Higher is considering how we can help advertise refugee employment job opportunities. Career growth in this field might mean moving to another agency or city. For agencies, being able to cast a wider net for talent and experience can be costly. Helping agencies and the refugee employment sector attract and retain people with skills, passion and experience is central to our mission. We’ll be exploring how best to do that. Feel free to tell us what you think about this or give us suggestions about other things we can do related to career development for refugee employment professionals.
For now, here’s a link to an exciting position open now – Employment Program Manager at Caritas of Austin, TX. The position manages 10 people and oversees employment services to approximately 1,000 (primarily refugee) clients a year in the largest non-profit social service agency in the County.