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Internship

Anti-Trafficking Housing Intern

🚀 Summer Internship

Tallahassee

AI generated summary

  • You need excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and a passion for international issues. Be prepared to work independently and under pressure, must be computer literate, have a valid driver's license, and be at least 18 years old. Attend IRC volunteer training.
  • You will assist with client intake, provide direct services, conduct research on local resources, outreach to organizations, and manage client case notes while communicating with your supervisor on client concerns and coordinating service plans.

Summer Internship

Government & PoliticsTallahassee

Description

  • The Anti-Trafficking Housing Intern will assist the Anti-Trafficking Program Supervisor and Anti-Trafficking Housing specialist in providing services to survivors of all forms of human trafficking. The Anti-Trafficking Housing Intern will identify and provide community resources to clients that improve self-sufficiency. The Housing intern will also assist with community awareness and outreach efforts.

Learning Objectives: 

  • The intern will gain knowledge of solution-oriented, strengths-based care coordination for survivors of human trafficking.  
  • The intern will develop skills in trauma-informed, client-centered care. 
  • The intern will develop skills in mapping community assets and resources.  
  • The intern will develop skills in client empowerment and advocacy. 

Requirements

  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Organized with attention to detail
  • Able to work independently and under pressure
  • An interest in international issues
  • Strong desire to help people and enthusiasm for working in a multi-cultural setting
  • Computer literacy – preferably with PC systems
  • Valid driver’s license, reliable access to an insured vehicle.
  • Must pass a background check
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must attend IRC volunteer orientation training

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Government & Politics

Responsibilities

  • Assist Housing Specialist with client intake services, including but not limited to, new arrival services such as setting up house utilities, coordinating food and housing supplies, housing searches and applications
  • Provide direct services to clients and, if applicable, their families, including but not limited to, enrolling individuals in public benefits and making referrals to community partners
  • Assist with research on local community resources
  • Assist with outreach to local organizations to help establish partnerships within the community
  • Carry out administrative duties including data entry, filing, and labeling
  • Assist with managing client case notes and files
  • Communicate case statuses and client concerns to supervisor, coordinate service plans with supervisor

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

hybrid

Location

Tallahassee