Refugee Resettlement Case Manager Assistant


(41.80689,-71.42435)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

220 Elmwood AvenueProvidence, RI 02907

About

Volunteers will assist case managers in the Refugee Resettlement program. This Program resttles approximately 150-200 Refugees each year. Many refugees are arriving from Somalia, Iraq,Syria, Columbia and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Resettlement means refugees are given the opportunity to start a new life for themelves in the US. Volunteers will help in all aspects of this resettlement from setting up housing, meeting refugees at the airport, orienting them to their new home, assisting refugees in navigating their new community with the ultimate goal of self sufficiency. Volunteers may teach clients to take the bus to medical appointments, help them request an interpreter, fill out registration forms and how to fill prescriptions. The volunteer may visit the client in their home, help organize and deal with incoming mail, accompany the client to the Clothing Collaborative to obtain free clothing. Assist client with understanding bills. These are some examples of how the volunteer will help.

Skills

  • Problem Solving
  • People Skills
  • Mentoring
  • Case Work / Management
  • Cross-cultural Communication

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • min. 3 mos commitment 4-5 hour per week.
  • patience, ability to advocate for client, strong communication skils attention to detail.
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