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Natural Helper

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
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  • Grade: Level not specified
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Internship Overview:

The Natural Helper will assist the Youth Caseworker in providing services to immigrant children and their families. The Natural Helper will coordinate services to ensure that the children are living in a safe environment and integrating well into their new community.  The Natural Helper will assist the caseworker in connecting them to appropriate services and resources.  Travel within Miami-Dade County.


Learning Objectives:

The Natural Helper will gain knowledge of solution-oriented, strengths based care coordination for immigrant youth and their families.
The Natural Helper will develop skills in mapping community assets and resources.
The Natural Helper will develop skills in client empowerment and advocacy.

Major Responsibilities 
include but are not limited to: 

Conduct client follow up assessments
Assist clients in developing individualized service plans
Assist in scheduling and accompanying clients to appointments as appropriate
Map community assets and help make referrals to community partners
Educate clients on U.S. healthcare and social service systems
Input client information into the funder and/or agency database(s)
Communicate client concerns with IRC staff and coordinate service plan with supervisor
Attend relevant trainings and workshops
Other duties as assigned

Key Working Relationships:

Position Reports to Youth Caseworker

The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.
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