Charlottesville (United States of America)
BACKGROUND: Founded in 1933, the International Rescue Committee is a leading, non-sectarian, non-profit organization providing emergency relief, protection, rehabilitation assistance, resettlement services, and advocacy for refugees and victims of oppression or violent conflict.Domestically, our 22 offices across the U.S. ensure new arrivals have food, shelter, and clothing, and work with refugees to help them gain self-sufficiency.
SCOPE OF WORK: Immigration intern will work directly with the immigration team assisting IRC clients in preparing applications for submission to United States Citizenship and Immigration Services.
•Attend Volunteer/Intern Orientation
•Adhere to strict IRC policy on client confidentiality
•Follow up with clients regarding their cases (in person and/or via text/email/phone)
•Enter client data into software system
•Be physically present in office for at minimum 4 hour continuous period and/or perform remote work
•Record hours and submit completed timesheet for each month via the IRC’s online Volunteer Dashboard.