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Casework Assistant (Multilingual)

Silver Spring (United States of America)

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Silver Spring (United States of America)
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Administrative support
    • Translations and Languages
  • Closing Date:

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SCOPE OF WORK: The Multilingual Casework Assistant provides interpretation services and supports resettlement efforts by by conducting airport pickups, home visits, cultural orientations, translating documents and performing related resettlement tasks.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  •  Provide high quality, culturally competent interpretation services for refugees, asylees and SIVs receiving services through IRC and partner agencies.
  • Provide interpretation services to outside clients that request interpretation through the IRC Community Interpreter Program.
  • Transport newly arrived refugees from the airport and orient them to their new homes. Conduct required follow up home visits.
  • Conduct cultural orientation trainings for newly arrived refugees and asylees using an existing curriculum.
  • Collaborate effectively with coworkers and partner organizations. Build and maintain relationships with area service providers for the benefit of clients.
  • Use personal, insured vehicle and/or public transportation (where available) to travel and transport clients and materials as needed throughout the service delivery area.
  • Other administrative, linguistic, and resettlement-related tasks as assigned.

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.
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