan after one year of employment.

    To apply, send an email to Director of Case Management, at humanresources@irisct.org as soon as possible with the following:

    • A subject line that says “PC Case Manager”
    • A cover letter
    • An attached resume
      Applications will be reviewed in the order they are received and until the position is filled.
IRIS is open to hosting law fellows for the 2022-23 year. Please send an email to Rachel Doft, Director of Immigration Legal Services, rdoft@irisct.org, with any inquiries.

IRIS is looking for a part-time Supportive Therapy Clinician who will provide one on one therapy using a culturally sensitive, holistic approach to refugees and immigrants experiencing mild to moderate mental health symptoms. This part-time position averages 10 hours a week.

General Description IRIS has a need for in-house mental health expertise. Working within the Health & Wellness department and in collaboration with several other IRIS staff members, the Clinician will play a key role in ensuring that clients access the mental health care they need. The Clinician accepts referrals from IRIS staff and local medical professionals. The Clinician offers one on one counseling, with interpretation if needed, and refers clients to other mental health care providers as appropriate. The Clinician also plays a key role supporting IRIS staff as they deal with particularly complicated client situations.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: 
• Receive therapy referrals from IRIS staff
• Coordinate with medical professionals to receive referrals or confirm needs of clients referred by IRIS staff
• Maintain list of eligible clients with some degree of priority (waiting list), as needed
• Prepare for counseling sessions including logistics with clients and interpreter
• Meet with clients individually in order to develop an action plan and maximize adaptive coping skills
• Maintain case notes of sessions separate from main database
• Maintain coordination of care with IRIS staff and medical professions
• Serve as resource to IRIS staff and partners such as co-sponsors as needed
• Meet with clients to conduct urgent assessments and recommend follow up action (In situations where it is not possible otherwise, these assessments may be conducted at clients’ home)
• Other tasks as requested by Health & Wellness Manager and Director of Case Management

CANDIDATES MUST HAVEN: 
• Active license in one of the following: Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapist, Psychologist, Professional Counselor, Psychological Associate, Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatrist
• Master’s degree in mental health, counseling, therapy, psychology, or social work
• Experience in one-on-one direct counseling
• Experience and/or ability and willingness to use in-person and phone interpreters during sessions
• Understanding of basic therapeutic models such as: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Humanistic Therapy, Integrative/Holistic Therapy, Mindfulness
• Strict adherence to the ethical standards of the profession – Code of Ethics compliant
• Strong understanding of culturally sensitive therapy, commitment to anti-racism and the mission of IRIS
• Strong understanding of the refugee resettlement process
• Ability to work collaboratively with multiple people and programs within IRIS

To apply, send an email to Director of Case Management, at humanresources@irisct.org as soon as possible with the following:

• A subject line that says “Supportive Therapy Clinician”
• A cover letter
• An attached resume
Applications will be reviewed in the order they are received and until the position is filled.

“IRIS (Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services, Inc, www.irisct.org) is a dynamic refugee resettlement agency based in New Haven CT. IRIS serves people from all over the world who have fled persecution in their home countries to start new lives and become self-sufficient, contributing members of their new communities. We have been working in Greater New Haven for 40+ years, and over the past few years we have been expanding into Greater Hartford. We will be opening an office in Hartford by the fall of 2021 and are hiring a team who will focus on serving clients in Hartford. The Case Manager (CM) will be part of that team.

General Description

During the first year of operation, the Case Manager (CM) will be the main reference person for refugees (ORR eligible clients) living in the greater Hartford area. The case manager will provide services to newly arriving clients (R&P) as well as those who have been in the United States for a longer period of time (RSS, WFTC). Services will include accessing public benefits, community orientation, connection to local resources, home visits, referrals and ongoing support. The CM provides essential services and aims to support client self- sufficiency as much as possible. The CM ensures that all federal program requirements are adhered to. This role is likely to evolve as IRIS continues to expand in Hartford over the next few years.

The ideal candidate knows Hartford well and has previous experience working with refugees or other recent immigrants. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the IRIS office in New Haven is currently open by appointment only. We continue to take precautions and work remotely when it is feasible. However, it is expected that the CM will also provide services in person as needed and especially once the Hartford office is open. It is essential that the person hired for this position be vaccinated against COVID-19 and comfortable coming into contact with other people.

