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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

405 Urban StreetSuite 400Lakewood, CO 80228

About

English education intern: Assist with ESL enrollments and transportation.

Number of intern positions available: 2

Time Commitment: 10-15 hours per week

Start date: ASAP

  • Help clients enroll in ESL programs throughout Denver metro area
  • Help clients become familiar with transportation to and from ESL locations
  • Provide bus training to new clients
  • Research new ESL programs (location, schedule, levels, registration process and fees)
  • Administrative tasks as needed, including case noting enrollments, attendance and interactions
  • Ensure that clients are attending English as a Second Language (ESL) and follow-up with clients who are not attending class regularly
  • Must be comfortable taking the bus

General information

  • 3-4 month commitment. Hours per week varies by position
  • Hours must be completed during normal business hours (i.e. Monday-Friday between 8:30 am - 4:30 pm unless otherwise stated)
  • Enrollment in a bachelor’s or postgraduate degree program or pursuing a relevant career
  • An interest in international and refugee issues
  • Must be reliable and willing to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must be flexible and willing to help other teams and departments as needed
  • A willingness to learn about the diverse ethnic backgrounds of clients and adhere to IRC volunteer and workplace policies
  • Ability and willingness to drive clients to and from appointments and/or help teach clients to take public transportation
  • Proficiency in other languages, particularly Arabic, Somali, Farsi, Dari or Swahili highly desirable

Skills

  • Adult Education
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Critical Thinking
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 10-15 hours per week

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