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405 Urban StreetSuite 400Lakewood, CO 80228


In-home ESL program intern: Help coordinate ESL in-home tutor program. Assist IRC Denver team to facilitate volunteer trainings and pair volunteers with clients.

Number of intern positions available: 1
Time commitment: 5-10 hours per week

  • Assist with the IRC In-Home ESL program
  • Assist with pairing of volunteer tutors and IRC clients
  • Communicate with tutors, clients, and interpreters to schedule introductory meetings
  • Willing to go to client homes to perform introductions and placement tests
  • Communicate with volunteer tutors regularly regarding (but not limited to) submission of hours, monthly feedback surveys
  • Order/maintain supply of ESL materials through Intercambio
  • Communicate regularly with program coordinator via email, phone, meetings
  • Assist program coordinator with workshops for tutors and clients

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


  • Adult Education
  • People Skills
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 5-10 hours per week

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