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English Education Intern

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INTERNATIONAL RESCUE COMMITTEE INC

  • 23 people are interested
IRCDENVER

The English Education Intern will play a vital role in helping clients access English language resources in their new community. The intern will work closely with the Supplemental Skills Trainer to understand the needs of clients and how to best support them as they learn English.

Time Commitment: 8-10 hours per week (3 month minimum; 6+ months preferred) ​

Duties:

  • Assist newly-arrived refugees to enroll in ESL program throughout the community ​
  • Check-in with clients who have low ESL class attendance and help problem-solve to address the barriers to better attendance ​
  • Pair volunteer ESL tutors with clients and facilitate their first meeting ​
  • Support volunteer ESL tutors as training needs and questions arise ​
  • Help develop ESL material for clients wanting to learn on their own​
  • Partner with current contracted ESL providers and identify additional resources available to clients in their neighborhoods​

Preferred Skills:

  • Foreign language proficiency​
  • Teaching experience ​

Required Skills:

  • Reliable vehicle to provide transportation or willingness to take and teach clients to take public transportation ​

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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.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Education & Literacy
Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1873 S. Bellaire St.5th FloorDenver, CO 80222

(39.68294,-104.93772)
 

SKILLS

  • Case Work / Management
  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Translation

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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