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Early Education Intern

Salt Lake City

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Salt Lake City
  • Grade: Internship - Internship
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Education, Learning and Training
  • Closing Date:

Requisition ID: req49808

Job Title: Early Education Intern

Sector: Education

Employment Category: Intern

Employment Type: Part-Time

Compensation: USD 0.00 - 0.00 Hourly

Location: Salt Lake City, UT USA

Work Arrangement: Hybrid

Job Description


Founded in 1933, the International Rescue Committee is a leading, non-sectarian, non-profit organization providing emergency relief, protection, rehabilitation assistance, resettlement services, and advocacy for refugees and victims of oppression or violent conflict.Domestically, our 28 offices across the U.S. ensure new arrivals have food, shelter, and clothing, and work with refugees to help them gain self-sufficiency.


The Early Childhood Education Intern will work under the direction of the Early Childhood Specialist. They will be responsible for supporting educational services for children ages 0 to 4 who are within two years of IRC case management. The Early Childhood Education Intern will complete school enrollment applications for preschool programs such as Head Start, UPSTART online, and public school district programs. The Early Education Intern will also provide logistical support to families, such as transportation orientations, first-day of-school assistance, and follow-up support.


•Screen families with children for potential participation in preschool programs

•Enroll eligible children in early education services/programs

•Provide logistical support to families, such as transportation orientations and first-day-of-school support

•Help caregivers attend essential school events/meetings; act as a liaison for the family at school orientations, parent-teacher meetings, etc.

a.This may include transporting clients in the intern’s personal vehicle or using an IRC vehicle

•Assist in the distribution of Early Childhood Development Kits

•Provide follow-up support to the family as needed

•Ensure proper case noting of services provided

•            Previous experience with youth & education preferred; experience with refugee populations is a plus
•            Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in English; fluency in Swahili, Kinyarwanda, Arabic, Burmese, French, Dari/Farsi, or other language helpful
•            Valid driver’s license and current auto insurance
•            Successful completion of IRC background check

IRC leading the way from harm to home.
IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability. 

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