BACKGROUND: The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. At work in over 40 countries and 28 U.S. cities to restore safety, dignity and hope, the IRC leads the way from harm to home. The IRC in Atlanta office was established in 1979 and has resettled over 27,000 refugees from 50 countries into the Greater Atlanta area. As the largest refugee resettlement agency in Georgia, the IRC in Atlanta resettles an average of 1,000 refugees into Georgia annually and provides additional services and assistance to another 2,500 refugees and asylees.
SCOPE OF ADMINISTRATION & OPERATIONS INTERN WORK: Work with Grant Compliance & Operations team to provide administrative and operational support within the IRC Georgia and Florida offices. Assist with administrative tasks, operational tasks, and various other related duties. This position will report to the Grant Compliance & Operations team.
· Assist with fleet and vendor management for IRC Georgia and Florida.
· Assist with file compliance and maintenance for IRC Atlanta programs.
· Assist in preparations for external monitoring visits, reviews, and audits, as needed.
· Assist with maintaining the front desk area for IRC Atlanta.
· Other tasks as assigned.
- Attention to detail, critical thinking skills, time management skills, and ability to work independently.
- Good research, data management, and statistical analysis skills.
- Able to communicate professionally with internal and external stakeholders.
- Experience working with Microsoft Office Applications, high proficiency in Excel and Word required.
- Background in social work or related fields preferred.
- Must feel comfortable with an in-person internship.
- Ability to commit at least 12 hours per week.
- Fluent in English, both written and spoken.
Please note that this position is for an in-person, unpaid internship.
For more information, please contact VolunteerATL@Rescue.org. To learn more about us, please visit the IRC website at www.Rescue.org/Atlanta