Case Management Intern

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INTERNATIONAL RESCUE COMMITTEE INC

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Case Management Intern

The case management team is the first point of contact for newly arrived refugees and offers support, guidance and counseling through all stages of resettlement. The Case Management Intern Position is an opportunity for individuals to learn about the various services Caseworkers provide to newly arrived refugees. Interns are encouraged to assist clients in the field while also shadowing Caseworkers and learning about the documentation of all services provided. Case Management Interns will assist Caseworkers in delivering direct client services, especially within the clients' first three months of resettlement.

  • Number of intern positions available: 3
  • Time Commitment: 8-10 hours per week (3 months minimum; 6 months preferred)
  • Duties:
    • Assist with pre-arrival preparation such as purchasing food and delivering supplies
    • Transport clients and help them cash their checks, purchase new cell phones, and become oriented at the grocery store
    • Work with interpreters
    • Assist clients in applying for social security cards
    • Assist Caseworkers in case noting activities with clients, case filing, and supporting the team to complete various tasks
  • Preferred Skills:
    • Enthusiasm and desire to try new tasks
  • Required Skills:
    • Must be able to transport clients in a reliable vehicle
  • Learning Objective:

The Case Management Intern will gain much knowledge about the process of resettling newly arrived refugees and will gain experience in completing the logistical tasks involved. Interns will be given the opportunity to interact with clients directly and find creative ways to communicate while encouraging the clients to be self-sufficient. Interns will also learn about documentation that is required by the government and they will become familiar with working with government entities such as the Social Security Administration and US Citizenship & Immigration.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

405 Urban StreetSuite 400Lakewood, CO 80228

(39.72362,-105.13476)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Case Work / Management
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Community Outreach
  • Organization
  • Cross-cultural Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 8-10 hours per week
  • Willingness to take clients to appointments in own vehicle

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