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Housing Outreach Intern (Summer 2024)

🚀 Summer Internship


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  • You must work independently in a diverse setting, with excellent communication skills. Flexible, reliable, located in Charlottesville, VA with a clean driving record. Ready for fast-paced, field-oriented work.
  • You will research housing options, assist with client orientation, provide transportation, set up homes, advocate for clients, and track hours.

Summer Internship

Hospitality & RetailCharlottesville


  • Interns will assist the Housing and Logistics Coordinator and Housing Specialists in providing housing related services, focusing on Landlord/Property Outreach, assisting the Housing Team to search for suitable and affordable housing options. Additionally, other tasks could include household goods shopping, apartment set up, utility account set up, assist in moving families from temporary housing to permanent housing and providing orientation to the Charlottesville public transit system. Interns could also perform administrative tasks such as completing applications for services on behalf of clients, creating documentation for case files, and making appointments.


  • Able to work with minimal supervision & be comfortable in a multicultural environment
  • Flexible, able to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Reliable, responsible, able to complete tasks within required time-frame.
  • Must have a car and a clean driving record
  • Must be in Charlottesville, Virginia and be willing to complete field work.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Hospitality & Retail


  • Research housing opportunities in the Charlottesville area
  • Orient newly arrived families to their new home and community
  • Transport clients to various appointments (i.e. lease signing appointments
  • Shop for and set up homes for arriving cases
  • Advocate for clients during delivery of needed services; represent IRC in a professional manner
  • Record hours and submit completed timesheet for each month via the IRC’s online Volunteer Dashboard.


Work type

Part time

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