Advocacy Liaison Internship

Programming · Louisville, Kentucky
Department Programming
Employment Type Intern
Minimum Experience Entry-level

Advocacy Liaison Internship


Job summary

will provide meaningful accompaniment to families from the Latinx and immigrant communities. The intern will gain practical work experience in the area of social work, case management, and social human services through a cultural and trauma-informed lens. This intern position supports the promotion of individual growth as well as the empowerment of families and individuals, through connection, advocacy, and case management.


Reports

This position is part of the Community Liaisons team and reports to the Advocacy Community Coordinator. 



Essential Duties and Responsibilities, per Spanish ability:

  • Conducts intake to new accompaniments who call to La Casita 
  • Acts as a liaison between accompaniments with local/national organizations to connect with resources as needed.
  • Maintains up-to-date documentation on Client Track: Case notes and services.
  • Supports families with food requests, diapers 
  • Supports during outreach events to educate the community on available services
  • Supporting in other daily Center activities, as needed. Guidelines and expectations can be discussed further during an interview.



Qualifications:

  • Available to work for a full academic year
  • Fluent Spanish speaking ability
  • Enroll in the program of Social Work, International Studies, Psychology, and/or other related fields
  • Experience working with multilingual and multicultural communities.
  • Comfortable working in teams
  • Ability to work with Gmail, google drive, and zoom
  • Good communication skills, oral and written
  • Experience working with the Latinx Community


Our commitment to Language Justice: Language Justice is an ideology stating that all spoken language is valid and should empower rather than oppress. With this mentality, La Casita communication strategy uses LGBTQ+ inclusive language, and terminology geared accessible to pre-literate Spanish speakers through bilingual social media platforms, visual-based campaigns, and the use of gender-neutral terms in Spanish. This is to promote and increase inclusivity through our messaging.


For the protection of our team and our community, it is our policy that all staff, interns, and in-person volunteers must be fully vaccinated.



If you have any questions don’t hesitate to contact us!

internship@lacasitacenter.org 

Phone: 502-807-9877

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  • Location
    Louisville, Kentucky
  • Department
    Programming
  • Employment Type
    Intern
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level