School Liaison Intern
Job Details
Northern Virginia Regional Office - Fairfax, VA
Internship
Temporary
Nonprofit - Social Services

INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION:

The School Liaison Intern provides assistance with the Virginia Refugee Student Achievement Project (VRSAP), which provides supportive services to school aged children.  Although not required, it will help if the intern has some familiarity with the school system.

  • Fall/Spring/Summer

  • Unpaid/Not Benefits eligible

  • Positions in Virginia

  • Part Time (minimum 20 hours/week with 3-month commitment)

  • Internship for Refugee and Immigrant Services

  • Internship position will start immediately

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Drive clients to the appropriate location for school registration

  • Assist in the school registration and enrollment  process

  • Assist with homework club once a month on Saturday, which includes transportation, homework assistance and educational games

  • Administrative tasks including entering case notes, maintaining files, and VSRAP intake

  • Attends program training and conference calls.

  • Conforms with and abides by all regulations, policies, work procedures and instructions.

  • Maintains confidentiality and appropriately handles sensitive information in compliance organizational policies.

  • Other duties as assigned

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong desire to learn about refugee resettlement and immigration issues
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding client information
  • Excellent time management skills, organized and attentive to detail
  • Strong intercultural communication skills; demonstrated ability to work effectively with people from other cultural backgrounds
  • Must have own reliable transportation with valid driver's license and insurance
  • Must be able to pass background check

 

To apply for this internship opportunity:

Please send your Résumé/CV with cover letter to Shelby Kruczek at kruczek@lssnca.org with the subject titled “School Liaison Intern”.    

 

Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

 

Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, or military service.

 

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