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Internship

Health Team Intern

🚀 Summer Internship

Charlottesville

AI generated summary

  • You need strong interpersonal skills to work with refugees, own a car, and be willing to transport clients. Flexibility and knowledge of public transportation are a must.
  • You will provide transportation and support to refugee clients for medical appointments, assist with administrative tasks, and be culturally sensitive in your interactions.

Summer Internship

Healthcare, ScienceCharlottesville

Description

  • The Health Team Intern will work closely with the IRC Health Team to assist clients with their healthcare needs. This may include transportation assistance, care coordination, and advocacy.

Requirements

  • Strong interpersonal skills and interest in working with the refugee community
  • Ownership of a car and a valid driver’s license and car insurance
  • Willingness to transport clients in their personal vehicle
  • Willingness to be flexible and accommodating to client needs
  • Familiarity with the Charlottesville public transportation system or a willingness to familiarize oneself with the Charlottesville public transportation system

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Healthcare
Science

Responsibilities

  • Attend Volunteer/Intern Orientation
  • Provide transportation for clients and their families to medical, dental, and vision appointments.
  • Develop and implement a transit orientation to familiarize clients with the available modes of public transportation they can use to attend medical, dental, and vision appointments.
  • Assist Health Team with administrative tasks (phone calls, filing, collecting signed paperwork, making medical appointments, etc.)
  • Assist clients on an as-needed basis (prescription assistance, medical bill assistance, etc.)
  • Be sensitive to the cultural and personality differences of the refugee clients. Respect their beliefs and values, which may differ from yours.
  • Record hours and submit completed timesheet for each month via the IRC’s online Volunteer Dashboard.

Details

Work type

Part time

Work mode

office

Location

Charlottesville