Job Readiness Training Intern


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405 Urban StreetSuite 400Lakewood, CO 80228


Job Readiness Training Intern

Intern will work closely with the employment team and will help prepare materials for Job Readiness Training (JRT) attended by refugee classes. The intern will assist in teaching JRT to new arrivals, and coach refugees through searching for, and applying for, jobs in the U.S.

  • Number of intern positions available: 1
  • Start date: August 2018
  • Time Commitment: 8-10 hours per week
  • Duties:
    • Assist in teaching job class to newly arrived refugees
    • Prepare materials for job class
    • Create new curriculum to teach clients about the job process
    • Plan and coordinate when classes will take place
    • Follow up with individuals after class to ensure they have all the skills necessary
    • Ensure clients know how to navigate the bus
    • Help clients understand the paperwork needed to start a job
  • Preferred skills:
    • Foreign language proficiency
    • Experience teaching
  • Required skills:
    • Applicant should be independent, organized and willing to ride public transportation and/or provide transportation for clients in own vehicle
  • Learning objective:
The JRT intern will gain knowledge of the job market available to refugees in Colorado. They will also gain experience working one-on-one with clients, and learn about the obstacles many newly-arrived refugees face in the U.S. They will gain experience in adult education and curriculum development.


  • Resource Development / Management
  • Networking
  • People Skills
  • Critical Thinking
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Community Outreach

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 8-10 hours per week

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