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Reception and Placement Intern (Remote)

Start date: Ongoing
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The Reception and Placement Intern will work with the Reception and Placement Caseworkers to resettle newly arrived refugee families in Los Angeles. 


  • Conducting virtual home visits for newly arrived refugee families
  • Providing cultural orientations, connecting refugees to public benefits and community resources, and enrolling children in school 
  • Coordinating housing, apartment setup, and researching resources and in-kind donations for families
  • Assist refugees with job search and employment opportunities
  • Completing case notes and entering data into database


  • Must be available to work a minimum of 12-15 hours a week 
  • Must be available for a minimum duration of three months
  • Fluency in another language such as Farsi, Armenian, Arabic, Dari, Pashtu, or Spanish required
  • Experience in social work or refugee services a plus


  1. Sign up for an upcoming volunteer and internship information session here
  2. After attending, complete our online application
  3. Interview
  4. Background check via HireRight

Please email Carly Boos, Community Relations Coordinator, at carly.boos [at] rescue.org if you have any questions.