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Management Intern, Refugee Youth Summer Academy

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Scope of Work:

The Refugee Youth Summer Academy (RYSA) is a six-week program focusing on preparing newly arrived refugee youth to succeed at their grade level in the New York City public school system. Up to 130 students from ages 5 – 21 from over 20 countries will participate in academic, creative arts, physical education, and life skills classes. Field Trips are held on Fridays.

The Management Intern will assist the Education & Learning Manager to oversee the operation of the Refugee Youth Summer Academy and support the Academy’s daily needs. Based at the IRC-NY main office but working as needed on-site at the Summer Academy, the Management Intern will support communication and coordination between the Summer Academy site staff and the main office. The Management Intern will focus primarily on external relations, donor reporting, and personnel support, but overall provide logistical and organizational support to the Education & Learning Manager, assist with key management responsibilities, and help to ensure that special projects and events are a success.
 

This is an unpaid internship.

Essential Job Function:

Assist with pre-program preparations and day to day operations and management of the Refugee Youth Summer Academy

Facilitate communication between the Summer Academy site and IRC-NY main offices

Support logistics of RYSA program and special events

Provide onboarding and exit support for a team of 60+ temporary staff and volunteers

Produce program materials according to branding guidelines

Manage special projects as assigned

Complete post-program data analysis and internal reporting

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