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Education Administrative Intern

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Center for the Integration and Advancement of New Americans, CIANA

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The Center for the Integration& Advancement of New Americans (CIANA) is a social services organization that works to integrate new immigrants from South Asia, the Middle East, North Africa, and Latin America into the socio-economic and civic life of American society while maintaining pride in their cultural heritage. CIANA is seeking an Education Administrative Intern to carry out basic administrative tasks for Education Programs. This is a great opportunity for a college student seeking to complete fieldwork hours and to gain hands-on experience in education or a non-profit organization.

Location:
Hybrid

Key Responsibilities:
 Answer door and welcome guests to the office and direct them to the appropriate staff member,
 Conduct general intakes with clients and provide them with information for the service requested
(ESL, civics, legal, etc)
 Enter new clients’ info into our database and Google Platforms
 Answer the main phone line, respond to inquiries, and take messages when necessary
 Return calls to clients when needed
 Help organize education materials both in the office and online
Additional opportunity available, for those interested in Education:
 Tutoring Elementary and Middle school aged students remotely

Qualifications:
 Interested in Education
 Must have COVID-19 vaccine
 Highly organized and detail-oriented
 Exhibits professional and courteous demeanor and phone etiquette
 Respectful and sensitive to other cultures
 Experience using Google Platforms is strongly preferred
 Fluency in another language (especially Spanish, Bengali, orArabic)

Time Commitment:
 CIANA office hours (Mon. - Fri. 10 AM - 6 PM).
 15 hours, preferably in the mornings

Compensation
Unpaid, but may be completed for academic credit.

Training/Support Provided

Interns will undergo orientation and training.

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About Center for the Integration and Advancement of New Americans, CIANA

Location:

31-09 Newtown Avenue, Suite 411, Astoria, NY 11102, US

Mission Statement

To provide special transitional services which will lead to the successful integration of newcomers into American society while continuing to maintain pride in their own cultural heritage .

Description

Immigrants and refugees will be provided with the tools to emerge from poverty, isolation, and linguistic barriers to become full, productive American citizens. Our services promote family well-being and stability, provide counseling and support services, and expose newcomers to the social, economic and educational opportunities available to them. Professional social services will include ESOL and civics classes, citizenship preparation, adult literacy, child welfare and youth services, legal and immigration assistance, financial literacy, micro credit and finance, employment assistance, and information and referral services. Newcomers will gain a deeper understanding of western culture and how to incorporate its positive qualities into their lives without fear of losing their culture and identity; it will help them shape an identity that encompasses the best of both worlds and prevents their isolation and marginalization.

Community
Education & Literacy
Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

31-09 Newtown AvenueQueens, NY 11102

(40.77329,-73.92863)
 

SKILLS

  • General Education
  • Office Management
  • Administrative Support
  • Data Entry

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Time Commitment:  CIANA office hours (Mon. - Fri. 10 AM - 6 PM).  15 hours, preferably in the mornings 

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