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Public Benefits Case Management Intern

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INTERNATIONAL RESCUE COMMITTEE INC

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IRCDENVER

Public Benefits Case Management Intern
This intern will s upport the Public Benefits Coordinator and the Public Benefits Specialist to ensure that clients are accessing appropriate public benefits available to them in a timely manner. Public benefits include Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP), Health First Colorado (Colorado’s Medicaid program), and others.

  • Number of intern positions available: 2
  • Time Commitment: 10-15 hours per week (3 month minimum; 6 months preferred)
  • Duties:
    • Provide transportation for clients and assist with county interviews and/or picking up benefits card
    • Train clients how to use benefits card
    • Administrative tasks, including filing and data entry
    • Support clients in finding childcare including touring facilities, bus orientations to childcare facilities, filling out applications
    • Must be able to provide transportation in own vehicle for clients
    • Must be willing to provide bus orientation
  • Preferred Skills:
    • Detail oriented, able to work independently and in a team, organized and reliable
  • Required Skills:
    • Must be able to transport clients in their car and be willing to show clients how to use the bus
  • Learning Objectives:

The intern will learn about the various aspects of accessing and maintaining eligibility for public benefits (TANF, SNAP, Medicaid, Childcare) for our refugee and asylee clients. This position will also provide the intern with valuable experience working in the field, working directly with clients and interpreters, as well as working in an office environment

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About INTERNATIONAL RESCUE COMMITTEE INC

Location:

1873 S. Bellaire St., 5th Floor, Denver, CO 80222, US

Mission Statement

The International Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover and regain control of their future.

Description

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit humanitarian organization that works in the U.S. and around the world to help people whose lives and livelihoods have been shattered by conflict and disaster as they survive, recover and regain control of their future. We are one of the nine national resettlement agencies that partner with the U.S. Department of State/Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) to provide services to refugees approved for resettlement through the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program.
The International Rescue Committee provides opportunities for refugees, asylees, victims of human trafficking, survivors of torture, and other immigrants to thrive in America. Each year, thousands of people, forced to flee violence and persecution, are welcomed by the people of the United States into the safety and freedom of America. These individuals have survived against incredible odds. The IRC works with government bodies, civil society actors, and local volunteers to help them translate their past experiences into assets that are valuable to their new communities. In Denver and other offices across the country, the IRC helps them to rebuild their lives.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1873 S. Bellaire St.5th FloorDenver, CO 80222

(39.68294,-104.93772)
 

SKILLS

  • Critical Thinking
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Administrative Support
  • Case Work / Management
  • Cross-cultural Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 10-15 hours per week

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