June 17, 2016

Internships

Community Refugee & Immigration Services offers a number of internships throughout the year. Internships are unpaid unless otherwise specified, and are an opportunity to contribute to the work of our agency in a meaningful way while gaining personal experience in various aspects of refugee resettlement. If you are interested in joining the CRIS team as an intern, please consider one of the following opportunities. For a more detailed description of duties and requirements of each position, please email volunteer@cris-ohio.org.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to volunteer@cris-ohio.org with the name of the internship for which you are applying as the subject line. Please note that for-credit and other intern opportunities may be available beyond those listed below. To discuss further, email volunteer@cris-ohio.org.

Thank you!

The following semester-long internships will be available for Spring 2018To be considered, please apply by Monday, December 11th. Available internships include:

Pre-Arrival Intern (15 hrs/week minimum) 

Work in the Resettlement Program to coordinate pre-arrival preparations for refugee families and individuals. Ensure that all new arrivals have furniture, food, and a welcome kit of essential items. This internship requires a reliable vehicle and valid driver’s license.

Pre-Arrival Intern Description

ESOL and Employment Intern (15 hrs/week) 

Participate in ESOL classroom activities including one-on-one work with students and implementation of lessons. Work with clients on select issues related to securing employment such as resume writing and employment applications.

ESOL and Employment Intern Description

Citizenship Program Intern (15 hrs/week)

Work with refugee and immigrant seniors preparing to become citizens through ESOL assistance, basic civic lessons, and general classrooms activities.

Citizenship Intern Description

Match Grant Program Donations Coordination Intern (15 hrs/week)

Work with CRIS’s new Match Grant Program, which focuses on employment and self-sufficiency. Coordinate volunteers and manage donations for newly-arrived refugees.

MG Donations Coordination Intern Description 

Match Grant Case Management Intern (15 hrs/week)

Work with CRIS’s new Match Grant Program, which focuses on employment and self-sufficiency. Work alongside the Case Manager to arrange for and provide many of the services needed by newly-arrived refugees.

MG Case Management Intern Description

The following internships will be available for Summer 2018To be considered, please apply by Monday, April 16th. Available internships include:

Communications and Marketing Intern (15 hrs/week)

Assist the agency in the design and implementation of various marketing initiatives and promote CRIS events and stories through various social media outlets.

Communications and Marketing Intern Description

Pre-Arrival Intern (15 hrs/week minimum) 

Work in the Resettlement Program to coordinate pre-arrival preparations for refugee families and individuals. Ensure that all new arrivals have furniture, food, and a welcome kit of essential items. This internship requires a reliable vehicle and valid driver’s license.

Pre-Arrival Intern Description

ESOL and Employment Intern (15 hrs/week) 

Participate in ESOL classroom activities including one-on-one work with students and implementation of lessons. Work with clients on select issues related to securing employment such as resume writing and employment applications.

ESOL and Employment Intern Description

Citizenship Program Intern (15 hrs/week)

Work with refugee and immigrant seniors preparing to become citizens through ESOL assistance, basic civic lessons, and general classrooms activities.

Citizenship Intern Description

Match Grant Program Donations Coordination Intern (15 hrs/week)

Work with CRIS’s new Match Grant Program, which focuses on employment and self-sufficiency. Coordinate volunteers and manage donations for newly-arrived refugees.

MG Donations Coordination Intern Description 

Match Grant Case Management Intern (15 hrs/week)

Work with CRIS’s new Match Grant Program, which focuses on employment and self-sufficiency. Work alongside the Case Manager to arrange for and provide many of the services needed by newly-arrived refugees.

MG Case Management Intern Description

Health and Wellness Intern (2 positions available, 20 hrs/week) 

Assisting the Health & Wellness team in daily operations including scheduling medical appointments, transporting to and assisting newly-arrived refugees at appointments, maintaining case files, and other related tasks. Requires a reliable vehicle, valid drivers license, and willingness to complete a background check.

Health & Wellness Intern Description

Access to Healthcare Intern (3 semester requirement, 20 hrs/week beginning May 2017)

Assisting newly-arrived refugees with accessing medical care. This includes applying for transportation benefits, managing transportation volunteers, and driving individuals to and from appointments. Requires all-day availability on Tuesdays and Fridays May 2018-May 2019, a reliable vehicle, valid driver’s license, and willingness to complete a background check. *Please email volunteer@cris-ohio.org for details on this particular position.

 

 

 

 

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