Client Job Training Intern
San Diego (United States of America)
SCOPE OF INTERN WORK: IRC’s MAKE (Merging Agriculture, Kitchens, and Employment) Projects uses food-based programs – urban farming, commercial food production, a café, special events, weekly CSA newsletter and monthly food and culture journal – as an educational platform for refugees, immigrant and low-income individuals to move to self-sufficiency in San Diego. See our Instagram @ircmake_sd to learn more about what we do.
The Social Enterprise Projects Intern (Project Intern) will support one of the department’s job-training social enterprises: Project CHOP, Youth FarmWorks and MAKE Publishing.The Project Intern will have a direct role in working with clients one on one both virtually and in person to help increase their confidence and job readiness skills. The Project Interns will also be trained to be part of the program’s enterprise operations to be able to work alongside project participants and thus, model good job skills as well as practicing written and spoken vocational English.
·English coaching and job readiness skills development
·Participant outcome evaluations and reporting
·Support our food catering company, café, urban farm CSA/farmstand and MAKE Publishing operations alongside participants
·Employer outreach and community partnerships, as needed
1. To understand hands-on, community-based social enterprise programming
2. To understand non-profit operations and sustainability, e.g. grant outcomes, monitoring/evaluation and fundraising
3. To understand the employment and educational needs of refugees, immigrants and low-income individuals in San Diego County