Refugee Program Support Internship

Position: Refugee Program Support Internship

Employer: World Renew

Location: Burlington, ON

Deadline: March 8, 2020

Employment Type: Internship

Position Level: Entry Level

Salary Range:

Closing Date: March 8, 2020

Full Description

Brief Description:

World Renew is looking for an intern to support the World Renew Refugee Program in Canada by implementing the sponsorship monitoring program. Support for World Renew's monitoring program will assist in ensuring compliance with government policy and regulations of the Private Sponsorship of Refugees (PSR) program. The intern will distribute monitoring questionnaires, conduct interviews and follow up with sponsors and newcomers. World Renew is a Sponsorship Agreement Holder (SAH) organization and as such has an agreement with Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to resettle refugees to Canada. The intern will assist in strengthening the monitoring program of World Renew through assessment of tools of monitoring approaches of other Sponsorship Agreement Holder (SAH) organizations. As time permits, the intern will support the World Renew Canada Refugee team in other areas such as with sponsorship applications and other duties as assigned by supervisor.

General Duties and Responsibilities:

Learn and absorb:
a. Learn basic history and terminology of World Renew in general and more specifically of the Refugee Program (what we do, who staff are, who we work with, what roles staff play, what World Renew’s vision and mission are, etc.).
b. Meet with key World Renew staff across team functions to gain a balanced perspective of what it takes to operate this ministry
c. Attend the Refugee Program and other World Renew Team meetings as requested

Refugee Team Support

The intern will support the refugee program manager and team members in:
a. Distribution of questionnaires to sponsors and newcomers
b. Follow up with sponsors and newcomers to ensure questionnaires are completed and submitted in a timely manner
c. Interview sponsors and newcomers
d. Compile results gathered from questionnaires in monitoring reports
e. Research monitoring approaches by other Sponsorship Agreement Holder (SAH) organizations to strengthen the tools and systems of World Renew’s monitoring program

More details about this opportunity, and the link to apply can be found here: The application deadline for this internship is March 8, 2020.

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