Refugee Case Management Internship

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World Relief
1825 College Ave, Suite 230
Wheaton, IL
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

Aid in the refugee resettlement process as you work alongside case managers to empower refugees to adjust and thrive in the United States.

Responsibilities

• Assist with preparations for newly arrived refugee families including apartment inspections and set-up,
preparation of clothing and household goods, cultural orientation, and community orientation
• Pick up families from the airport, as assigned by case manager
• Accompany and assist families with appointments including social security, utility sign-up, and
establishing bank accounts
• Visit refugees in their homes with the case manager and assist with follow up tasks as requested
• Help with the development of orientation materials, filing, and other office-based tasks
• Attend regular resettlement team and staff meetings
• Weekly summary reports
• Required readings and reflective journal entries

Requirements

• Commitment to the mission, vision, and values of World Relief
• Strong cross-cultural communication skills
• Ability to work independently and take initiative
• Flexibility and willingness to grow and be stretched
• Excellent multi-tasking and organizational skills
• Strong computer skills including Word, Excel, Outlook; Access skills a plus
• Driver’s license and clean driving record required; access to a vehicle strongly preferred
• Consideration given to intern applicants with language abilities in one of the following: Arabic, Farsi,
Burmese, Karen, Nepali, Russian, Spanish

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