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International Rescue Committee Intensive Case Management Intern in Wichita, Kansas

Requisition ID: req27460

Job Title: Intensive Case Management Intern

Sector: Social Work

Employment Category: Intern

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Wichita, KS USA

Job Description

Background

Founded in 1933, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a leading nonsectarian, voluntary organization providing relief, protection and resettlement services for refugees and victims of oppression or violent conflict. In addition, other at risk individuals and families are served through employment services, job readiness training, adult education and immigration services.

Internship Summary

Interns will support the ICM Caseworkers by providing valuable services to clients based on need. Interns will collaborate with the ICM team to establish and develop programs, and lead group classes with clients. S/he may also help with administrative tasks. Must be comfortable working with clients in emotional situations.

Activities

Assist clients in applying for and renewing benefits;

Help clients build self-sufficiency skills, especially in the area of navigating community systems;

Contribute to the design and implementation of psychosocial support groups for clients;

Accompany clients to appointments and advocate on their behalf when needed;

Contribute to curriculum designed to teach clients life skills and lead group classes;

Complete assessments and follow-up with clients;

Ensure all documentation and case noting is to IRC and donor compliance standards.

Time Commitment

For the sake of stability and continuity, the IRC asks for a minimum commitment of 3 - 6 months, with at least 5-10 hours per week.

Training

In-depth training will be provided for interns to understand ICM programming and the various needs of clients accessing ICM services. A high-level of confidentiality is required when working with IRC clients.

Skills & Qualifications

Comfort working with diverse populations and English language learners.

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.

IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.

All volunteers and interns must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

Qualifications

Skills & Qualifications

Comfort working with diverse populations and English language learners.

Experience working in social work/social services preferred, but not required.

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