We aim to fill the position by September 1, 2021.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:

Services for new arrivals include:
• Prepare for newly arriving refugee families and individuals
• Welcome newly arriving refugees upon arrival
• Clearly communicate IRIS and federal policies and procedures
• Conduct at least three thorough home visits with each client to ensure safety and well-being (and organize interpretation services if necessary)
• Maintain frequent contact with clients to ensure their basic needs (housing, food, clothing, etc.) are addressed
• Provide community and cultural orientation
• Assist clients in accessing appropriate external services and public benefits, including from Social Security Administration and Department of Social Services
• Communicate and coordinate closely with other IRIS staff who provide services such as housing, English language learning, childcare, education, health care, employment, and immigration legal services”

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IRIS (Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services, Inc, www.irisct.org) is a dynamic refugee resettlement
agency based in New Haven CT. IRIS serves people from all over the world who have fled persecution in
their home countries to start new lives and become self-sufficient, contributing members of their new
communities. We have been working in Greater New Haven for 40+ years, and over the past few years we
have been expanding into Greater Hartford. We will be opening an office in Hartford by the fall of 2021 and
are hiring a team who will focus on serving clients in Hartford. The Health & Case Management Coordinator (HCMC) will be part of that team.

General Description
IRIS helps newly arriving refugees connect to essential services including healthcare and public benefits. The Health & Case Management Coordinator will be the primary contact for Hartford providers of medical
services. The HCMC focuses on ensuring that newly arriving clients access healthcare and learn to navigate the American healthcare system as quickly as possible. The HCMC also plays an important case
management role by helping clients apply for social security cards and DSS benefits and learn to use public transportation.This is a dual reporting position, two part-time positions combined into a full-time role. This role is likely to evolve as IRIS plans to expand in Hartford over the next few years.
The ideal candidate knows Hartford well and has previous experience working with refugees and/or in
health services.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the IRIS office in New Haven is currently open by appointment only.
We continue to take precautions and work remotely when it is feasible. However, it is expected that the
HCMC will also provide services in person as needed and especially once the Hartford office is open. It is
essential that the person hired for this position be vaccinated against COVID-19 and comfortable
coming into contact with other people.

We aim to fill the position by September 1, 2021.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:

Health services:

  • Schedule and arrange for refugees to receive a Refugee Health Assessment (RHA) within 30 days of arrival.
  • Facilitate clinic physicians’ access to overseas medical exam forms when available
  • Ensure clients have adequate transportation to attend RHA pre-screening and attend clinic appointments (arrange or provide transportation, or confirm that clients are able to get to the clinic on their own) (This can be through various means. The post-pandemic nature of this service must be clarified in 2021.)
  • Ensure RHA forms are completed, filed in case files, and sent to the CT DPH in a timely manner.
  • Ensure pediatricians complete school forms in a timely manner and that the education coordinator has access to the forms.
  • Schedule appointments for—and help clients access—primary care, dental care, vision care, physical therapy, mental health care, and women’s health care/prenatal care, as necessary.
  • Follow up on referrals to specialists, diagnostic imaging, chest clinic, and other appointments as necessary.
  • Schedule initial intake with the WIC program, for pregnant women and children under age 5, and ensure that they learn to use their WIC benefits.
  • Instruct clients on how to fill prescriptions at a pharmacy, properly take medications, independently schedule appointments, and utilize public transportation or medical taxis.
  • Assist clients in creating patient portal accounts and help them learn to use them
  • Contact medical billing offices as clients’ bills are received and provide insurance information. For those bills that are problematic, troubleshoot to find a solution. Notify clients when they have outstanding bills and assist in resolving them. Communicate with case managers to resolve insurance issues due to DSS problems.
  • Case-note pertinent information for each client, especially within the 90-day R&P period: Health assessments, office visits, referral appointments, psych follow ups, vision, dental, ED visits and any other services HC provides
  • Maintain the Health database by transferring all case information from the IRIS case lists
  • Encourage self-sufficiency by not doing things for the clients that they are capable of doing themselves, explaining limits of IRIS’ role and IRIS policies about assistance as needed
  • Help refugees and other immigrants achieve self-sufficiency by teaching them how to navigate the U.S. healthcare system independently.

