Fall Programming Internship - Spanish, Arabic and Farsi/Dari Speakers


Cause Areas


Mon Aug 28, 2017 - Fri Dec 29, 2017


505 N. Tustin Ave., Suite 280Santa Ana, CA 92705


Role and Responsibilities

The Tiyya Foundation is seeking an intern to assist in ensuring that the program delivery and outcomes are in accordance with the mission and values of the organization. To communicate with our diverse clientele, we are in need of language skills in Spanish, Arabic and Farsi/Dari. The candidate will work closely with the Program Manager in coordinating several programs including summer youth activities and our diaper program, and Case Management. Specific tasks include:

  • Email and phone correspondence with staff, VESL instructors, volunteers, and clients

  • Provide translation services (if applicable)

  • Assist the Program Manager in the coordination of the Youth Tutoring and Soccer Programs

  • Assist in event planning for our annual back to school event, where we host all our clients and give them school supplies

  • Provide administrative support related to intake process, client tracking, and referral for services

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university, or currently enrolled in degree-seeking program

  • ESL Certification a plus

  • Reliable vehicle and insurance

Preferred Skills

  • Ability to work independently and manage time efficiently

  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills, working with diverse populations

  • Anticipates challenges, develops and implements strategies for addressing them

  • Bilingual Capacity: English/Arabic, English/Farsi, English/Spanish

  • Previous ESL experience is a plus but not required


  • Data Entry
  • Office Management
  • Program Management
  • Customer Service
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible

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