Requisition Number: 2022-031
Job Title: Community Organizer
City: Hazleton
State: PA

Community Organizer

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Description/Job Summary

We are seeking an individual to assit the Director of Community Serives to ensure smooth functioning of the Refugee Support and Immigration Services Department.  This will be a Temporary/Part-Time Position

This position will provide the opportunity to grow your skills, advance your career and gain experience in Refugee Support and Immigrant services.

By joining our diverse and compassionate team, you will be contributing to serve Refugees and Immigrants in the region.



Responsibilities/Duties

As Community Organizer, you will help in creation of a welcome packet with resources for new comers.  Help to host social events to integrate new comers and the receiving community.  Will engage with the community by providing presentation about the refugee process.

Required Qualifications


  • Strong Customer Service Skills
  • Experience with diverse populations;  work with reguee and immigrant clients.
  • Billingual skills are highly beneficial for this role
  • Ability to perform in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to oversee multiple taks at one time.
  • Competency using, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Google docs
  • Detail oriented with excellent written and communication skills
  • The individual must consent to the Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, a Pennsylvania State Police Criminal History Clearance and FBI Clearance.
  • The Diocese of Scranton requires that all employees complete an initial VIRTUES Training Program, designed to empower organzations and people to better control reisk and improve the lives of all those who interact with the church.
  • Employees will also be required to monitor the VIRTUES website and complete any internet updates as they become assigned.
  • Experience with diverse populations; work with refugee and immigrant clients.
  • Refugee lived expereince preferred
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We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at cssreasonableaccommodation@dioceseofscranton.org and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

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