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ORGANIZATION: International Rescue Committee

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Caseworker assisting Refugee

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 25 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure.

  • Major Responsibilities:

  • Assist program coordinator with client intake services, including but not limited to, needs assessments, safety planning and service planning
  • Provide direct services to clients and, if applicable, their families, including but not limited to, enrolling individuals in public benefits and making referrals to community partners
  • Assist with research on local community resources
  • Assist with outreach to local organizations to help establish partnerships within the community
  • Carry out administrative duties including data entry, filing, and labeling
  • Assist with managing client case notes and files
  • Communicate case statuses and client concerns to supervisor, coordinate service plans with supervisor

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About International Rescue Committee

Location:

730 NW 107th Avenue, Suite 100, Miami, FL 33172, US

Mission Statement

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world's worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

Description

Since 1960, the Miami resettlement office has resettled more than 10,000refugees, providing them a fresh start and opportunities to use their greatest resources--their motivation, their skills and their experiences--to become independent and self-sufficient new Americans. Currently, the office resettles and/or provides assistance to over 1,000 refugees, asylees, and victims of human trafficking per year in Miami

The IRC makes sure newly arrived refugees receive:

  • a furnished home
  • help with rent
  • health care
  • nutritious, affordable food
  • English language classes
  • help building job, computer & financial literacy skills
  • education for their children
  • social services and community support
  • legal services toward residency & citizenship

For volunteer opportunities, please contact:

mariana.martinez@rescue.org

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Immigrants & Refugees
Advocacy & Human Rights, Community, Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

Mon Aug 15, 2022 - Fri Nov 04, 2022

WHERE

2700 South Dixie HighwayMiami, FL 33133

(25.73987,-80.23786)
 

SKILLS

  • Advocacy
  • Administrative Support
  • Data Entry
  • Community Outreach
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • This internship is typically a 3-month time commitment, but may be flexible upon availability of the candidate. This is a part-time internship.
  • Minimum 6 hours per week, maximum 15 hours per week.

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