Establishing and Maintaining Employer Partnerships

This webinar is presented by Switchboard, a one-stop shop for refugee service providers in the United States. Learn more about Switchboard at

Hosted on  Thursday, June 15th, 2023 the training was delivered by Lauren Bowden, Technical Advisor of Economic Empowerment at Switchboard. This webinar is geared toward employment specialists, job developers, caseworkers, and other economic empowerment team members tasked with developing job opportunities for ORR-eligible populations and maintaining relationships with employer partners.  

After attending this 90-minute webinar, you will be able to:   

  • Describe the importance of employer partnerships in the context of job placement for ORR-eligible populations 
  • Identify key considerations and benefits for both employers and newcomer employees when establishing and maintaining employer partnerships  
  • Implement best-practice job development approaches to effectively support newcomer clients in securing high-quality job placements 
  • Recognize common challenges in maintaining employer relationships and name strategies for overcoming them while maintaining healthy professional boundaries 



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