Family Reunification Intern

Compensation

: $61,470.00 - $105,810.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Information Technology



This is an unpaid intership opportunity. IRC is seeking 2 interns for this position. Please apply through IRC's website and in your cover letter indicate the month you can begin.BACKGROUND: Founded in 1933, the International Rescue Committee is a leading, non-sectarian, non-profit organization providing emergency relief, protection, rehabilitation assistance, resettlement services, and advocacy for refugees and victims of oppression or violent conflict. Domestically, our 27 field offices across the US ensure new arrivals have food, shelter, and clothing, and work with refugees to help them gain self-sufficiency.SCOPE OF INTERN WORK: The Family Reunification Intern will play an important role in processing family reunification applications on behalf of IRC clients.COMMITMENT:The IRC is seeking two interns for this position. One beginning in April 2017, committing 3-6 months. A 2nd intern to begin in June 2017, committing 3-6 months.RESPONSIBILITIES: The Family Reunification Intern will assist in vetting and submitting family reunification applications in accordance with standards set forth by the Department of State's Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration. To include reviewing Affidavits of Relationship (AORs) received from IRC field offices, providing targeted feedback on required corrections or updates, if needed; distributing monthly caseload reports and daily appointment notices to field offices; and updating and maintaining detailed tracking of AOR submissions to ensure accuracy and timeliness. The Intern will work closely with other Processing team colleagues and liaise with Immigration team colleagues as needed.LEARNING OBJECTIVES:* The intern will gain knowledge of family reunification programs for refugees.* The intern will develop skills in quality assurance data tracking.REQUIREMENTS:* Bachelor's degree preferred.* Two years experience working with immigration or resettlement programs preferred.* Exceptional attention to detail and strong organizational skills required.* Excellent time management skills and ability to maintain tight deadlines required.* Clear written and verbal communication skills required.* Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, especially Excel, required.This position reports to the Director for Processing, with day-to-day oversight by the Processing Specialist for Family Reunification.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.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, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.If you need assistance in the application or hiring process to accommodate a disability, you may request an accommodation at any time. Please contact Talent Acquisitions at ...@rescue.org. As required by law, the IRC will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants and employees with a known disability.Posted by StartWire. Apply now! * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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