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Mon Jan 09, 2017 - Sat Apr 29, 2017


2300 Henderson Mill Road NEAtlanta, GA 30345


This position is intended to provide qualified interns with an experience of working one-on-one with refugee clients from all over the globe. In this role, the intern will have the opportunity to refine his/her inter-cultural communication skills, expend his/her knowledge base a variety of cultures, and observe the refugee experience from arrival to the U.S. through the initial phases cultural adjustment.


  • Assist in conducting public transportation orientation (MARTA) for newly arrived refugees
  • Assists with new arrival airport pick-ups and apartment set-ups
  • Assists in initial orientation session to the United States for newly arrived families
  • Visits refugee families to assess their needs and progress toward self-sufficiency by introducing general American cultural concepts through explanation and example:
    • Provides assistance with community orientation and home management
    • Instructs clients with social adjustment activities (public transit/shopping/budgeting/etc.)
    • Completes case file documentation
    • Attends meetings with outside stakeholders along with New American Pathways staff members
    • Assists clients in scheduling and attending appointments
    • Assists in grocery shopping for clients


  • Ability to communicate with people of various ethnic and cultural backgrounds; cultural sensitivity
  • Strong organization skills; the ability to multitask and maintain focus in a fast-paced environment
  • Willingness to gain understanding of basic refugee experience; sensitive to the refugees’ histories
  • Basic computer skills
  • Bilingual skills are a plus, but not required not required


Interested candidates may submit their application, resume and cover letter to Mary Cash at volunteerengagement@newamericanpathways.org, no phone calls please. This is a non-paid internship. Students may receive credit.


  • Administrative Support
  • Resource Development / Management
  • Case Work / Management
  • Data Entry

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4-months
  • Submit resume & cover letter to Mary Cash at volunteerengagement@newamericanpathways.org
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