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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

405 Urban StreetSuite 400Lakewood, CO 80228

About

Housing and Logistics Intern

The Housing & Logistics Intern will support the Housing Coordinator in researching viable housing options for our new arrivals. They will be making housing inquiries, following up with housing applications, gathering household supplies, and going out to do housing set-ups. The Housing and Logistics Intern will also be working on researching affordable housing options and assisting our clients in applying.

  • Number of intern positions available: 1
  • Start date: June 2018
  • Time Commitment: 8-10 hours per week
  • Duties:
    • Effectively screen housing options that fit the needs of our clients and meet IRC housing standards
    • Interact with landlords and property managers
    • Contribute to and help manage affordable housing projects independently
    • Some heavy lifting and driving a moving truck during housing set-ups required
    • Ensure each home has required items
    • Provide a housing orientation for newly arrived refugee clients and ensure sure they know how to make rent payments and maintenance requests
  • Preferred Skills:
    • Organized, self-motivated, eager to learn, personable and interested in managing projects
  • Required Skills:
    • Willingness to collect and move furniture and other household items
    • Willingness to drive own vehicle for IRC Denver business
  • Learning Objective:
The Housing and Logistics Intern will be well informed about affordable housing options in the Denver-metro area and will gain a great understanding of the housing affordability crisis. The intern will potentially meet key community partners involved in housing, and will also establish relationships with landlords and managers who are working closely with our clients. Most importantly, this position will allow the intern to learn about our clients and the importance of building rapport.

Skills

  • Organization
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Inventory Management
  • Case Work / Management
  • Community Outreach
  • General Education

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 15 hours per week

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