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Refugee Social Services Intern

Glendale (United States of America)

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Glendale (United States of America)
  • Grade: Internship
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Refugee rights and well-being
    • Social Affairs
  • Closing Date:

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SCOPE OF WORK: The primary role of the RSS Intern is to provide comprehensive, culturally appropriate client-centered case management services for program participants, including connecting to community services and resources, and helping problem solve barriers to assist clients with reaching self-sufficiency and independence. This position is also responsible for assisting with administrative tasks including data entry and tracking and case note documentation.  


RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Conduct check-in calls with active and potential RSS clients  
  • Use culturally sensitive and linguistically appropriate communication with clients 
  • Connect clients to internal IRC services and community resources and services as appropriate 
  • Assist clients in completing applications for public benefits and financial assistance programs 
  • Document all client communication and services in appropriate databases 
  • Coordinate with RSS case workers and other direct services teams within IRC 
  • Perform data entry and tracking  
  • Upload documents into appropriate databases and ensure client information in file is updated 



LEARNING OUTCOMES:  

  • Gain basic case management skills 
  • Become comfortable utilizing interpretation services for client contact 
  • Gain understanding of local resources and services available for vulnerable populations 

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