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When

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

Where

405 Urban StreetSuite 400Lakewood, CO 80228

About

Job placement intern:

The job placement intern will support job placement efforts for IRC Denver. This opportunity allows interns to work closely with refugee clients and help them on a one-on-one basis.

Number of intern positions available: 2

Time Commitment: 20 hours minimum; occasional early mornings/evenings

  • Teach clients how to get to and from jobs on public transportation. Must be willing to take and teach public transportation.
  • Assist clients to search for jobs, build resumes and fill out job applications
  • Attend job fairs on behalf of IRC Denver
  • Assist clients to fill out new-hire paperwork
  • Provide transportation for clients to and from interviews
  • Mentor clients on U.S. work culture and how to be a successful employee
  • Research potential job opportunities, conduct occasional outreach to companies

General internship requirements:

  • 3-4 month commitment. Hours per week varies by position
  • Hours must be completed during normal business hours (i.e. Monday-Friday between 8:30 am - 4:30 pm unless otherwise stated)
  • Enrollment in a bachelor’s or postgraduate degree program or pursuing a relevant career
  • An interest in international and refugee issues
  • Must be reliable and willing to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must be flexible and willing to help other teams and departments as needed
  • A willingness to learn about the diverse ethnic backgrounds of clients and adhere to IRC volunteer and workplace policies
  • Ability and willingness to drive clients to and from appointments and/or help teach clients to take public transportation
  • Proficiency in other languages, particularly Arabic, Somali, Farsi, Dari or Swahili highly desirable

Skills

  • Resource Development / Management
  • Critical Thinking
  • Administrative Support
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Community Outreach
  • Case Work / Management

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 20 hours per week
  • Occasional early mornings/evenings

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