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Summer 2024 Logistics Intern

Atlanta GA

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Atlanta GA
  • Grade: Internship - Internship
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Logistics
    • Supply Chain
  • Closing Date:

Requisition ID: req49422

Job Title: Summer 2024 Logistics Intern

Sector: Community Development

Employment Category: Intern

Employment Type: Part-Time

Compensation: USD 0.00 - 0.00 Hourly

Location: Atlanta, GA USA

Work Arrangement: In-person

Job Description

BACKGROUND: The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. At work in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities to restore safety, dignity and hope, the IRC leads the way from harm to home. The IRC in Atlanta office was established in 1979 and has resettled over 21,000 refugees from nearly 50 countries into the Greater Atlanta area. As the largest refugee resettlement agency in Georgia, the IRC in Atlanta resettles an average of 1,000 refugees into Georgia annually and provides additional services and assistance to another 2,500 refugees and asylees. 

SCOPE OF LOGISTICS INTERN WORK: The Logistics intern will work closely with the Logistic Coordinator to coordinate transportation and interpreters to assist newly arrived refugee families to attend core services and other appointments such as doctor visits and social services. The Logistics Intern will also assist with orienting clients to MARTA and assisting Logistics Coordinator with organizing data pertaining to arrivals. This is an unpaid internship position that requires a minimum commitment of 15 hours a week for at least two months. 


  • Orienting clients to MARTA/ public transportation (to IRC, health clinic, shopping centers) 
  • Assisting Logistics staff to prepare for incoming arrivals 
  • Supporting representatives from various social services agencies to process clients DFCS  office / Social Security office 
  • Coordinating transportation and interpreters with Logistics Coordinator to assist newly arrived refugee families to attend core services and medical appointments 
  • Providing general administrative support to Logistics Coordinator including data entry and staff communication 
  • Occasionally transporting and/or accompanying clients to appointments 
  • Submitting intern hours on volunteer dashboard 
  • Other duties as needed and assigned by Logistics Coordinator 

  • Must be at least 18 years of age 
  • Bi-lingual in a relevant language is a plus 
  • Occasional heavy lifting may be requested 
  • Proven ability to work with consideration and respect for cross-cultural differences  
  • Excellent communication and organization skills with attention to detail  
  • Able to work independently and under pressure 
  • Creativity and initiative to follow through on projects 
  • Strong desire to help people and enthusiasm for working in a multi-cultural setting 
  • Computer literacy, preferably with PC systems 
  • A car and valid driver’s license is preferred 

This is an in-person role. 
This role will report to the Logistics Coordinator. 

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