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Alliance for African Assistance

Pathways to Wellness Intern

Project:
Posted: 05.31.16
Contact Information: Joanna Oboza

Joanna@alliance-for-africa.org
Volunteer Description:

 The Pathways to Wellness Intern will be responsible for administering a survey to newly arrived refugees to determine whether they are suffering from mental health issues and need to be referred to a psychologist.

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Keep track of newly arriving families and coordinate a time to meet with each family member to administer the Refugee Health Screener-15
  • Keep track of client’s score on the screener and refer client to AAA’s in-house psychologist or other appropriate services
  • Follow up with clients to ensure they are receiving appropriate services
  • Update case manager on the status of each client, which includes updating the case notes for when services were provided to the client
Requirements:

 Skills needed:

·         Cultural competency

·         Bilingual preferred (Arabic, Farsi, French, Swahili)

·         Background in mental health or psychology

·         Skilled in computers, specifically Microsoft word and Excel

 

·         Organized and proactive

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Send your resume to Joanna@alliance-for-africa.org along with a document answering the following questions:

1.       What about your skill set makes you a good fit for the position you are applying for?

2.       Why do you want to work with refugees?

3.       What are three things you strongly believe in?

 

Maximum length to answer all three questions = ½ page.