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
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
Foreign language proficiency
Applicant should be independent, organized and willing to ride public transportation and/or provide transportation for clients in own vehicle
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.