Check with your Internship Coordinator BEFORE accepting to determine how you might do this internship for credit.Our Social Services & Outreach Coordinators play a pivotal part in building the world’s first tech resource platform designed for those fleeing persecution due to sexual orientation or gender identity. Our Social Services & Outreach Coordinator interns work remotely to maintain and efficiently grow our tech resource platform. In this virtual role, you will focus on verifying new organizations for inclusion in our resource app and help to ensure our app’s data remains up-to-date. This is an exciting opportunity to improve your research and outreach skills, while enhancing your knowledge of LGBTQ+ rights, immigration law and policy, and the social services sector. We’re looking for meticulous, hard-working students who are passionate about LGBTQ+ and immigrant rights.ResponsibilitiesReport to our Resource Coordinator and Senior Director of Data Management.Complete a comprehensive virtual training program designed to enhance interns’ knowledge of LGBTQ+ rights, LGBTQ+ terminology, immigration law and policy, and the double marginalization of LGBTQ+ asylum seekers.Call and email organizations to verify their fit for the AsylumConnect Catalog. Research new LGBTQ+ affirming and immigrant friendly organizations in priority geographic areas to include in our Catalog. Additional ad hoc resource and outreach tasks (as needed). QualificationsObtained or pursuing a bachelor’s or graduate degree (e.g. B.A., B.S., M.S.W., J.D., M.S.).The flexibility to call organizations during local business hours.You are comfortable using online communication tools (e.g. G Suite, Slack, Asana, Telzio). The ability to follow instructions and work independently in a remote environment.Excellent written and oral English language skills. Fluency in Spanish and/or French is a plus. You are reliable, meticulous and appreciate the value of deadlines.Willingness to learn in-depth about the AsylumConnect Catalog and our tailored resource verification process.Previous experience in the social services sector is a plus.Schedule & Compensation: We’re looking for interns to join us for the Spring 2021 semester (Tuesday, January 19 – Friday, April 30, 2021), with a commitment of 10-30 hours per week, Monday – Friday.*Note: This internship is remote and unpaid. Interns may also extend the internship into Summer 2021.Sample Internship Benefits:Undergo an extensive virtual training program where interns learn in-depth about the state of LGBTQ+ rights, LGBTQ+ terminology, immigration law and policy, and the double marginalization of LGBTQ+ asylum seekers.Gain hands-on experience working with an international NGO and directly communicating with service providers on the ground. Connect to professionals in NGOs across North America.Enhance your understanding of the social services sector.Gain practical experience in the migration and human rights sector. Professional development opportunities, including resume reviews and virtual coffee chats with AsylumConnect staff and volunteers. Interns will also have the opportunity to receive a letter of reference from AsylumConnect upon successful completion of the internship.