Middle School Program Intern


Cause Areas


Mon May 14, 2018 - Fri Aug 31, 2018


2300 Henderson Mill Road NEAtlanta, GA 30345
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General Description

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.

Key Responsibilities

  • Tutor refugee youth (grades 6-8) 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 6-8 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 volunteerengagement@newamericanpathways.org, no phone calls please. This is a non-paid internship. Students may receive credit.


  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Youth Services
  • Tutoring
  • Administrative Support

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 15-20 hours per week for 3 months

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