Immigrant Resource Center (IRC) Intern [Unpaid]


Immigrant Resource Center Intern (Unpaid)

Program Summary:

The Immigrant Resource Center provides a broad array of case management, family support, access to legal help, and counseling for critical immigrant concerns. Our HELPLINE program connects immigrants and refugees with a case manager for screening and referrals to address individual and family needs in the following domains: education, health, mental health, legal/immigration proceedings, substance abuse, criminal/juvenile justice, child enrichment activities.

Primary Responsibilities include:

The Immigrant Resource Center intern will screen individuals and families via the HELPLINE, provide short-term, bilingual case management, and refer them for eligible FCA and community services. They will assist the program coordinator with intake phone calls, community workshops, activities, COVID-19 resources, crisis support, medical advocacy and guidance, translation assistance, referrals for food, legal assistance, and mental health. The intern must be culturally sensitive to the plight and hardship of the immigrant community, resourceful, and flexible with work responsibilities. A valid New York State driver's license with a safe and responsible driving history is required in addition to a motor vehicle that is properly registered and insured with New York State. The intern will be required to transport clients in an agency vehicle.

Qualifications and Requirements include:

  • 1st or 2nd Year MSW Student
  • Valid New York State driver's license with a safe and responsible driving historyto transport clients in an agency vehicle
  • Bilingual Spanish Required


  • Opportunity available during the Summer 2022 semester and/or 2022/2023 Academic School Year (Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 Semesters)
  • 14-21 Hours Weekly
  • Weekdays between 9am - 5pm; Some evening hours may be required for workshops
  • On-Site Work Required

Supervisor Credentials:

  • LCSW, SIFI Certified
  • MSW