Matching Grant/Financial Literacy Intern


Cause Areas


Mon Jan 09, 2017 - Sat Apr 29, 2017


2300 Henderson Mill Road NEAtlanta, GA 30345


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 Mary Cash at, no phone calls please. This is a non-paid internship. Students may receive credit.


  • Administrative Support
  • Donor Management
  • Program Management
  • Financial Literacy

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4-months
  • Submit a resume & cover letter to Mary Cash at
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