Housing Intern for Newly Arrived Refugees

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International Institute of Minnesota

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Position Description:
Intern will assist institute staff with managing donations and preparing housing for incoming refugees.

Candidate Profile:
* Someone excited to help create a welcoming home for soon-to-arrive refugee families
* Physically able to life and move furniture items
* Flexible weekday schedule
* Able to work independently
* Valid driver’s license, clean record, and access to own transportation required

Primary Duties Include:
* Work on a housing set up with a partner (either another volunteer or Institute staff)
* Gather all donated goods to be provided upon arrival
* Be present for furniture drop-off at unite
* Assist with the set up/organize furnishings for refugee arrival
* Help organize and track donation at the institute
* Participate in community garden planning and preparation

Time Commitment:
* 6-10 hours per week
* Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., with occasional weekend availability
* Minimum commitment of three months

To Apply:
Complete the internship application form at
Applications without resumes will not be accepted for this position.

Questions? Please contact Faith Loggers-Jamnik at FLoggers-Jamnik@iimn.org.

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International Institute of MN1694 Como AvenueSt. Paul, MN 55108



  • Real Estate & Leasing
  • Burmese
  • Arabic
  • Case Work / Management
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Hospitality


  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4-5 hours per housing set up

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