Company: International Rescue Committee
Posted on: November 17, 2022
Requisition ID: req28553Job Title: RCA InternSector: Economic
Recovery & LivelihoodEmployment Category: InternEmployment Type:
Part-TimeOpen to Expatriates: Yes
Location: Elizabeth (NJOR), NJ USA
Job DescriptionJob 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 position.*
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,
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 needed.
Collaborate effectively with coworkers and partner organizations.
Build and maintain relationships with area service providers for
the benefit of clients.
Other duties as assigned.
QualificationsRequirements:Demonstrated success working and
communicating effectively in a multi-cultural environment.
Self-starter with excellent problem-solving skills combined with
the proven ability to multi-task, prioritize duties, and manage
Attention to detail and accuracy in work product.
Fluent in English, both spoken and written; proficiency in
language(s) spoken by IRC's clients is desired; preferably Haitian
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. Preference given to
candidates that can commit to a full academic year. 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
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