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Internship

Comprehensive Refugee Services (CRS) Casework Intern

🚀 Summer Internship

Tallahassee

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  • You must be knowledgeable about immigration, policies & intl issues, bilingual is a plus, have strong communication skills, be organized & detail-oriented, work well under pressure, computer literate, pass background check, attend training, commit to 15 hours/week at IRC office.
  • You will update client files, conduct assessments, provide referrals, and transport clients to appointments for comprehensive refugee services.

Summer Internship

Business, Operations & StrategyTallahassee

Description

  • CRS is a state funded program that helps clients to reach their long-term self-sufficiency goals. This program is in charge of providing referral services to clients such as medical, legal, employment, and other critical services that the clients need. The CRS program takes a key role in assisting clients with their Green Card process if applicable. The CRS program is also responsible for evaluating all walk-in clients from the community to review eligibility requirements of CRS services.

Requirements

  • Knowledgeable about immigration statuses, current policies and international issues
  • Proficient in a second language such as Spanish, Arabic, French, Swahili etc. would be a plus but not required
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Organized with attention to detail
  • Able to work independently and under pressure
  • Strong desire to help people and enthusiasm for working in a multi-cultural setting
  • Computer literacy – preferably with PC systems
  • Must pass a background check ($51.00 fee)
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must attend IRC volunteer orientation training
  • Must commit to at least 15 hours a week and report to the Tallahassee office once a week.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Business, Operations & Strategy

Responsibilities

  • Maintain and update client files, participating in intake assessments and family self-sufficiency planning sessions, providing r referral services, and with a possibility for having own case load and clients if applicable to skills and knowledge
  • Assist in the transportation of clients to and from important appointments for services that they require, including medical and legal appointments
  • Other duties as assigned

Details

Work type

Part time

Work mode

office

Location

Tallahassee