Current AmeriCorps VISTA Member: Nicole Fernandez
Currently recruiting one VISTA member for the 2018-2019 service year.
Bridge Refugee Services, Inc is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization
operating in Knoxville and Chattanooga that is committed to providing protection and
assistance in refugees’ inspiring journey. The VISTA will build a base of committed
volunteers and mobilize financial resources to support refugees-women and children
through case management, employment programming and tutoring.
In addition to the current VISTA position, Bridge Refugee Services, Inc. will host an additional VISTA member who will focus on community outreach efforts to support refugees in finding affordable housing as well as find sustainable funding to support refugees in becoming self-sufficient as soon as possible after their arrival in the United States. Official VISTA Assignment Description (2) for this position will be available soon.
Partner Website: https://www.bridgerefugees.org/