International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Refugee Youth Program Education Intern

Job Title: Intern, Refugee Youth Program Education

Country Profile: US Programs

Location: Tucson, AZ

Position Description:The Refugee Youth Program Education Intern reports directly to the Youth Program Coordinator. This position will assist the Youth Program Coordinator to establish and maintain a youth program which addresses the after school needs of refugee youth in Tucson.  Responsibilities:
  •  Assist Youth Program Coordinator with the following:
    • In consultation with other service providers and refugee youth in Tucson, develop and implement the Refugee Youth Coalition and the IRC Refugee Youth Program.
    • Research, design and implement leadership curriculum for the Refugee Youth Coalition.
    • Provide ongoing training to Refugee Youth Coalition Leadership and supervise their work
    • Organize and conduct outreach efforts with refugee youth in Tucson
    • Assure all paper work and reports are completed accurately and in a timely manner
  • Communicate and coordinate regularly with the Center for Well-Being Program Manager to ensure that services are being delivered effectively and in a timely manner.
  • Attend required staff meetings.
  • Assist with projects and administrative duties as assigned by the Center for Well-Being Program Manager.
Requirements:
  • Pursuing a degree in education or youth services related field
  • One year experience in youth programming or teaching
  • Microsoft Office Proficiency
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in a foreign language is preferred, but not required
  • Strong intercultural communication skills and demonstrated ability to work effectively with people from other cultural backgrounds
  • Must have driver’s license, vehicle, auto insurance, and clean driving record

 

Commitment:

  • Minimum commitment of 10 hours/week for 3 month
  • Availability during IRC business hours (M-F, 8:30am to 5pm) and occasional Saturdays

 

Reports To: Center for Well-Being Youth Program Coordinator

 

To Apply:
Submit a resume, cover letter, and internship application to the Internship Coordinator, at VolunteerTucson@Rescue.org. Some positions may require additional documents. Applicants will not be contacted for interviews until all materials are received.
 

 

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