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Internship Posting

Preferred Communities Internship- New American Integration Department

By May 14, 2023No Comments

Internship Title:  Preferred Communities Intern

Description:  Interns work alongside case managers to provide extended medical case management 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):  Preferred Communities Program Coordinator

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
  • Comfortable working independently and in collaborative environments
  • Good speaking, writing and listening skills
  • Adherence to confidentiality policies
  • Background in healthcare preferred

General Responsibilities:

 Work with case managers to manage client files

  • Help with apartment setups for new arrivals
  • Educate clients on using public transportation
  • Assist with paperwork and appointment scheduling
  • Accompany clients to appointments, including but not limited to medical/immunization appointments, appointments with DSS and school enrollments
  • Complete other duties as assigned

Application Requirements: