Economic Empowerment Specialist
Posted on 2/7/2024
World Relief

1,001-5,000 employees

Christian humanitarian organization serving the vulnerable
Company Overview
World Relief stands out as a compassionate employer, fostering a culture of empowerment and service through its mission to aid the most vulnerable. With a proven track record of over 75 years, it has demonstrated industry leadership in humanitarian efforts across 100 countries, leveraging partnerships with local churches and communities to develop sustainable solutions to global issues. The organization's commitment to advocacy and influencing policy makers further underscores its competitive edge in effecting meaningful change.
Social Impact

Company Stage


Total Funding





Baltimore, Maryland

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Memphis, TN, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Sales & Account Management
  • Proficiency in Spanish and English
  • Previous professional experience in social services sector
  • Previous case management experience
  • Previous database experience (i.e. Salesforce and Dynamics)
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Undergraduate degree strongly preferred
  • Mature and personal Christian faith
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable access to an insured vehicle
  • Ability to pass a background check and MVR check
  • Experience in computer skills (Email, Word, Excel, Microsoft 365, Teams, and Zoom)
  • Provide direct client care and goal-oriented case management to ORR-eligible refugees and other immigrants
  • Conduct evaluations to identify and address barriers to successful employment, resettlement and integration
  • Refer clients to relevant WRM programs, ESL classes/resources, and other community agencies/resources
  • Provide Job Readiness Orientations on various topics relevant to employment
  • Collaborate with team members to develop and maintain systems, policies, and procedures for the Economic Empowerment department
  • Participate in the design and execution of programs or courses geared towards client development for increased employability and skills
  • Engage with volunteers, church groups, and service providers as it pertains to your work as an Economic Empowerment Specialist
  • Complete reports, service plans, monthly reports, network calls and other tasks related to programs connected to TOR and ORR
  • Maintain and complete detailed and accurate records of client files, case notes, and reporting records and submit monthly program reports
  • Participate in staff meetings, ongoing training, and other staff development opportunities
  • Actively work towards the mission of World Relief to 'empower the local church to serve the most vulnerable'
Desired Qualifications
  • Proficiency in Kinyarwanda
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Skill and sensitivity working with people from various backgrounds and beliefs
  • Ability to work well on a team in a synergistic work environment, a flexible and motivated team player
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and organize in a fast paced and fluid environment