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REMOTE Employment Intern

Richmond (South Africa)

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Remote | Richmond (South Africa)
  • Grade: Internship
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Labour Market Policy
  • Closing Date:

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POSITION TITLE: Employment Intern (Remote)

TYPE OF SERVICE: Direct AND/OR indirect

PROGRAM: Employment

SUPERVISOR: Employment Specialist

CONNECTION TO MISSION: Obtaining steady employment is crucial to the economic stability and overall wellbeing of clients arriving to the U.S.

LOCATION: Remote, from home

TIME COMMITMENT: schedule TBD by intern and Employment Specialist.



·Assist Employment Specialist along all steps of the employment program, including initial client intake, interview and resume preparation, job referrals, and placement follow-ups

·Arrange client meetings with employers to complete interviews, new hire paperwork, and training activities by scheduling transportation and coordinating with employer

·Co-lead Job Readiness Training (JRT), a biweekly course to prepare recently arrived clients for their first job in the U.S., via Zoom

·Assessing client needs for additional support, such as mentorship through IRC’s volunteer program and driver’s permit resource through ReEstablish Richmond (ReR)

·Research and contact businesses in the Richmond and Henrico area to expand job opportunities available to clients, develop employer partnerships, and update weekly job listings

·Schedule client appointments, track and file documentation, and call clients to remind them of upcoming appointments



·Be flexible. Last-minute changes are expected when working with clients.

·Be ambitious! The employment intern will take initiative to “meet” with clients and employers via phone or Zoom and will take on independent projects.

·Review the IRC Intern Agreement and conduct yourself accordingly at all times.

·Remember that IRC Richmond is a professional office so all interns are expected to dress accordingly when on duty.

·Report your internship hours by the end of each month.

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.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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