Housing and Logistics Intern
- Lead in-home housing education sessions for new families with the assistance of an interpreter. - Work with new families to complete housing-related tasks such as submitting maintenance requests, purchasing money orders, and paying rent and utility bills. - Procure and deliver household items and food items for new arrivals - Set-up apartment for new arrivals - Assist new families to apply for and transition into subsidized housing programs through HUD, Section 8, and City of Tucson Public Housing. - Improve upon existing housing resources and develop new educational materials. - Work with the Housing and Logistics Coordinator to maintain and establish new relationships with apartment managers and housing providers in the Tucson area. - Support Housing Outreach efforts - Document all services provided using various databases and data tracking systems.
Qualifications - Pursuing degree in social work or possessing equivalent experience. - Strong intercultural communication skills; demonstrated ability to work effectively with people from other cultural backgrounds. - Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. - Understanding and ability to maintain strict confidentiality regarding client information. - Driver’s license, personal vehicle, auto insurance, and clean driving record. - Preference given to applicants able to make multi-semester commitment.
All offers are contingent on successfully passing background and criminal history checks as required by federal and state law or by IRC policy.
- SUMMER: Minimum 20 hrs/wk for 3 months - FALL/SPRING: Minimum 10 hrs/wk for 14 weeks - Primary availability during IRC business hours (M-F; 8:30am-5:00pm) - Preference given to applicants able to make multi-term commitment
Reports To: Housing and Logistics Coordinator