We are looking for an Immigration Case Work Intern!
Posted: Wednesday, June 03, 2015
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)
• 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
• 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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.