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Summer 2024 Employment Casework Intern - Atlanta

🚀 Summer Internship

Atlanta

AI generated summary

  • Strong interest in working with an international population, proficiency in employment activities, respect for cross-cultural differences, effective communication and organizational skills, ability to work independently, computer proficiency, professionalism, valid driver’s license with access to insured vehicle.
  • The Summer 2024 Employment Casework Intern in Atlanta will primarily assist clients with job preparation, application processes, and interview support while also handling data entry tasks, maintaining client case files, conducting client intake, and attending orientation sessions.

Summer Internship

People, HR & AdministrationAtlanta

Description

  • The Employment Casework intern works with the IRC in Atlanta’s Employment Services team to assist eligible refugee clients find jobs and prepare them to enter the workforce by providing supporting services, while also completing clerical work such as data entry and case file organization. Employment is an essential element in helping refugees become economically self-sufficient. This is an unpaid internship position that requires a minimum of 15 hours a week for 2 consecutive months.  

Requirements

  • Strong interest in working with an international population
  • Proficiency with employment related activities
  • Proven ability to work with consideration and respect for cross-cultural differences
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Computer skills, including Microsoft Office programs and internet research
  • Enthusiasm for helping people to learn and demonstrated professionalism
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and access to an insured vehicle
  • This will be an in-person role.
  • This position will report to the Employment Services Supervisor.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

People, HR & Administration

Responsibilities

  • Research potential employers and community partners as it relates to Employment Services
  • Work one-on-one with clients by conducting job readiness counseling and training
  • Assist clients in filling out online and paper applications
  • Accompany clients to job interviews and orientations
  • Assist Employment Specialists by entering case notes and other data entry into relevant databases
  • Assist Employment Specialists by creating and maintaining client case files
  • Attend New Arrival Orientation and conduct client intake
  • Submit intern hours on volunteer dashboard
  • Other duties as assigned

Details

Work type

Part time

Work mode

office

Location

Atlanta