Vacancies

Casework Internship with Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI)

Closing date for applications: 5pm Wednesday 7th June 

MRCI is currently looking for interns for a 6-month volunteer placement.

The primary role of the intern case worker is to provide information and assistance and to carry out assessments in the Drop-in Centre (DIC) within MRCI. We encourage applicants from a migrant background.

The duties of the worker are to:

  • Assist in providing information and assistance to migrant workers and their families and to support the work of the DIC team
  • Refer migrant workers to specialist and locally-based organizations who can offer support and advice
  • Assist the DIC coordinator in the implementation of team work plan
  • Conduct and participate in regular analysis of the issues facing migrant workers and their families
  • Complete and maintain manual case files and the computerised case management system
  • Engage in training sessions and courses organized internally and externally with other organizations involved in supporting migrant workers
  • Contribute to the overall work and activities of  MRCI

Relevant induction and ongoing training will be provided to the successful candidate, who will gain valuable knowledge in employment law and immigration policies and procedures.

Hours of work: 25 hours a week 10:00 to 4:00 Monday to Friday

Duration: Six months from June to December 2017 (inclusive)
Reports to: Drop-In Centre Coordinator
Remuneration: Travel and lunch expenses

Criteria:

  • Fluent in English – competence in other languages an advantage
  • Good communication skills
  • Flexibility and the ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Comfortable with MS Office
  • Knowledge of Irish employment and immigration law an advantage

Please send a copy of your CV with a covering letter marked ‘Casework Internship’ to hr@mrci.ie before 5:00 pm on Wednesday 7th June 2017. 

For more information on MRCI and our Internship policy, see www.mrci.ie