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Intensive Case Management Intern


  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Wichita
  • Grade: Internship
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Refugee rights and well-being
    • Protection Officer (Refugee)
    • Project and Programme Management
  • Closing Date:

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Founded in 1933, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a leading nonsectarian, voluntary organization providing relief, protection and resettlement services for refugees and victims of oppression or violent conflict. In addition, other at risk individuals and families are served through employment services, job readiness training, adult education and immigration services.

Internship Summary
Interns will support the ICM Caseworkers by providing valuable services to clients based on need. Interns will collaborate with the ICM team to establish and develop programs, and lead group classes with clients. S/he may also help with administrative tasks. Must be comfortable working with clients in emotional situations.

Assist clients in applying for and renewing benefits;
Help clients build self-sufficiency skills, especially in the area of navigating community systems;
Contribute to the design and implementation of psychosocial support groups for clients;
Accompany clients to appointments and advocate on their behalf when needed;
Contribute to curriculum designed to teach clients life skills and lead group classes;
Complete assessments and follow-up with clients;
Ensure all documentation and case noting is to IRC and donor compliance standards.

Time Commitment
For the sake of stability and continuity, the IRC asks for a minimum commitment of 3 - 6 months, with at least 5-10 hours per week.

In-depth training will be provided for interns to understand ICM programming and the various needs of clients accessing ICM services. A high-level of confidentiality is required when working with IRC clients. 

Skills & Qualifications
Comfort working with diverse populations and English language learners.
Experience working in social work/social services preferred, but not required.




IRC leading the way from harm to home.
IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.

All volunteers and interns must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

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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