Hmong Outreach Intern - stipend position


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When

Mon Sep 11, 2017 - Fri May 04, 2018

Where

The Arc Greater Twin Cities2446 University Ave W Ste 110Saint Paul, MN 55114

About

This stipend eligible position is for the 2017-2018 school year and directly assists with planning, preparation, and distribution of Arc information, services, and programs to participants in the Hmong community and with outreach and advocacy efforts. Make contacts, keep records, gather data and conduct evaluations to ensure The Arc is reaching all constituents and meeting their needs. Intern is expected to demonstrate competence within the areas of communication, problem solving, flexibility, job knowledge, time management, interpersonal relations, ethics, and leadership skills. Specific duties include:

  • Assist staff in expanding Arc programs and services to Hmong speaking communities; i.e. IEP development, health care access, housing access, accessing county services/waivers, etc.
  • Conduct evaluations of Arc advocacy efforts with the Hmong community to ensure needs are met
  • Assist staff in identifying and recruiting Hmong speaking volunteers and resources
  • Assist with Hmong networking groups and initiatives, community meetings and events
  • Identify items to be posted on The Arc’s Facebook page and other social media modalities
  • Cross-collaborate with New Media Intern and/or supervisor to update social media platforms
  • Participate in the annual evaluation of The Arc information, programs and services
  • Participate in other The Arc activities, interests, or initiatives as deemed appropriate

Time Commitment: This is a Hmong outreach and advocacy focused position for the spring and summer 2017. Must be available 10-12 hours a week. Hours are Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm with occasional evenings and weekends required. An exit interview will also be conducted to gauge intern experience and to make recommendations for improvement. Includes a $1000 stipend per term or the utilization of work study if eligible. Must speak Hmong.

If interested please email resume and cover letter to Michelle Thesien at michelletheise@thearcgtc.org.

Skills

  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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