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Integration Internship- New American Integration Department

By May 14, 2023No Comments

Internship Title:  Integration Intern

Description:  Interns work alongside case managers to provide post 90-day resettlement services to refugee clients through a mix of field and administrative work.

Hours:  At least 8 hours per week / either one 8 hour day or two 4 hour days

Duration:  A minimum of one full semester

Supervisor(s):  Refugee Program Manager and assigned case manager

Skill Requirements:

  • 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 preferred but not required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal skills and organizational skills.
  • Adherence to confidentiality policies

General Responsibilities: 

  • Accompany clients to appointments, including but not limited, social services, school enrollment and employment related appointments
  • May meet weekly with clients needing additional support and regular check-ins
  • May conduct drop-in hours for clients to assess needs and address immediate concerns or bring immediate concerns to attention of integration case manager
  • May assist in lunch time telephone coverage if needed
  • Completes client case notes according to contract standards
  • Educate clients on using public transportation
  • Assist with paperwork and appointment scheduling
  • Complete other duties as assigned

Application Requirements: