Refugee Case Management Internship
Wichita (United States of America)
Interns will support the Caseworker by providing valuable services to clients based on need. Interns will collaborate with the caseworker to establish and develop programs, and leading group classes with clients. S/he may also help with administrative tasks. Must be comfortable working with clients in emotional situations.
·Assist clients in applying for and renewing benefits;
·Help clients build self-sufficiency skills, especially in the area of navigating community systems;
·Contribute to the design and implementation of psychosocial support groups for clients;
·Accompany clients to appointments and advocate on their behalf when needed;
·Contribute to curriculum designed to teach clients life skills and lead group classes;
·Complete assessments and follow-up with clients;
·Ensure all documentation and case noting is to IRC and donor compliance standards.
For the sake of stability and continuity, the IRC asks for a minimum commitment of 3 - 6 months, with at least 5-10 hours per week.
In-depth training will be provided for interns to understand programming and the various needs of clients accessing services. A high-level of confidentiality is required when working with IRC clients.