International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Child and Family Case Management Intern

Resettlement - Child and Family Case Management

Job Title: Intern, Child and Family Case Management

Country Profile: US Programs

Location: Tucson, AZ

 

Position Description:

The Child and Family Specialist will help in some of the most vital areas of refugee resettlement work. Interns assist with core services including: applying for and enrolling clients in social service programs and school enrollment, apartment set-up, airport pick-up assistance, and other case management related tasks. Interns will gain experience networking with community service providers and communicating with people of diverse cultural backgrounds.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare apartments for incoming refugee families
  • Manage client files and track necessary services
  • Accompany refugee clients on appointments and interviews with community service providers
  • Coordinate with Case Management to ensure services are being received

 

Requirements:

  • Pursuing a degree in a related field
  • Punctuality, excellent time management skills, and a flexible schedule
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding client information
  • Proficiency in a foreign language is preferred, but not required
  • Strong intercultural communication skills; demonstrated ability to work effectively with people from other cultural backgrounds
  • Must have a driver’s license, vehicle, auto insurance, and a clean driving record

 

Commitment:

  • Minimum commitment of 15 hours/week for a 3 month period
  • Primary availability during IRC business hours (M-F, 9am-5pm)

 

Reports to: Resettlement Case Managers

 

 

To Apply:
Submit a resume and cover letter in the same document and attach it to your USP Volunteers and Intern Application online. You may contact the Volunteer Coordinator at VolunteerTucson@Rescue.org. Some positions may require additional documents. Applicants will not be contacted for interviews until all materials are received.

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