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When

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

Where

405 Urban StSuite 400Lakewood, CO 80228

About

Asylee Outreach Intern

In addition to serving newly arrived SIV and refugee clients, the IRC is committed to serving individuals who have been granted asylum in the U.S. The Asylee Outreach Intern will conduct outreach to community partners, law offices and other service providers, and ethnic communities to educate them on the resources and services available to asylees through the IRC in Denver.

  • Number of intern positions available: 1
  • Start date: ASAP/Summer 2018
  • Time Commitment: 10 hours per week
  • Duties:
    • Research community partners, law offices and other service providers currently working with asylee populations
    • Develop relationships that aid in facilitating timely connection to services for asylees
    • Create informational materials detailing services available through the IRC
    • Host community information sessions for asylee populations and service providers
    • Evaluate incoming referrals and refer them to appropriate staff members based on eligibility for services
    • Attend community events/meetings on behalf of the IRC
    • Develop an ongoing asylee outreach plan to be integrated into IRC in Denver’s work
  • Preferred Skills:
    • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with refugees, asylees and other immigrants
    • Familiar with the mission of IRC and willing to represent it appropriately
  • Learning Objective:
    • Intern will gain unique experience conducting outreach to refugee-eligible populations and building relationships with community organizations
Intern will learn about the services available to individuals granted asylum in the U.S. and how federal rules and regulations are applied at a local level

Skills

  • Organization
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Relationship Building
  • Critical Thinking
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Advocacy

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

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

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