Charlottesville (United States of America)
Background: The International Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future.
Scope of Service: The Education AmeriCorps member will join the Youth Services team as they support newly arrived youth and young adult refugees and immigrants in their short and long-term personal, educational and career goals.This position reports to the Youth Programs Specialist.
•Assist with the planning, coordination, and leading of various activities, such as after school sessions, workshops on a variety of social-emotional learning topics, tutoring, job shadowing, and others as needed
•Coordinate program volunteers
•Document attendance and related program information
•Provide transportation to participants to attend group activities as needed
•Provide assessments to individuals enrolling in program
•Assist with orientations, intakes, and school enrollments
•Assess potential mentors and facilitate match making process for the youth mentoring program
•Provide follow-up support to clients and mentors to ensure ongoing participation and success
•Research and provide career pathway information to participants
•Participate in all program meetings, development activities, and other meetings as needed