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Case Management Intern - UNPAID

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Center for the Integration and Advancement of New Americans, CIANA

  • 1 person is interested

TO APPLY: Please email a resume and cover letter to recruitment@cianainc.org .Include (Title of the position) Application in the subject line.

Purpose/Objective

The Center for the Integration and Advancement of New Americans ( CIANA ), Case Management team provides job assistance, housing assistance, and public benefits application support, as well as referrals to other community and public resources. Our Case Management team is looking for highly personable, persistent, and detail-oriented Case Management Interns to assist our Case Managers with client services.

Location

REMOTE

Key Responsibilities

  • Schedule and confirm new appointments with clients
  • Facilitate correspondence between CIANA, clients, and outside agencies
  • Complete general intake forms for new clients
  • Assist with case working appointments and aid in interpretation, especially if proficient in Arabic, Bengali, Spanish or other languages
  • Maintain and organize case management spreadsheets, database, and digital files
  • Organize and maintaining up-to-date digital files
  • Attending virtual trainings and coalition meetings with Case Manager and/or clients

Qualifications

  • This internship is for undergraduate students (with at least two years completed) or graduate students
  • Proficiency in Arabic, Bengali, Spanish, or another language
  • Experience in one or more of the following:
    • Phone-banking
    • Research
    • Organization and filing
    • Counseling or customer service
    • Microsoft Office and Google Suite, especially Excel/Sheets
  • Knowledge of public benefits

Compensation

Unpaid, but may be completed for academic credit.

Training/Support Provided

Interns will undergo orientation and training.

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About Center for the Integration and Advancement of New Americans, CIANA

Location:

31-09 Newtown Avenue, Suite 411, Astoria, NY 11102, US

Mission Statement

To provide special transitional services which will lead to the successful integration of newcomers into American society while continuing to maintain pride in their own cultural heritage .

Description

Immigrants and refugees will be provided with the tools to emerge from poverty, isolation, and linguistic barriers to become full, productive American citizens. Our services promote family well-being and stability, provide counseling and support services, and expose newcomers to the social, economic and educational opportunities available to them. Professional social services will include ESOL and civics classes, citizenship preparation, adult literacy, child welfare and youth services, legal and immigration assistance, financial literacy, micro credit and finance, employment assistance, and information and referral services. Newcomers will gain a deeper understanding of western culture and how to incorporate its positive qualities into their lives without fear of losing their culture and identity; it will help them shape an identity that encompasses the best of both worlds and prevents their isolation and marginalization.

Immigrants & Refugees
International

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Case Work / Management
  • Arabic
  • Bengali
  • Spanish
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Time Commitment Regular schedule required.¬† 15 - 20 hours a week during CIANA office hours (Mon. - Fri. 10 AM - 6 PM). Spring semester, position begins in January¬†

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