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INTERNATIONAL RESCUE COMMITTEE INC

  • 7 people are interested
IRCDENVER

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

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About INTERNATIONAL RESCUE COMMITTEE INC

Location:

1873 S. Bellaire St., 5th Floor, Denver, CO 80222, US

Mission Statement

The International Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover and regain control of their future.

Description

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit humanitarian organization that works in the U.S. and around the world to help people whose lives and livelihoods have been shattered by conflict and disaster as they survive, recover and regain control of their future. We are one of the nine national resettlement agencies that partner with the U.S. Department of State/Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) to provide services to refugees approved for resettlement through the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program.
The International Rescue Committee provides opportunities for refugees, asylees, victims of human trafficking, survivors of torture, and other immigrants to thrive in America. Each year, thousands of people, forced to flee violence and persecution, are welcomed by the people of the United States into the safety and freedom of America. These individuals have survived against incredible odds. The IRC works with government bodies, civil society actors, and local volunteers to help them translate their past experiences into assets that are valuable to their new communities. In Denver and other offices across the country, the IRC helps them to rebuild their lives.

Community
Education & Literacy
Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

405 Urban StreetSuite 400Lakewood, CO 80228

(39.72362,-105.13467)
 

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

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

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