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Be a Part of the Team

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

In total, KRM has a staff of 70 full- and part-time employees, with approximately 50 staff members in Louisville and 20 staff members in Lexington. 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 fast-paced, 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.

 

Careers

Job Developer (full-time, Lexington)

The Job Developer will provide direct job readiness and job placement services to employable refugees, asylees, special immigrant visa holders and other immigrants eligible for KRM services. Basic duties will include contacting area employers to identify job opportunities, identifying and taking clients to apply for those positions, and following up with clients and employers to help ensure job retention. To apply, review the job description and email a resume and cover letter by 5pm on December 7th, with “Job Developer” in the subject line, to Mary Cobb, KRM Lexington Director

Housing Coordinator (full-time, Lexington)

The Housing and Pre-Arrival Coordinator will ensure that newly arriving refugee clients arrive to Lexington to safe, clean, affordable housing supplied with essential household furniture and supplies and will work with newcomers to navigate their housing matters. To apply, review the job description and email a resume and cover letter by 5pm on December 7th, with “Housing Coordintor” in the subject line, to Mary Cobb, KRM Lexington Director.

Caseworker (full-time, Lexington)

The caseworker will work with refugee, asylee, and other forcibly displaced immigrant clients from a range of countries and diverse educational, vocational and cultural backgrounds. 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 by 5pm on December 7th, with “Caseworker” in the subject line, to Mary Cobb, KRM Lexington Director.

Victim Advocate (two full-time positions, Louisville and Lexington)

The victim advocate will implement the outreach and case-management aspects of KRM’s Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) program. To apply, review the job description and send resume and cover letter by email, with “Victim Advocate” in the subject line, by December 14th, to the KRM office you are applying to:

 

Fellowships

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.

 

Internships

Interning at KRM offers you a career head start. Learn about refugee resettlement and gain practical nonprofit experience.

KRM Louisville

KRM Lexington