Nyein Chan

Nyein Chan

Resettlement Services Director at Catholic Charities Inc

Location:
40 N Main Ave Ste 1, Albany, New York, United States
HQ Phone:
(518) 453-6650

General Information

Experience

Resettlement Supervisor  - Catholic Charities

Education

B.A.  - 

Recent News  

"Refugees are very eager to work so that they can provide for their families and make their own way here," says Nyein Chan, Catholic Charities Resettlement Services Director.
"Refugees aren't looking for a free ride," Chan says. In addition to Chan, the agency's efforts to recruit employers and connect refugees with jobs are facilitated by job developers Alyssa Patterson, Caroline Aduro, Kathy Keller and Thaing Cin Dal. "When job opportunities are at a premium, as they have been recently, employers are especially interested in hiring people who have at least a basic knowledge of English," Chan says. Local employment prospects for refugees, as for everyone, have been less than promising recently, but Catholic Charities has been successful in placing 50 refugees with companies in other states over the last four months. Although the jobs required relocation, refugees are accustomed to greater challenges. After all, they've already traveled half way around the world to find liberty and opportunity. "Freedom and the opportunity to earn to a living-that's what refugees seek," Chan says.

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Nyein Chan, B.A.
Resettlement Services Director (260) 422-5625, ext. 230 nchan@ccfwsb.org

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Nyein Chan, B.A.
Resettlement Services Director (260) 422-5625, ext. 230 nchan@ccfwsb.org

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