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Position Announcement

Manager, Public Relations, Marketing, & Advocacy (Full-time)

IRIS (Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services, Inc) is a dynamic immigrant services agency based in New Haven and serving clients throughout Connecticut. IRIS works with immigrants from all over the world who have fled conflict or persecution in their home countries and have come to the U.S. to restart their lives, become self-sufficient, and enrich their new communities. Our work has been concentrated in Greater New Haven for close to 40 years and expanded to communities around the state over the past 5+ years. We will be opening an office in Hartford by the Fall of 2021 and are hiring a team that will focus on the greater Hartford area. The Manager of Public Relations, Marketing, & Advocacy will be part of that team, serving in a managerial capacity for IRIS’s Hartford office, and will be a key member of IRIS’s statewide Community Engagement Team

General Description

The Public Relations, Marketing, & Advocacy Manager’s primary role will be to plan and manage execution of marketing, advocacy and public relations operations for IRIS, ensuring a strong, proactive external engagement strategy for the organization. This role requires understanding long-term organizational relationships, goals, and challenges, including development initiatives, national and state advocacy agendas, client service program needs, and strategic projects. This position will report to the Director of Community Engagement (CE). Based in IRIS’s Hartford Office, serving in a managerial capacity for that site, this position will also spend significant time in New Haven, as well as traveling to other communities as needed.

The ideal candidate will possess exceptional communication skills, will have a positive and solution oriented approach to all issues, and will work very collaboratively, maintaining a calm, approachable attitude. With a thorough understanding of marketing, public relations, and advocacy, this person can manage multiple projects and campaigns simultaneously, and has the ability to adapt to changing circumstances and situations in a strategic and thoughtful manner.

Essential Tasks

  • Develop and execute communications, marketing and public relations strategies in partnership with the CE Team and other IRIS program teams, ensuring IRIS’s mission and reputation is being accurately represented and CE departmental goals are being met.
  • Grow the efficacy of IRIS’s development, community-building, and advocacy efforts by cultivating and
  • enhancing meaningful relationships with identified external audiences, elected officials, as well as garnering local and regional media placements.
  • Oversee and/or produce all aspects of the public relations function, including: writing press releases, opinion pieces, developing media toolkits, bios, pitching media, gaining placements and monitoring relevant media
  • Develop relationships with local, regional, and where appropriate, national media, bloggers, and key partners. Facilitate all media inquiries.
  • Oversee various social media accounts collaboratively assisting the Community Engagement & Events Specialist with content planning in support of goals, events, campaigns, and monitoring analytics
  • Partner with other CE team members to manage select community outreach tools, including the IRIS speaker series, Quarterly Community Consultations, presence of elected officials at key hosted events, etc.
  • Oversee production of innovative and creative digital and print marketing collateral
  • Leverage national partnerships to collaborate on deploying or creation of social media ad campaigns
  • Manage marketing and communication data, analyzing to report on project upon completion
  • Maintain content on website and oversee management of the site
  • Hartford Site Supervision
  • Facilitate a collaborative, welcoming and positive environment at the Hartford Office
  • Manage coverage among site team members to ensure a collegial, warm setting for clients, staff, and visitors.
  • Coordinate with IRIS Operations Manager regarding operational needs and solutions
  • Coordinate with functional supervisors of site staff regarding optimal client service and office operations

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Excellent communications and organizational skills, with strong attention to detail
  • Enthusiasm for IRIS’s mission and nonprofit work is a must
  • Bilingual Spanish/English strongly preferred, but not required.
  • Acute sense of judgment, tact and cultural sensitivity
  • Self-starter with the ability to take initiative, problem solve, and include colleagues in the process
  • Proven ability to effectively leverage limited budgets

Candidates should have the ability to work in Hartford and New Haven, as well as travel around the state.

Non-traditional hours for evening meetings or weekend events may occur.

Candidates must value diversity in the workplace and individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences are strongly encouraged to apply.

Candidates must be vaccinated against COVID-19 and comfortable coming into contact with other people.

Experience, Education, and Licensure

Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing, Communications, Public Relations or other related fields.

Relevant experience and skills considered in lieu of formal education.

Minimum 4 – 5 years of relevant marketing, communications and/or PR experience

Management experience strongly preferred (2 – 4 years)

Familiarity with human rights issues, refugee and immigrant needs, racial justice and/or criminal justice.

Experience with the federal refugee resettlement program is a plus, but not required.

Benefits and Salary

Salary: $48,000 – $50,000, depending upon experience

Benefits include: vacation (3 weeks/year), personal days (3 days/year), holidays, sick eave Health, vision, dental, life, and disability insurance

Eligible for 403b retirement plan after one year of service

To apply, send an email to humanresources@irisct.org with the following:

 Subject line that says “Manager, PR, Marketing, & Advocacy”

 Cover letter

Resume

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