Matching Grant/Financial Literacy Intern


Cause Areas


Mon May 14, 2018 - Fri Aug 31, 2018


2300 Henderson Mill Road NEAtlanta, GA 30345
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General Description:
This position will provide qualified interns with experience about grant management through assistance with the Matching Grant Program at New American Pathways. The Matching Grant Program is a federally funded, early self-sufficiency program designed to provide newly arrived refugees with direct financial assistance and intensive employment services so that they can achieve self-sufficiency within 180 days of arrival. The grant requires the recipient organization to raise match at $.50 to the dollar. New American Pathways is required to maintain accurate client case files, track direct financial support to clients, and track matching in-kind and cash donations for this program. In this role, the intern will have opportunities to apply or refine his or her skills relating to grant compliance and supporting self-sufficiency.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assists with enrollment of eligible applicants into the Matching Grant Program
  • Assists in compiling, editing and submitting monthly donation reports
  • Collaborates with Career Services Department to present information through workshops regarding self-sufficiency and financial management
  • Applies for government benefits on behalf of clients as they relate to the program
  • Assists with administrative duties related to client case file accuracy
  • Other duties as necessary

Skills and Competencies:
  • Ability to communicate easily with people of various ethnic and educational backgrounds in written and oral form
  • Organizational and time management skills; ability to prioritize
  • Willingness to gain understanding of the basic refugee experience
  • Strong attention to detail

Interested candidates may submit their application, resume and cover letter to Akheia Bowie at, no phone calls please. This is a non-paid internship. Students may receive credit.


  • Administrative Support
  • Donor Management
  • Program Management
  • Financial Literacy
  • Data Entry
  • Adult Education

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 15/20 hours a week for 3 months

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