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Refugee Health Intern

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Catholic Charities Atlanta

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Catholic Charities Atlanta is seeking a Refugee Health Intern to assist refugee clients navigate various aspects of the healthcare system. This includes scheduling appointments, providing transportation to and from appointments, and being a companion and advocate for clients seeking healthcare.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledge of the American healthcare system
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Sensitivity to vulnerable populations
  • Excellent spoken language skills
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Openness to feedback provided by peers and supervisor(s)
  • Must be flexible
  • Reliable transportation
  • Willingness to work in a variety of in-person settings (CCA office, clients’ homes, doctors’ office, etc.)
  • Willingness to follow public health guidelines
  • Basic computer skills

PREFERRED SKILLS:

  • Bilingual (Pashto, Dari, Farsi, Arabic, Swahili, and/or Spanish preferred)
  • Relevant lived experience
  • Experience with and a passion for helping underserved communities

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About Catholic Charities Atlanta

Location:

2401 Lake Park Drive, SE, Smyrna, GA 30080, US

Mission Statement

To provide help and create hope for those in need through professional services that help eliminate barriers to self sufficiency, stabilize families, and transform lives.

Description

Catholic Charities Atlanta is an advocate and friend for individuals and families facing adversity. We provide a holistic combination of accredited social services life skills education, counseling, family stabilization, and immigration legal services that remove barriers to self-sufficiency and wholeness.

Our services are tailored for the unique circumstances of the people we serve, and our impact is real and measurable. We are faith-based and serve our neighbors professionally, compassionately, in multiple languages and regardless of background.

Community
Health & Medicine
Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2305 Parklake Drive NEBuilding 9, Suite 150Atlanta, GA 30345

(33.85331,-84.24784)
 

SKILLS

  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Bilingual
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • English
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • 18+ hours per week
  • The volunteer must be willing to complete a volunteer application packet, a full background check, including a driving record check and a reference check. as well as a 3-hour in-person VIRTUS Safe Environment training, and applicable training by CCA.

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