Refugee Resettlement Welcoming Intern


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


5952 El Cajon BlvdSan Diego, CA 92115


The Welcoming Intern will prepare for new refugee family’s arrivals to San Diego. This will include apartment preparations, coordinating airport pickups, and greeting families at the airport.

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate with case managers about the date and time a family will be arriving to San Diego
  • Conduct shopping for family’s apartment
  • Conduct a home visit before the family’s arrival to ensure that the apartment meets city codes, is safe, and that no repairs are needed
  • Conduct additional home visit after the family has arrived to ensure family has all the supplies and furniture necessary
  • Greet family at airport as a AAA representative
  • Update case manager about the family’s arrival, living conditions, and whether additional follow up is necessary

Skills Needed:

  • Driver’s license, car insurance, and own car
  • Willing to use own car for transporting clients or to drive to clients’ homes
  • Bilingual preferred (Arabic, Farsi, French, Swahili)
  • Willing to go to airport in the evening (from 5-11 pm)
  • Culturally competent
  • Flexible


  • Transportation
  • Case Work / Management
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Community Outreach
  • Hospitality
  • Life Coaching

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • 10+ hours/week
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