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You can be a part of the local humanitarian response to a global refugee crisis. KRM operates out of Louisville, Lexington, and Northern Kentucky.

Refugees resettled through KRM receive ongoing assistance as they create new homes in Kentucky. Learn more about KRM and our services. All applicants are encouraged to review the website and read the Frequently Asked Questions.

KRM offers employees:

  • A multicultural, team-oriented work environment
  • Comprehensive benefits, as eligible
  • Daily opportunities to engage with and learn from colleagues and refugee clients from all over the world
  • Opportunities to use your multilingual skills with clients and community partners
  • The chance to work as part of Kentucky’s local, humanitarian response to the global refugee crisis

KRM is an equal opportunity employer and 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization. We encourage applications from all individuals regardless of age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or sexual orientation, and evaluate all candidates based on merit.

Each open position will have a detailed job description with application instructions included. Please see below for any current openings.




School and Youth Support Specialist (Louisville)

The KRM School and Youth Support Specialist will provide educational case management services to school-aged refugee children and their families to ensure that they receive the assistance needed to support a successful transition into Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS). This work will including assisting with school registration and placement, school-related documentation, parent-teacher conferences, summer and other out-of-school-time programming, and ongoing case management.

To apply, review the job description and email a resume and cover letter to Adrienne Eisenmenger, Family & Youth Services Manager/Program Leader. Close date: May 10th.

Administrative Coordinator (Lexington)

The Coordinator will help ensure smooth, efficient, and effective functioning of all programs and services throughout the office. The Coordinator will work with the Office Director on many aspects of grant and program compliance, monitoring, and evaluation of programs; will work with all agency staff to process and track expenditures; and will work independently on specific projects and tasks in support of overall KRM Lexington operations.

To apply, review the job description and email a resume and cover letter to Mary Cobb, KRM Lexington Director, by 5:00 p.m. on May 21st.

Caseworker (Louisville) 

The Caseworker will carry out the central agency function of providing case management services to refugees, both those recently-arrived and those who have been in the United States for some years. Clients will come from a range of countries and have diverse educational, vocational and cultural backgrounds. Some clients will have limited English proficiency, medical or other conditions impeding their transition to social integration and self-sufficiency. The Caseworker must be adept at ensuring the provision and documentation of basic services to a high volume of clients, while at the same time providing intensive case management and enhanced access to services and support for those with special needs.

To apply, review the job description and email a resume and cover letter to John Koehlinger, Executive Director, by Wednesday, May 26th.



Cubaka Mutayongwa Fellowship (Louisville and Lexington)

The new Cubaka Mutayongwa Fellowship is named for a young, emerging leader in Lexington who dedicated his short life to making our community a better place. This Fellowship is intended specifically as an opportunity for Black Americans, immigrants or refugees or their children, Native Americans, or other underrepresented groups in nonprofit leadership. The Fellowship will develop emerging leaders between 18 and 24 years of age.

The application period for 2020 has closed. Applicants interested in the 2021 fellowship period can review the full fellowship description and check back for application updates and deadlines.

Cubaka Nehemia Mutayongwa was a young leader, volunteer, community activist, public speaker, soccer player, interpreter, entrepreneur, student, teacher, mentor, and friend to many in the Lexington community, where he was resettled by KRM as a refugee with this family as a teenager in 2012. Cubaka tragically died on July 4, 2020; his last act before dying was to help save someone else’s life. Learn more about Cubaka’s legacy and the qualities he was known for here and here.



Interning at KRM offers you the opportunity to learn about refugee resettlement and gain practical nonprofit experience.

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All Summer 2021 internship positions have been filled. Please check back after June 1, 2021, for possible Fall 2021 internship opportunities.