International Rescue Committee (IRC)

English Language Instruction Intern

Learning English is a crucial skill to helping refugees adjust to life in their new country. The IRC Atlanta Education Team provides several levels of English Language classes. Instruction is focused on developing communication skills for real world situations, such as shopping, public transportation, employment, and other daily living skills. Classes are held at Monday through Thursday between 9:30 am and 2:00 pm. 

  Responsibilities: 
  • Assist instructor in daily classroom activities, including one-on-one tutoring, leading small group conversational practice, and teaching specific components of the curriculum
  • Support program activities by researching new curriculum content and preparing educational materials as requested by instructor
  • Assist instructor to administer assessment tools to evaluate students’ progress during course of study and appropriate placement into a class level
  • Assist with record-keeping, data entry, and file maintenance to support program administration 
Qualifications: 
  • Fluent spoken and written English
  • Previous teaching experience a plus
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Comfortable working in a cross-cultural environment
  • Desire to work with refugees 
  For more information or to apply, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at VolunteerATL@Rescue.org or 678-636-8928.