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AZ Immigrant and Refugee Services-Resettlement Assistant Intern

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Company Name: 
Arizona Immigrant and Refugee Services
Application Due Date: 
Sunday, April 5, 2020
Federal Work-Study Eligible Site: 
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Help Arizona Immigrant and Refugee Services (AIRS) resettle refugees from around the world who have come to start a new life for their families in Arizona. Interns will gain hands-on-experience assisting case managers, employment coordinator, and resource developer.

The agency was founded in 1989 to provide social, economic and educational services to the inner city residents of Phoenix. In 2001, AIRS began resettling refugees. The Kakuma Youth or Lost Boys were among the first arrivals to the agency. From 2001 to present, AIRS has resettled 1320 refugees and immigrants in Maricopa County.

Programs provide recently arrived refugees and legal immigrants with housing, food and clothing, and translation as needed, as well as English language instruction, job training, employment assistance, immigration and other referral services.

This is an unpaid internship but may be eligible for college credit. The company would like an intern to work 20 hours per week and their schedule is flexible. This opportunity is only available to Estrella Mountain Community College students. Applicants are REQUIRED to submit and online application, a resume, and a cover letter. Free resume/cover letter/mock interview assistance is available by appointment only at the EMCC Career & Transfer Center. To schedule your appointment please visit or call 623-935-8740 or email ctc.frontdesk@estrellamountain.edu.

Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Assist Case Managers with daily duties,
  • Assist Employment Coordinator: seek new employers willing to hire refugees, help refugees get employment.
  • Assist Resource Developer recruiting volunteers organizing fundraisers and misc. events, organize donations.
Minimum Requirements: 
  • Current EMCC student with 2.5 GPA
  • BIG HEART!!!
  • Willingness to help others
  • Basic office skills important
  • Organizational and interpersonal skills, writing ability, and computer skills are desired.
  • High customer service skills and the ability to work with diverse groups

The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) is an EEO/AA institution and an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or national origin. A lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in the career and technical education programs of the District.

The Maricopa County Community College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs or activities. For Title IX/504 concerns, call the following number to reach the appointed coordinator: (480) 731-8499. For additional information, as well as a listing of all coordinators within the Maricopa College system, visit http://www.maricopa.edu/non-discrimination.