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Casework Support/Housing Intern

turlock/modesto | usp

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: turlock/modesto | usp
  • Grade: Internship
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Human Settlements (Shelter, Housing, Land, Property)
  • Closing Date:

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Requisition ID: req7979

Job Title: Casework Support/Housing Intern

Sector: Resettlement

Employment Category: Part-Time

Employment Type: Intern

Location: USP-Turlock/Modesto

Job Description

Under the supervision of the Resettlement Manager, casework support interns provide services and guidance for newly arrived refugees and assist with locating housing for them.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the resettlement team with core services such as purchasing household supplies and furniture, household set-up, orientation, purchasing supplies, transportation, and related activities that support the client resettlement process
  • Support the resettlement team’s efforts to link clients with appropriate educational, health and social services.
  • Collaborate with the Resettlement Manager and the Reception and Placement department to find residences that meet current client needs
  • Use online search strategies and networking abilities to locate local housing options for clients
  • Contact landlords and property managers to identify current vacancies
  • Assist with the timely completion and filing of client records, documentation and case files
  • Help with other case management-related tasks when needed

 This position reports to the Resettlement Manager

  • This is an unpaid internship. Work-related driving is eligible for charitable mileage rate reimbursement.
  • Internships are available for current college students, graduate students, and graduates less than one year post-graduation. Course credit and transcript notation are available if the student submits the appropriate paperwork to the Volunteer and Donations Coordinator.

 Qualifications

  • Current undergrad, graduate student or recently graduated student with a focus in Sociology, Social Work, Political Science, Public Policy, International Studies, or a related field.
  • Expertise in cross-cultural communications
  • Ability to handle confidential documents and sensitive information
  • Candidates with a driver’s license, vehicle and proof of insurance preferred

 

 

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