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Housing and Logistics Intern


  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Tucson
  • Grade: Internship - Internship
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Logistics
    • Supply Chain
    • Human Settlements (Shelter, Housing, Land, Property)
  • Closing Date: Closed


The Housing and Logistics Intern works in close coordination with the Housing and Logistics Coordinator, apartment managers, and refugee families to provide pre and post arrival casework services. The intern will assist in orienting new families to the basics of apartment living as well as housing rights and responsibilities in the United States. The intern will primarily work directly with new families at their homes and in the field, but will also be expected to provide valuable support by completing office-related tasks. The applicant will gain valuable experience working with the refugee community and community partners.

Please note that this is an unpaid position.

This is an in-person position. 


  • Lead in-home housing education sessions for new families with the assistance of an interpreter.

  • Work with new families to complete housing-related tasks such as submitting maintenance requests, purchasing money orders, and paying rent and utility bills. 

  • Procure and deliver household items and food items for new arrivals

  • Set-up apartment for new arrivals

  • Assist new families to apply for and transition into subsidized housing programs through HUD, Section 8, and City of Tucson Public Housing.

  • Improve upon existing housing resources and develop new educational materials. 

  • Work with the Housing and Logistics Coordinator to maintain and establish new relationships with apartment managers and housing providers in the Tucson area.

  • Support Housing Outreach efforts

  • Document all services provided using various databases and data tracking systems.

Reports To:Housing and Logistics Coordinator

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