The Ethiopian Community Development Council, Inc. (ECDC), established in 1983, is a non-profit, community-based organization that advocates on behalf of refugee and immigrant issues; conducts cultural, health education, and socio-economic development programs; and resettles refugees in the U.S. through a network of affiliate partners. While organized to respond initially to the needs of a growing Ethiopian community in the Washington, D.C., area, ECDC from its inception has been serving newcomers from diverse cultural backgrounds. Our clients come from countries such as Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran, Congo, Somalia, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Bhutan, Burma, and China.
The Youth Program Intern will assist the Youth and Special Program Coordinator in implementing program activities. This includes preparing activities for the after school program, planning and possibly teaching workshops on life skills (e.g. healthy study habits, time management, etc.), attending after school sessions for homework help on Tuesday Wednesday, and/or Thursday afternoons, maintaining client files, and other tasks as needed.
This position requires someone who can use MS Office and has a strong interest in working with youth. The selected individual will need to submit a background check eventually and need to have either completed college or be enrolled in an undergraduate program. This opportunity requires at least 2 business days per week.
To apply, please send your resume to Volunteer@ecdcus.org. Position will remain open until filled.
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Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Orientation or Training
- minimum 2 days per week