SCOPE OF WORK:
The provision of healthcare is an essential component in the resettlement process. The intern’s main responsibilities would fall under the tasks of: partnership building and coordination, including creation of a referral network, research on gender based issues around women’s health for newly arrived refugees in Georgia, research and development of related educational materials, and direct service support.
- Assist staff with planning; maintain database, recruitment and delivery of Women’s Health Educational Workshops.
· Provide logistical support occasionally on Saturdays for Educational Workshops, including supervising childcare volunteers, ensuring that all participants sign in and complete appropriate paperwork.
· Assist with data collection and reporting for all of Women’s Health program activities.
· Propose and develop other support services that serve the program goals, client’s needs and learning objectives.
· Conduct an assessment of existing resources available to the refugee community around reproductive health, family planning services, men’s involvement, and other issues.
· Develop working partnerships with social services organizations, other nonprofit health organizations, and community groups.
· Research and develop education materials using best practices in public health around behavior change and other relevant models.
· Research and attend a wide variety of out-of-office educational forums hosted by other organizations related to Women’s Health and Wellness.
· Upon extensive training, meet with clients directly to provide skill building support and service documentation.
- Prefer MPH, medical, or social services student with interest and experience in Women’s Health needs
- Excellent communication and writing skills
- Experience with developing health educational materials
- Able to work independently and under pressure with multiple tasks and competing deadlines
- An interest in international and refugee issues
- Creativity and initiative to follow through on projects
- Strong desire to help people and enthusiasm for working in a multi-cultural setting
- Computer literacy - preferably with Microsoft office and visual learning content creation
- A car, valid driver’s license, and ability to transport clients
- 20 hours per week time commitment with some weekend availability
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- At least 15 hours a week for 3 months