Requisition ID: req46356
Job Title: ESOL and Cultural Orientation Intern (Spring Semester 2024)
Employment Category: Intern
Employment Type: Part-Time
Compensation: USD 0.00 - 0.00 Hourly
Location: Charlottesville, VA USA
Work Arrangement: In-person
BACKGROUND: Founded in 1933, the International Rescue Committee is a leading, non-sectarian, non-profit organization providing emergency relief, protection, rehabilitation assistance, resettlement services, and advocacy for refugees and victims of oppression or violent conflict.Domestically, our 28 offices across the U.S. ensure new arrivals have food, shelter, and clothing, and work with refugees to help them gain self-sufficiency.
SCOPE OF WORK: The intern will assist the ESOL and CO teacher with various aspects of the programs. Tasks may include setting up the classroom, making copies, answering clients questions regarding language and culture, assisting with classroom activities, occasionally providing childcare and transportation
Attend ESOL and CO classes on designated days
Arrive a few minutes early to check in with teacher about the days classroom activities
Assist struggling students with class assignments.
Assist with set-up and tear-down during Cultural Orientation
Provide supervision for young children when present.
Help with transportation needs
Other duties as assigned
Record hours and submit completed timesheet for each month via the IRCs online Volunteer Dashboard.Qualifications
Preferred availability for class times- Monday-Thursday 9:30am-11am and Friday 10am-1:30pm
Excellent verbal communication skills
Currently pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree or recent graduate
Patient, reliable, and flexible
Exposure to other cultures and languages is a plus.
While a personal vehicle is not required, it would be helpful on occasion.
This position is unpaid and reports to the Adult Education Specialist.
IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.