Our diverse youth programs, which include afterschool and summer camp programming, help refugee students overcome past and present challenges and move quickly down the road to academic and social success. New American Pathways offers a proven academic afterschool program to 180 ELL students in four high-need DeKalb County schools. Afterschool activities provide all students with free tutoring and mentoring, enrichment activities, nutritious snacks, and transportation.
Tutor refugee youth (grades K-5) in all academic subjects, specifically focusing on literacy skills, self-sufficiency, creativity, and academic progress
Assist summer program staff and AmeriCorps members with daily lessons and activities
Maintain organization and cleanliness of the classrooms and all other spaces utilized
Participate in recreational and enrichment activities with students
Maintain punctuality and good attendance; notify the Site Supervisor in the event of lateness or unexpected absence, and follow the organization’s protocol for planned absences
Help create a welcoming environment where all students feel safe and important
Skills and Competencies
Sensitivity to people of all cultures, ethnicities, and religious backgrounds
Submit to a criminal background check
Dependable and committed to the safety, health, and well-being of refugee youth
Computer competency in MS Windows and MS Word
At least 18 years of age and able to be physically active and mentally prepared to work with refugee youth of different ages, abilities, and backgrounds
Experience working with youth in grades K-5 in an educational setting, preferably with refugee and/or immigrant youth
Commitment to organization’s mission and serving refugees
TO APPLY: Interested candidates may submit their application, resume and cover letter to Akheia Bowie at firstname.lastname@example.org, no phone calls please. This is a non-paid internship. Students may receive credit.