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Fall 2016 Logistics Intern

Sector: Logistics    
Location: US - MD - Baltimore    
Employee Type: Intern    
Employee Category: Full Time    

Description

This is an unpaid internship.

 

SCOPE OF INTERNSHIP:

An intern is needed to assist the Logistics Coordinator at the IRC Baltimore Regional Office.  The intern will prepare for the arrival of new refugees and report to the Logistics Coordinator in the Case Management Department.

 

ESSENTIAL POSITION FUNCTIONS:

·           Preparing for refugees’ arrival in the U.S.

·           Preparing apartments physically for arrival (including shopping for household necessities, aiding Logistics Coordinator in arranging apartment).

·           Mediating between landlords and refugees/asylees.

·           Conduct occasional visits to refugees’ homes.

·           Arrange store/donor delivery.

·           Research on in-kind donations.

·           Assist in the organization and long term projects for the advancement of the Case Management Department.

·           Other related duties as assigned.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Energetic, empathetic, organized and ready to do a variety of jobs.
  • Creative and willing to assist with long-term projects.
  • Willing to adhere to IRC volunteer and workplace policies.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in English.

 

TIME COMMITMENT:

  • Fall and Spring interns are required to work at least 10-15 hours per week, Monday through Friday, for a minimum of 12 weeks in the Fall and Spring.
  • Summer interns are required to work at least 25 hours per week, Monday through Friday, for the entire summer.

 

Reports to:                           Logistics Coordinator

Position:                                Unpaid Internship

Updated:              3/19/12

 

Please apply using our online system.  You can also prioritize your application by sending your resume, cover letter, and contact info for 2 references directly to kafiya.ismail@rescue.org and Logistics Coordinator Mr. Steve Bergbauer steve.bergbauer@rescue.org with the following information listed in the cover letter:

-internship(s) for which you wish to be considered (please provide a ranking of desired internships if you wish to be considered for multiple opportunities) 

-projected start/end date (noting that we have a 3-month minimum for our internships)

-days and number of hours of availability during the work week (for example: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9am-5pm)

-whether or not you would have access to a car in which you would be willing to drive with the refugees and asylees we serve to access social services

We look forward to reviewing your application!

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 IRC.Recruitment@rescue.org. As required by law, the IRC will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants and employees with a known disability.

   



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