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Unpaid WIOA Case Manager Intern - New York

  • Internship
    Part-time
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Business, Operations & Strategy
  • New York City

AI generated summary

  • Ideal candidates for this unpaid WIOA Case Manager Intern position in New York should be college students or hold a Bachelor's degree, proficient in Microsoft Office, have experience in social work or resource development, have worked with immigrants or refugees, be willing to work varied hours in a hybrid setting, and be fluent in English with bilingual abilities preferred.
  • Assist WIOA Case Manager in providing one-on-one support to clients, set goals, develop resumes, conduct digital literacy workshops, track progress, research referrals, and communicate effectively with diverse populations while adhering to IRC policies. Gain understanding of IRC services, build partnerships with employers, and provide direct services to immigrant and refugee populations.

Requirements

  • College student or Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • The ideal candidates will have prior experience in the field of social work or resource development
  • Experience working with immigrants or refugees in a social service setting.
  • Must be willing to work varied hours in a hybrid setting.
  • Fluent in English, both spoken and written; bilingual ability preferred, preferably in Spanish, French, Arabic, Dari/Farsi, and/or Russian

Responsibilities

  • Assist Case Manager with a caseload of up to 128 students.
  • Conduct one-on-one meetings with clients to set SMART goals for employment or education needs.
  • Assist clients in developing resumes, cover letters, and preparing for interviews.
  • Give digital literacy workshops to clients based on their proficiency with technology.
  • Track client meetings and progress in case notes and spreadsheets.
  • Research referral opportunities in NYC.
  • Gain an understanding of IRC services to refer students to.
  • Communicate effectively with clients in person and via telephone.
  • Adhere to IRC policies, particularly those related to confidentiality and client privacy.
  • Ability to work with clients from multiple backgrounds with varying English skills.
  • Learning Objectives:
  • Intern will learn how to effectively build partnerships with employers and broader career development resources such as certification programs, advanced ESL courses, and job trainings.
  • Intern will learn how to provide direct services to immigrant and refugee populations.
  • Intern will learn how to manage and record student data, meeting notes, and contact referrals.

We respond to the world’s worst humanitarian crises & help people to survive, recover, and gain control of their future.

Government
Industry
5001-10,000
Employees
1933
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and help people to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees and displaced people forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40+ countries and in 29 U.S. cities, the IRC restores safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure.