Health Promotion Intern
|Location:||US - MD - Baltimore|
|Employee Category:||Part Time|
This is an unpaid internship.
BACKGROUND: The International Rescue Committee of Baltimore is a non-profit, non-sectarian refugee resettlement agency dedicated to working together with legally admitted refugees to assist them in rebuilding lives and reuniting families in the greater Baltimore area. A committed staff of professionals and volunteers provide essential resettlement services to refugee families including basic necessities, education, employment, social services and advocacy.
SCOPE OF WORK: Access to health care is an essential component in the resettlement process in the United States as health is a critical component of work, school, family life, and the process of acculturation. Newly-arrived refugee and asylee populations often have prevalent health conditions and concerns which can be effectively addressed through preventative health measures. The Health Promotion Intern will play the vital role of supporting the Public Health Advocate in planning, implementing and evaluating consistent, comprehensive, and culturally-appropriate health education workshops for refugee and asylee clients.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Please apply using our online system. You can also prioritize your application by sending your resume, cover letter, and contact info for 2 references directly to Kafiya Ismail, Volunteer Coordinator (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Karine Nankam, Health Advocate (email@example.com) with the following information listed in the cover letter:
IRC leading the way from harm to home.
IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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