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Refugee Cash Assistance Intern

Company: International Rescue Committee
Location: Elizabeth
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

Requisition ID: req37856Job Title: Refugee Cash Assistance InternSector: Economic Recovery & LivelihoodEmployment Category: InternEmployment Type: Part-TimeCompensation: USD 0.00 - 0.00 HourlyLocation: Elizabeth, NJ USA

Job Description
Job Title: Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) Intern
Sector: Economic Recovery & Livelihood
Employment Category: Intern
Employment Type: Part-Time
Open to Expatriates: No
Location: Elizabeth, NJ USA (remotely)
START DATE: MAY This position is unpaid.Job Description

BACKGROUND: International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds
to the world's worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and
rebuild their lives. At work in more than 40 countries and over 20 U.S. cities,
the IRC provides resettlement, education and empowerment support to refugees
and displaced people.
Job Overview:The RCA Intern will work closely with the RCA Caseworker to
provide trauma-informed services to refugees and other qualified immigrants to
support a positive resettlement experience and the achievement of client
self-sufficiency. This will include working closely with clients, colleagues,
and external parties to develop service and/or self-sufficiency plans to meet
individual client needs and preferences utilizing a broad range of financial,
medical, social, vocational, and other services and resources in accordance
with client eligibility and program requirements. *This is an unpaid internship

Major Responsibilities:
Assist the case worker to conduct intake services with clients to assess needs,
develop self-sufficiency plans and timelines in partnership with each client.
Provide individualized support through direct services, referrals, and
Assess and monitor client progress to support their attainment of established
goals, address challenges, and to ensure that available resources are utilized. Detail each client interaction in accordance with program requirements. Input
client information in database(s) and assist with tracking and reporting as
Collaborate effectively with coworkers and partner organizations. Build and
maintain relationships with area service providers for the benefit of clients.
Other duties as assigned.
Demonstrated success working and communicating effectively in a multi-cultural
Self-starter with excellent problem-solving skills combined with the proven
ability to multi-task, prioritize duties, and manage time effectively.
Attention to detail and accuracy in work product.
Fluent in English, both spoken and written; proficiency in the Spanish or Haitian
Creole languages or none depending on the position being applied to.

Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook); ability to
use the internet and other digital tools for data entry, research and
problem-solving purposes.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity
at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color,
national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age,
marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that
individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to
participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential
job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.
Please contact us to request accommodation. Apply NowShare Save Job

Keywords: International Rescue Committee, Elizabeth , Refugee Cash Assistance Intern, Accounting, Auditing , Elizabeth, New Jersey

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