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Robert Vega, Director FAC 18 / 2304 Whitis Ave. Stop G6200 78712-1508 • 512-471-7900

Refugee Services of Texas Support Specialist Assistant (Summer/Fall), BTT Gateway Job ID 7029

Fri, May 3, 2013

Refugee Services of Texas Support Specialist Assistant (Summer/Fall), BTT Gateway Job ID 7029

You are: Interested in working with refugees or international populations; Bi- or multi-lingual and looking to practice your language skills (Spanish, Arabic, Nepali, French, Somali, etc) ; A problem solver with strong interpersonal and communication skills who is always ready to learn something new; Hoping to dedicate 15+ hours a week to building your personal and professional skills through an internship for Summer or Fall 2013 

The role encompasses a variety of duties from clerical to communicative, and will put the intern in touch with every program at RST. The intern will learn the ins and outs of programs including: Immigration, Employment, Extended Case Management, Resettlement, and others. They will make referrals within our agency and to other local resources to clients in person and on the phone. They will answer phones, greet clients, and assist with clerical and administrative duties. This requires serious multi-tasking skills, often in multiple languages! The tasks required of interns in this role vary widely, giving interns a strong and diverse base of skills upon completion of the internship.

To apply, please contact the Intern Coordinator, Lauren West, at austin@refugeeservicesoftexas.org. Include your résumé, a cover letter, and the position and semester for which you are interested in applying. Application deadline is 5/3/2013.


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