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Tool or Template: “You are Safe Here” Printable Pins

Author(s): ORAM
Date: April 1, 2020
Topic(s): Community Engagement, Safety
These images may be printed and inserted into pins that can be worn by staff and volunteers in your office to indicate that it is a safe space for LGBTQI+ clients. They are provided as part of ORAM’s Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Gender Expression (SOGIE) toolkit. 

Tool or Template: 2020 Census Postcard

Author(s): International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Date: February 20, 2020
Topic(s): Community Engagement
Note: For Census updates related to COVID-19, visit the Census Bureau’s COVID-19 Press Kit. This postcard, originally developed by the International Rescue Committee, is designed to educate clients about the 2020 Census. It includes brief information on what the Census is, why it is important, what clients can expect, and what clients will be asked …

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Tool or Template: 2020 Census Flyer

Author(s): International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Date: February 20, 2020
Topic(s): Community Engagement
Note: For Census updates related to COVID-19, visit the Census Bureau’s COVID-19 Press Kit. This flyer, originally developed by the International Rescue Committee, is designed to educate clients about the 2020 Census. It includes information on what the Census is, why it is important, what clients can expect, and what clients will be asked to …

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Tool or Template: Program Maturity Self-Assessments

Author(s): International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Date: December 16, 2019
Topic(s): Case Management, Community Engagement, Employment, Financial Capabilities, Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Career Advancement, Entrepreneurship, Interpretation, Volunteer Management
These self-assessment tools, developed by the International Rescue Committee, are designed to help refugee service providers, both front line staff and program managers, to identify the current stage of their service delivery and the key components of successful refugee service provision in a variety of areas. Included are assessments for the provision of: Case management …

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Tool or Template: Community Resource Mapping Templates

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: July 8, 2019
Topic(s): Community Engagement
Subtopic(s): Community Cohesion
These Community Resource Mapping Templates are intended to support you in your own community resource mapping process. As every community is unique, these templates should be seen as a guide and modified to fit your local needs. This document includes the following templates: Pre-Planning, Planning, Information Gathering, Analysis, Monitoring, and Sharing.

Tool or Template: M&E Plan Template and Checklist

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: June 28, 2019
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Project Design and M&E Planning
M&E plans are intended to guide monitoring and evaluation processes throughout the life of a project or funding period.  But what are the components of a strong M&E plan? Switchboard’s Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Plan Template makes them easy to learn by walking step-by-step through a sample refugee employment program. M&E Plans are intended to …

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Tool or Template: Advancing Goals in Community Engagement: Editable Outreach Templates

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: June 24, 2019
Topic(s): Community Engagement
Subtopic(s): Media and Communications
Community engagement is critical for those serving refugees, asylees, and other immigrant populations. Effective engagement involves efforts that are within your staff’s facilitation capacity and that address the strengths and needs of both the receiving community and of your clients. This document contains three editable outreach templates: Refugees in Your City Fact Sheet, Sample annual …

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Tool or Template: Mental Health Referral and New Provider Inquiry Forms

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: June 11, 2019
Topic(s): Mental Health and Wellness
This tool includes a Mental Health Referral Form and a New Provider Inquiry Form that refugee service providers may use in collaboration with mental healthcare providers as they work to build a culturally informed referral network. The Mental Health Referral Form is designed to be completed by the caseworker/refugee service provider making the referral, then …

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Tool or Template: Data Analysis and Action Planning Templates

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: May 30, 2019
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Data Analysis, Project Design and M&E Planning
It’s critical to regularly analyze and act on data in order to make informed decisions and guide project implementation. To facilitate ongoing learning and project improvement, teams should hold regular data analysis and action planning meetings throughout the project cycle. These Data Analysis and Action Planning Templates can be used to plan for data analysis, …

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Tool or Template: Scripts for Working with Interpreters

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: May 28, 2019
Topic(s): Case Management, Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Interpretation
This tool includes two scripts that can be used when working with interpreters: Pre-session: A pre-session, also known as a pre-conference or pre-encounter, is a short conversation between the provider and interpreter that takes place away from the client, prior to beginning the interpretation session. It may be as short as one minute or as …

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