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Internship

Employment Intern Spring/Summer 2024 Unpaid

🚀 Off-cycle Internship

Wichita

AI generated summary

  • You must be comfortable with diverse populations, have basic office skills, and experience in social work is a plus. Join IRC in leading the way from harm to home.
  • You will provide direct case management and employment services to refugee clients, track self-sufficiency outcomes, assist with job search and resume creation, and expand local employment partnerships. Gain exposure to refugee integration and cross-cultural communication.

Off-cycle Internship

People, HR & AdministrationWichita

Description

  • The Digital Literacy Intern will develop digital literacy curriculum for people of all abilities by incorporating a variety of technologies into instruction. This intern will work with Adult Education instructors and Employment Caseworkers to plan lessons that integrate components of ESL, child development and computer skills. S/he may also help with administrative tasks. Must be comfortable working with clients from a variety of backgrounds. 

Requirements

  • Comfort working with diverse populations and English language learners. 
  • Familiar with basic office equipment 
  • Experience working in social work/social services preferred, but not required.
  • IRC leading the way from harm to home.
  • IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

People, HR & Administration

Responsibilities

  • Provide case management and employment services directly to clients enrolled in the Matching
  • Grant program, helping them to achieve early self -sufficiency. Works closely with the
  • Employment Specialists to ensure clients receive seamless and high quality services;
  • Serves as an advocate and resource for clients and provides equal treatment to all client
  • groups in accordance with the agency's commitment to the dignity of all persons.
  • Tracks client self-sufficiency outcomes and works with the Development team to connect
  • Matching Grant clients with necessary donations and to ensure the program is meeting
  • matching resource requirements.
  • Coordinating with Early Employment Specialist, work one-on-one with refugees and asylees
  • to assist with resume creation, job application, and job search.
  • Provide ongoing coaching and counseling to program clients while also facilitating access to
  • specialized local resources, helping them to overcome the barriers they face to achieve their
  • goals for economic and social self-sufficiency.
  • Organize and expand local employment partnerships to support them to understand clients
  • and cultural diversification, and IRE Employment Program with workshops.
  • Learning Objectives:
  • Intern will gain exposure to refugee integration through programing.
  • Intern will learn to communicate effectively with clients across cultures.
  • Intern will learn to implement programming in a resettlement office.

Details

Work type

Part time

Work mode

office

Location

Wichita