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OrganizationInternational Rescue Committee in Charlottesville (IRC)
TypeFull Time
Application DeadlineJune 24, 2023
College Degree Required?No
Salary RangeSTIPEND: $28,800
Phone(434) 979-7772


Background: The International Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future.

Scope of Service: The Healthy Futures AmeriCorps member will partner with the Family Support team to address barriers to health, wellness and self-sufficiency for refugees and other immigrants with a focus on physical and mental health issues. This position reports to the Health Liaison.

Job Duties


  • Work with the IRC Medical Case Manager to provide care coordination and advocacy for newly arrived families with special medical needs
  • Assist in educating new families on how to access health care services in the community
  • Assist in scheduling medical appointments, as appropriate
  • Assist clients with navigating healthcare and social service systems, including teaching them about transportation support to medical appointments.
  • Help develop health orientation materials to education families on accessing health care
  • Assist clients to access prescriptions and resolve medical billing issues
  • Work with community partners to support and advocate on behalf of IRC families
  • Record client interactions and services in IRC’s electronic database
  • Assist with the management of volunteers and interns on the team
  • Participate in all program meetings, development activities, and other meetings as needed

Skills Required


  • Strong communication skills, with fluency in written and spoken English. Bilingual ability in one of the predominant languages of the local client base is desired.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a multicultural environment
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and consistent access to reliable transportation
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Must be a US citizen or legal permanent resident and authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must commit to one full term of service
  • Must be high school graduates, GED recipients, working toward attaining a high school diploma or GED during their term of service.
  • Must complete a National Service Criminal History check

Additional Info

Apply Online Only:

rescue.org/career or https://rescue.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/41732?c=rescue

LOCATION: Charlottesville, VA

START DATE: December 2022

STIPEND: $28,800


OTHER BENEFITS: Health coverage, childcare coverage, and student loan forbearance if applicable