Immigration/Refugee Services - Employment Services Intern
Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans
The intern will work closely with the Employment Services Team and Refugee Services Program staff to supplement program activities and enhance services to the clients. Responsibilities may include: assisting with the implementation of Job Readiness classes for Refugee clients who have just arrived in the United States; conducting outreach for events such as job and college fairs, attending and assisting with Employment Services group events; researching local job market and career laddering options, and assisting in developing tools to measure program effectiveness; updating the jobs board. The intern must have strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to maintain effective and professional work relationships. Students with an interest in social services, coaching, economics, or immigrant and refugee issues highly encouraged to apply. Proficiency in Spanish, Arabic, Haitian Creole, or Portuguese preferred.
Schedule: flexible, Monday-Friday (9 AM - 5 PM). Required 12-15hrs/week remote work possible, in office work preferred in the future.
About Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans
1000 Howard Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70113, US
Impelled by the love and teaching of Jesus Christ, while respecting the dignity and potential of all people, we collaborate to offer life-giving programs, advocate for the voiceless and empower the vulnerable to foster a just society.
Since 1938 Catholic Charities has been offering life-giving programs, advocating for the voiceless and empowering the most vulnerable to foster a more just society. Catholic Charities has over 30 programs and three affiliated ministries in the eight civil parishes of the Archdiocese of New Orleans. Our programs engage and serve members of the community from pre-birth to the elderly but all of them fall under one of the following areas:
Please check out our postings for the volunteer positions we have open right now!
- children and families
- domestic violence
- education and young adults
- food and nutrition
- housing and homelessness
- disaster recovery
- immigration/refugee resettlement
- justice and employment
- physical and mental health
- pro-life services
- senior services
If you’re a local resident and are interested volunteering with us, you will be asked to attend a Volunteer Information Session at 1000 Howard Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70113. Please check the website below for the dates we will be holding these sessions and we look forward to seeing you there!
If you’re interested in volunteering and are from out of town please send a message with your group size, and dates/times of availability to firstname.lastname@example.org.