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Central American Minor (CAM) AOR Intern

Remote | New York NY

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Remote | New York NY
  • Grade: Internship - Internship
  • Occupational Groups:
  • Closing Date: 2024-07-01

Requisition ID: req50852

Job Title: Central American Minor (CAM) AOR Intern

Sector: Program Administration

Employment Category: Intern

Employment Type: Part-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: New York, NY HQ USA

Work Arrangement: Open to Remote

Job Description

In 2021, the Central American Minor (CAM) Family Reunification Program was reopened by the Biden Administration. The CAM program is a legal pathway through which children and other family members facing persecution or danger in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras can reunite with parents who are lawfully present in the United States.
SCOPE OF INTERN WORK: With oversight from the Program Officer for the Central American Minor (CAM) Family Reunification Program, the CAM AOR Intern will play an important role in processing Central American Minor Affidavits of Relationship (CAM AORs), on behalf of IRC clients.
COMMITMENT: 6 months starting in June 2024 or July 2024, 15.0 or 37.5 hours per week (full-time preferred, but flexible). Option to extend internship to 1 year is available.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The CAM AOR Intern will assist in vetting, submitting, and tracking of CAM AORs in accordance with standards set forth by the Department of State’s Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM). This includes CAM AORs received from IRC field offices and through the CAM Technical Assistance Program run in partnership with Kids In Need of Defense. The CAM AOR intern will provide targeted feedback on required corrections or updates, if needed; and updating and maintaining detailed tracking of CAM AOR submissions to ensure accuracy and timeliness. They are to adhere to IRC policies, particularly those related to confidentiality and client privacy. The Intern will work closely with the Program Officer for CAM Family Reunification.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
1.The intern will gain knowledge of the United States Refugee Admission Program (USRAP), specifically in Pre-Arrival processing.
2.The intern will gain working knowledge of the CAM AOR Family Reunification program within the USRAP and of the CAM Technical Assistance Program funded by PRM and created by IRC and KIND in 2022.
3.The intern will develop skills in quality assurance and data tracking. 
REQUIREMENTS: 
•Bachelor’s degree preferred.
•Fluency in Spanish required.
•Exceptional attention to detail and strong organizational skills required.
•Excellent time management skills and ability to maintain tight deadlines required.
•Clear written and verbal communication skills required.
•Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, especially Excel, required.
•Knowledge of Mac and PC operating systems strongly preferred.
•Experience working with immigration or resettlement programs preferred.
•Access to a personal laptop or computer for duration of the internship is strongly preferred.
This is an unpaid internship position. This internship may be pursued for academic or practicum credit. No financial compensation, including compensation for relocation, is available. 

 

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