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Refugee Field Work Intern

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United States
  • Country: USA
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  • Gender: Both


  • Drive and accompany clients to appointments, such as the DMV, health check-ups, legal consults, school enrollments, etc.
  • Assist Resettlement Caseworkers with airport pickups for newly arriving refugee families
  • Assist with setting up the apartments of families scheduled to arrive to San Diego, including shopping for a set list of items 
  • Take clients to the bank to open accounts or withdraw money
  • Help clients enroll in services, in-person or remotely
  • Accompany clients on bus/metro trips to help them learn routes on the San Diego public transit system
  • Develop guides and learning materials for client use (examples: healthcare navigation, food banks, local community guides, etc.)
  • Organize long-term projects or resources that will benefit the livelihoods of refugee clients.
  • Provide ongoing office support for the Resettlement department including preparing case files, writing and emailing on behalf of clients, maintaining supplies, and welcoming guests.


  • Student will learn about service plans, and the essential steps of setting up new refugee families for success in San Diego  
  • Student will learn about the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program and the resettlement process.
  • Student will learn more about the populations of refugees in San Diego.
  • Student will learn about the essential functions of a non-profit office needed to help programs continue to run.


  • Must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or Master’s program focused on Education, International Relations/Development, Social Work, or related field
  • Must be a self-starter, enthusiastic, and possess a positive attitude.   
  • Excellent organization skills, strong communication and interpersonal skills, empathetic, and ability to effectively collaborate
  • Ability to use basic functions of Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Office programs 
  • English fluency required
  • 1+ years related work or volunteer experience with a non-profit strongly preferred
  • A strong interest in working with a diverse, low-income population is required.
  • Proactive, motivated and flexible; able to remain calm and adapt within a fast-paced work environment
  • Language skills a plus (Farsi/Dari, Kiswahili, Arabic, or Russian strongly preferred)
  • Valid driver’s license, reliable vehicle with current insurance and the ability to travel regularly in the area (daytime and nighttime hours)
  • This position reports to Resettlement Supervisor and the Volunteer & Donations Specialist


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