Internship Overview

The Caseworker Assistant ETO Intern will assist the Human Trafficking Program Coordinator in providing services to survivors of all forms of human trafficking. The Caseworker Assistant Intern will identify and provide community resources to clients that improve self-sufficiency. The Caseworker Assistant Intern will also assist with community awareness and outreach efforts. Travel within Miami.

Learning Objectives:

  • The intern will gain knowledge of solution-oriented, strengths-based care coordination for survivors of human trafficking. 
  • The intern will develop skills in trauma-informed, client-centered care.
  • The intern will develop skills in mapping community assets and resources.
  • The intern will develop skills in client empowerment and advocacy.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Input client data and case management information into databases
  • Assist with research on local community resources
  • Assist with outreach to local organizations to help establish partnerships within the community
  • Carry out administrative duties including data entry, filing, and labeling
  • Assist with managing client case notes and files

Key Working Relationships:

Position Reports to:  Anti-Trafficking Caseworker

Internship Requirements:

  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Required - Bilingual ability in English and Spanish
  • Organized with attention to detail
  • Able to work independently and under pressure
  • An interest in international issues
  • Strong desire to help people and enthusiasm for working in a multi-cultural setting
  • Computer literacy – preferably with PC systems
  • Valid driver’s license, reliable access to an insured vehicle.

Requirements:

  • Must pass a background check, must pay a $51 fee to cover the cost of the background check
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must attend IRC volunteer orientation training
  • Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19

Minimum Commitment:

  • 6 hours per week
  • A 3-month commitment is desired but is negotiable on a case-by-case basis

If you are interested in applying please contact Paula Konecny at [email protected] directly.

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