Survivors of Torture & Asylum-Seeking Families Intern
Tucson (United States of America)
Interns will work with the Sr. Caseworker and Caseworker in providing culturally appropriate intensive case management services for clients enrolled in the Survivors of Torture or Asylum Seeking Families Program.
Please note that this is an unpaid position.
This is an in-person position.
- Learn how to provide trauma informed and victim centered services to vulnerable refugees and immigrants that have experienced significant trauma
- Provide direct service to clients through one-on-one interactions (in office and home visits)
- Provide training for the clients including cultural orientation, transportation, life skills, job readiness training, banking, budgeting classes and client rights and responsibilities
- Assist clients with connecting to community resources (including: food banks, libraries, shelters, etc.)
- Coordinate individual appointment logistics with health or social providers
- Provide transportation for client appointments, as needed
- Collaborate with IRC staff and community partners to enhance activities and supplement services to clients
- Assist with facilitating psycho-social support groups when needed
- Research other community resources and continue to expand the resource lists
- Document all activities in case notes and send weekly client reports &Input client data in tracking systems
- Other relevant program support duties, as assigned
Reports To: Elissa McDavid