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Family Reunification Internship

Position Description:

The Family Reunification Intern will assist Institute staff with Affidavits of Relationship (AOR) and I-730 Refugee/Asylee Relative Petitions. These programs reunite refugees abroad with family members in the U.S. Training is provided and you will be supervised by Institute program staff throughout your internship.

Candidate Profile:

  • Experience in the customer service field and strong communication skills
  • Experience working in a cross-cultural environment
  • Detailed oriented
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Familiar with computers and the Internet
  • A strong interest in learning about immigrant and refugee communities
  • Preferred if candidate can speak at least one of the following languages: Somali, Oromo, Swahili, French, Arabic, Karen

Primary Duties Include:

  • Assist refugee and asylee clients with family reunification questionnaire
  • Complete case notes, update databases and complete immigration-related research
  • Go over client agreements and timeline
  • Respond to clients’ basic questions about the family reunification process

Time Commitment:

  • Minimum of 7.5 hours/week for 4 months. Willing to consider less weekly hours if commitment can be made for more than 4 months.
  • Hours are Thursday, 5:00-8:00 and Fridays from 9:00-5:00

To Apply:

Complete the internship application form. Applications without resumes will not be accepted for this position.

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