URBAN REFUGEES (UR) is a non-profit working to improve the lives of urban refugees and internally displaced people in countries of first asylum. We believe that solutions to the global refugee crisis exist and that they take roots in refugee communities. We partner with refugees and Internally Displaced Persons to ensure that their voices are heard and that they have a place at the table. We provide technical and financial support to their community organizations and advocate for their recognition as key stakeholders in responses.
This role improves the lives of refugees by identifying and recruiting the next cohort of refugee led organizations (RLOs) to benefit from UR’s capacity building program, identifying potential future funding sources, and growing UR’s global network of RLOs. The position will have use of office space located in Manhattan on 37th Street off 5th Avenue and is a paid internship.
Under the direction of a US board member who is an expert in the field of refugee protection and working with UR’s founder and staff in Paris, you will,
-Strong interest in refugee and migration issues and desire to have a positive impact on them
-Effective research skills
-Ability to manage several projects simultaneously
-Clear written and verbal communication skills
-Student in relevant field
Please respond with a resume and cover letter explaining how you meet the qualifications and your interest in this position.
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