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17-206: Intern - Emergency Roster Recruitment
Country:Los Angeles, CA or Washington, DC
Department:Human Resources
  
Essential Job Duties/Scope of Work:

International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.


POSITION SUMMARY:


The Intern –Emergency Response Roster Recruitment will learn how to support recruitment for the Emergency Response Unit (ERU) Roster through the updating and maintenance of a roster of active and available Emergency Response professionals and volunteers. The Intern will learn how first responders are screened and prepared for deployment in global emergency responses.  S/he will learn how to update and maintain a current roster and pipeline of experienced professionals using an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) database and manual Excel spreadsheet. 


LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 



  • Learn the types of positions that make up Emergency Response teams and required technical skills and experience to be considered for the Emergency Response Roster  

  • Learn procedures from recruitment through deployment

  • Learn how to use spreadsheets and ATS (Applicant Tracking System) database to maintain, track and search roster members

  • Assist in reviewing resumes, contacting applicants and processing required documents using ATS system

  • Research  supplemental and training information for deploying responders

  • Determine continued eligibility and contact former responders to determine interest in future deployments and processing appropriate paperwork

  • Learn how to review and screen applicants for roster

  • Attend meetings as necessary related to on-going response programs.   


 Compliance & Ethics


 









Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance and ethics throughout International Medical Corps. As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards. Conducts work with the highest level of integrity. Communicates these standards to partners and requires them to adhere to these values.




 



 


 

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate or Masters level student or recent graduate in relevant field (Human Resources or Emergency Response)

  •  Strong written and verbal communication skills in English

  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Strong initiative and interest in learning about international response and recruitment 

  • Work or volunteer experience in International Development or Emergency Response preferred

  • Demonstrated organizational and problem solving skills

  • Demonstrated ability to handle confidential and sensitive information

  • Must have exceptional people skills

  • Willingness to follow all instructions, policies and procedures 


International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran.