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RCA Intern

Company: International Rescue Committee
Location: Elizabeth
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Job Description:

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, and advocacy.
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 time effectively.
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 Creole,Dari/Pashto
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 accommodation.
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