International Rescue Committee
About the organization
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) helps people affected by humanitarian crises to survive, recover, and rebuild their lives. We deliver lasting impact by providing health care, helping children learn, and empowering individuals and communities to become self-reliant, always with a focus on the unique needs of women and girls. Founded in 1933 at the call of Albert Einstein, we now work in over 40 crisis-affected countries as well as communities throughout the U.S., Europe and Latin America.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Providing individualized orientation, support, referral, and advocacy services by assessing and evaluating client’s distinct needs.
Working alongside clients to develop reasonable self-sufficiency plans and timelines for each client and managing client expectation during the service period.
Ensuring that clients are provided the tools they need to meet their established goals and objectives.
Providing intake, assessment, and pre-employment/job readiness orientation to clients eligible for employment services.
Responding to emergency calls in a timely and effective manger on a periodic basis.
Assessing and monitoring client progress to ensure goals are being attained, designated resources are being maximized, and modifying initial plans as required.
Ensuring compliance with all case file management and reporting requirements.
Participating in relevant partner meetings and engaging various stakeholders to identify community resources.
Other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in Social Work or an equivalent field of study is preferred.
Relevant professional experience in social services, humanitarian relief, public service, or other not-for-profit environment; minimum of 2-3 years’ experience strongly preferred.
Demonstrated Skills & Competencies:
Demonstrated success working and communicating effectively in a multi-cultural environment.
Proven ability to contribute both independently and as a key team member.
Self-starter with excellent problem-solving skills combined with the proven ability to multi-task, prioritize duties, and manage time effectively.
Fluent in English, both spoken and written, bilingual ability in Creole and/or Spanish is desired.
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook).
Valid driver’s license, reliable vehicle with current insurance, and the ability to travel regularly throughout the service delivery area (home visits, agency visits, service provider visits, etc.).
Individuals with lived experiences of human trafficking are encouraged to apply.
18.70 - 21.50 Hourly
Contact email: [email protected]
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Equal Opportunity Employment
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