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Internship

Anti-Trafficking Program Intern (Summer 2024)

🚀 Summer Internship

Richmond

AI generated summary

  • You must be culturally sensitive, respectful, and possess strong interpersonal skills. Owning a car, driver's license, insurance, and willingness to transport clients is a must. Be flexible and accommodating to client needs.
  • You will support anti-trafficking program staff with client services, partnership engagement, and community assessments in Richmond. Lead or participate in focus group discussions with survivors and stakeholders.

Summer Internship

Government & PoliticsRichmond

Description

  • IRC Richmond's Anti-Trafficking program provides outreach and comprehensive case management services to adult and minor survivors of human trafficking. This program is a key contributor in local consortia that raise awareness and coordinate services for survivors of trafficking in the Greater Richmond region. IRC serves clients through a holistic and broad spectrum of support, including but not limited to connecting clients with legal service providers and housing resources, helping clients access public benefits, health providers, and psychosocial services, and offering regular checks-ins to discuss safety and service plans. Through communication and collaboration with partners, program staff glean best practices, maintain a database of appropriate referrals, and have access to a network of professionals with the capacity and knowledge to support their work.

Requirements

  • Be sensitive to the cultural and personality differences of the refugee clients.
  • Respect their beliefs and values, which may differ from yours.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and interest in working with the refugee community
  • Ownership of a car, a valid driver’s license, and car insurance
  • Willingness to transport clients in your personal vehicle
  • Willingness to be flexible and accommodating to client need

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Government & Politics

Responsibilities

  • The Anti-Trafficking Intern supports staff in all program aspects including:
  • Client services
  • Partnership engagement
  • Community assessment regarding the needs of Survivors in the Richmond region.
  • There will also be a current focus on implementing a series of focus group discussions with survivors and community stakeholders that the intern will likely be able to participate in and/or lead

Details

Work type

Part time

Work mode

office

Location

Richmond