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Catholic Charities Corporation Administrative Offices:

7911 Detroit Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44102

(216) 334-2900

Hiring Refugees

Provide hope to refugees by offering employment opportunities.

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As part of our employment services, we work with local businesses to offer work placement opportunities to newly-arrived refugees. We rely on the willingness of local businesses to open their doors and hearts to help refugees become self-sufficient as they begin their new lives in our communities.

The refugees we serve are all pre-screened by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and all participating businesses receive service support from Catholic Charities Migration & Refugee Services. 

If you are interested in supporting refugees through employment opportunities at your business, please call our office at (216) 939-3737 for more information.

I Want To Hire Refugees 

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Continue reading below to learn why refugees make excellent employees and how this opportunity can greatly benefit your business.

  • Refugees are work-authorized
    Refugees are fully-authorized to begin working immediately in the United States by the U.S. Department of Justice.
  • Good work ethic
    Having lost homes, personal property and careers in their home countries, refugees have a strong desire to regain self-sufficiency and economic stability for their families.
  • Tax incentives
    Your business could qualify for certain tax credits and training incentives when you employ those receiving public assistance.
  • Positive economic impact
    Refugees begin paying taxes upon employment, which helps make contributions to the economy.
  • Availability of employees
    With new arrivals eager to work coming to the U.S. every day, Catholic Charities Migration & Refugee Services has the ability to fill job openings quickly. Employers can avoid advertising costs and take advantage of free referral services.
  • Skills and experiences
    Refugees have a variety of work experience and skills. Many are well-educated and were professionals and small business owners in their home countries. Others were farmers or traders. Most refugees arrive with many years of work ahead of them, which gives U.S. employers access to workers who are looking for long-term employment.
  • Promotes community & self-sufficiency
    Hiring refugees helps pave the road to self-sufficiency rather than creating a reliance on public assistance, which strengthens families and the community.

I Want To Hire Refugees

Catholic Diocese of Cleveland Part of the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland

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