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Immigration/Refugee Services - Employment Services Intern

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Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans

  • 5 people are interested

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.

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About Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans

Location:

1000 Howard Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70113, US

Mission Statement

We create a just society by welcoming the most vulnerable among us, walking beside them and working to meet their needs. We help our neighbors meet immediate needs and face long-term challenges. We steward our resources with transparency and efficiency. Together, we create a community where everyone is able to live with dignity and hope.

Description

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:

  • 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
Please check out our postings for the volunteer positions we have open right now!

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!

http://www.ccano.org/volunteer/

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 estieber@ccano.org.

Community
Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Maine AveMetairie, LA 70003

(30.00856,-90.21509)
 

SKILLS

  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • flexible, Monday-Friday (9 AM – 5 PM). Required 12-15hrs/week remote work possible, in office work preferred in the future.

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