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Refugee Case Management Internship

Wichita (United States of America)

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Wichita (United States of America)
  • Grade: Internship
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Refugee rights and well-being
    • Project and Programme Management
  • Closing Date:

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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.

Activities

·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.

Time Commitment

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.

Training

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.

We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
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