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Community Relations Intern
International Rescue Committee New York, NY

Community Relations Intern

International Rescue Committee
New York, NY
Expired: April 13, 2024 Applications are no longer accepted.
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The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world's worst humanitarian crises, helping to restore health, safety, education, economic wellbeing, and power to people devastated by conflict and disaster. Founded in 1933 at the call of Albert Einstein, the IRC is one of the world's largest international humanitarian non-governmental organizations (INGO), at work in more than 40 countries and more than 25 U.S. cities helping people to survive, reclaim control of their future and strengthen their communities. A force for humanity, IRC employees delivers lasting impact by restoring safety, dignity and hope to millions. If you're a solutions-driven, passionate change-maker, come join us in positively impacting the lives of millions of people world-wide for a better future.

TITLE:Community Relations Intern (Remote/Hybrid)
LOCATION:New York Resettlement Office, 263 West 38th Street, Manhattan, New York
REPORTS TO:Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator(s) and Community Relations Officer
Duration:November 2023 - May 2024


The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world's worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. At work in over 40 countries and 26 U.S. cities to restore safety, dignity and hope, the IRC leads the way from harm to home.


This internship is located within the New York/New Jersey Resettlement, Asylum and Integration (RAI) Office located at 263 West 38th Street, Manhattan, New York. The Community Relations Intern will work closely with the Volunteer Coordinator(s) and Community Relations Officer under the Development and Communications Department at RAI.


  • The Community Relations Intern will help the volunteer coordinator(s) recruit, screen, train, and supervise recruited volunteers, and mentors; provide on-going support and guidance;
  • Assist Volunteer Coordinator in maintaining accurate, up-to-date data across pertinent databases;
  • Record and analyze program data pertaining to volunteers and interns.
  • Compile and post volunteer and intern descriptions as needed;
  • Assist in managing volunteer and intern timesheets and timesheet entries each month.
  • Conduct outreach, networking activities, and other advertising to recruit and educate, volunteers, and partners as needed.
  • Help oversee the onboarding and exit process for all interns and volunteers. This includes processing background checks, setting up and closing IRC accounts, leading general orientation sessions, and managing other situations as needed.
  • Help liaise actively with program managers and other staff members on intern/volunteer opportunities for their respective programs.

Standard of Professional Conduct:The IRC and the IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in the IRC Way - our Code of Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, Accountability, and Equality.

Commitment to Gender, Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion: The IRC is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, respectful, and safe work environment where all persons are treated fairly, with dignity and respect. The IRC expressly prohibits and will not tolerate discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or bullying of the IRC persons in any work setting. We aim to increase the representation of women, people that are from country and communities we serve, and people who identify as races and ethnicities that are under-represented in global power structures.


International Rescue Committee

New York, NY
10168 USA



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