EXTENDED CASE MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT INTERN
This is an unpaid internship.
BACKGROUND: The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world's worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. At work in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities to restore safety, dignity and hope, the IRC leads the way from harm to home. Domestically, our 22 offices across the U.S. ensure new arrivals have food, shelter, and clothing, and work with refugees to help them gain self-sufficiency.
SCOPE OF WORK: An intern is needed for the Extended Case Management Program. The Intern will assist the Extended Case Manager and refugees with a number of tasks including but not limited to the following :
1.The ECM intern will work with people from various nationalities, thereby learning and practicing cultural competency;
2.Serve as an advocate for clients rights to access federal and state government benefits;
3.Learn to navigate government agencies and private sectors for the benefit of the client.
·Summer interns are required to work at least 30 hours per week, Monday through Friday, for the entire summer. Interns who can intern full-time (40 hours a week) are strongly preferred.
·Fall and Spring interns are required to work at least 15 hours per week, Monday through Friday, for a minimum of 12 weeks in the Fall and Spring
Reports to: Ms. Raguel Broy