Requisition ID: req46431
Job Title: Youth and Education Intern
Sector: Youth Services
Employment Category: Intern
Employment Type: Part-Time
Compensation: USD 0.00 - 0.00 Hourly
Location: Salt Lake City, UT USA
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 Youth and Education Intern will support the Youth and Education Specialist and the rest of the Education team in enrolling new refugee students in school by providing training to families and completing school enrollment paperwork. The intern will also provide logistical support to help students learn how to get to school such as walking and bus orientations on the first day of school. The intern will support other youth program services as needed.
Make phone calls and conduct home visits to newly arrived families for education intake appointments
Gather clients documents and complete school enrollment applications for refugee students
Teach students how to walk or take the bus to school and coordinate logistics with Education team
Build positive relationships with refugee youth and create fun and supportive environment
Organize and put together school backpacks with school supplies for new students
Assist with client transportation needs to appointments
Other related duties as assigned including monthly office support & reception coverage Qualifications
Outgoing & independent; able to accomplish tasks efficiently and in a timely manner
Must be currently enrolled in a graduate/undergraduate program, or have graduated less than 6 months ago
Valid drivers license and current auto insurance
Successful completion of IRC background check
Commitment to full internship term
Available for some early mornings appointments (7:00am) to support first day of school logistics
Minimum of 10 hours per week.
Start Date: January 15th, 2024
IRC leading the way from harm to home.
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.