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Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) Intern

Company: International Rescue Committee
Location: Elizabeth
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: req33595Job Title: Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) InternSector: Social WorkEmployment 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
DURATION: 4-5 MONTHS
START DATE:
Early January

*Please specify in your cover
letter which position below you are applying for*Current Needs:
Intern
# Language
Hours/Week/Mode
1 Spanish, 10-15, Remote
2 Spanish, 15-20, Remote
3 None, 15-20, Remote
4 Spanish, Any, Remote
5 Spanish 15-20, Hybrid 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
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.
Qualifications
Requirements:
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 the Spanish language or none depending on the postion 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 (RCA) Intern, Other , Elizabeth, New Jersey

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