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We are looking for an Immigration Case Work Intern!

Posted: Wednesday, June 03, 2015

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http://www.livinginireland.ie/images/uploads/Crosscare Migrant Project Immigration Case Work Internship June 2015.pdf
 
Crosscare Migrant Project is looking for an intern for a 6-9 month placement to assist our Immigration Information & Advocacy team. 
 
The duties of the intern will be to:
Assist in providing immigration information to migrants at our offices in Dublin 1
Advocate on behalf of migrants with statutory and non-statutory organisations
Refer migrants to specialist organisations and services where necessary
Support the Immigration Information & Advocacy team to ensure excellent service provision 
Complete and maintain case files and computer database
Gather information and keep up-to-date with immigration issues
Participate in team and case meetings
Contribute to the overall work plan of Crosscare Migrant Project
Take on non-client project work as required
 
Hours and expenses:
Hours: 3 days per week (Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9.30am to 5pm) 
Duration: 6 - 9 months 
Expenses: Travel and lunch expenses will be reimbursed (maximum of €15 per day)
 
Applicant requirements:
 
Essential
Fluent in English
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to work well in a team environment
Ability to work well under pressure
Proficiency in Microsoft Office 
Commitment to social justice and equality
 
Desirable 
Knowledge of the Irish immigration system
Fluency in other languages
Previous experience of information and advocacy work
Previous experience of recording data 
Previous experience of website development and maintenance
 
Application process:
 
To apply please send your CV and a covering letter providing details of your previous work experience, why you want to do this internship and your availability. 

You should email your CV and cover letter to amytyndall@crosscare.ie  with ‘Immigration Case Work Internship’ in the subject line.  

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 30th June 2015
 
Interviews will be held in July 2015
The internship will start in August/September 2015
 
For further information about Crosscare Migrant Project and our work visit: www.migrantproject.ie and www.livinginireland.ie.

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This project is co-financed by the European Commission under the European Integration Fund
and is supported by the Office for the Promotion of Migrant Integration in the Dept of Justice & Equality & Pobal.