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Housing and Logistics Intern

Start date: Ongoing

Time Commitment

10-15 hours per week (4 month minimum)

Duties

•Help find homes for upcoming arrivals and newly-arrived families

•Cultivate relationships with new landlords/property managers

•Travel to site visits and meetings at apartment complexes

•Help with apartment set ups and ensure each home has required items

•Coordinate and supervise housing set-up volunteers

•Provide a housing orientation for newly arrived refugee clients and ensure they know how to make rent payments, use appliances and make maintenance requests

•Some heavy lifting and driving a moving truck during housing set-ups required

Skills and Qualifications

  • Enrollment in an institution of higher education as a full or part-time student
  • Experienced with administration, record keeping, and logistics
  • Effective in accomplishing tasks independently - with some guidance
  • Comfortable using Microsoft Office programs (Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Willing to support & complete fieldwork
  • Familiar with housing in the Denver metro area
  • Experienced in outreach & community facing communication
  • Able to develop content and design for outreach materials to share with leasing agents
  • Will have a reliable car, driver's license, proof of insurance (mileage will be reimbursed)
  • Fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and willing to wear a mask while interacting with clients and the public

Learning Objectives:

The Housing and Logistics intern will gain experience navigating the housing market in Denver for the refugee population. They will acquire detailed knowledge about the reception and placement period for newly arrived refugees, funds allocated to refugees, and pubic benefits available for refugees and asylees. They will gain experience advocating for refugees while networking with apartment complexes, landlords, and property managers who will house Denver's newest refugee population.

How to Apply

Complete an online application: Please be sure to indicate which position(s) you are applying for. Applicants must include a resume and cover letter. Incomplete applications (e.g. missing resume or cover letter) will not be considered. 

After submitting your application, you will be contacted by our team if you are selected to move forward in the application process.