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Employment Intern

Supervisor:
Ashley Weaver, Employment Program Manager
Working Hours:
8 – 10 hours per week / flexible scheduling. A minimum of one full semester
Job Summary:

Interns work with the Employment Team in teaching immigrant and refugee clients about the process of seeking and obtaining employment, the economic structure in the U.S. and fiscal responsibility. Interns also help run our workplace readiness program Job Club through fun and engaging workshops.

Qualifications:
  • Ability to provide a “trauma-informed” approach and sensitivity to working with refugees and other vulnerable populations
  • Knowledge of diverse cultures and/or willingness to learn cultural customs
  • Access to a car/reliable transportation
  • Comfortable working independently and in collaborative environments
  • Good speaking, writing and listening skills
  • Adherence to confidentiality policies
Duties And Responsibilities:
  • Update client database to reflect attendance in Job Club, completed resumes/cover letters, interview times and locations
  • Call offsite employment partners to schedule and/or confirm appointment times
  • Assist clients in job hunting and filling out job applications
  • Educate clients on using public transportation
  • Complete other duties as assigned.
Apply:

To apply, please complete the below application and remember to attach the required documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter (mentioning the position that interests you)
  • Contact information for two references
  • Interview with the Volunteer Coordinator and Program Supervisor(s)
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The International Institute of Buffalo is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, or any other protected classifications in employment or any other aspect of our programs and activities. Should you require an accommodation, according to the guidelines of the ADA, please seek the counsel of Human Resources for assistance.

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