Managing Intern/Volunteer

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Ethiopian Community Development Council

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Managing Intern/Volunteer

Reports to: ACC Managing Director

Location: Arlington, Virginia


The Managing Volunteer helps conduct research, assists the Managing Director with program activities, and conducts outreach to develop new relationships and increase local awareness of services, as needed.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assists in the implementation of an Advisory Board for ACC DC Metro.
  • Collects, reviews and analyzes various data points related to the resettlement programs.
  • Works with staff members to compile information on program challenges and best practices.
  • Assists in planning and executing events such as the World Refugee Day, Refugees’ Thanksgiving Dinner, and other similar events.
  • Conducts outreach to build new relationships with local service providers and support services, as needed.
  • Assists in conducting research, as needed.
  • Other tasks as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Interest/Knowledge in domestic refugee resettlement and/or other refugee-focused programs
  • College degree or pursuing a degree in Political Science, International Relations, Global Studies, Conflict Resolution, Social Work, Sociology, Education, or related field
  • Previous experience working in multicultural contexts is desirable
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Flexibility
  • Creativity and initiative to follow through on projects
  • Effective communication and writing skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Ability to plan and manage work to meet deadlines
  • Strong research skills

Learning Outcomes:

  • Increased intercultural communication competency
  • Exposure to basic non-profit operations and environment
  • Knowledge of marginalized populations - challenges and opportunities
  • Ability to relate professionally to and collaborate with diverse individuals in a multicultural environment
  • Increased development of research skills

Time Requirements:

At least 2 full days/week required.

To Apply:

Please submit a (1) cover letter and (2) resume to

Applications are considered on a first come, first served rolling basis.

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