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Adult Education Intern

Elizabeth (United States of America)

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Elizabeth (United States of America)
  • Grade: Internship
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Education, Learning and Training
  • Closing Date:

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Position: Adult Education Intern

Reports to: Adult Education Coordinator

Term: September 1st 2021 –December 31st 2021

Hours:15-hours/week

Please note this is an unpaid position and requires a background check

BACKGROUND:

The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and over 20 U.S. cities, the IRC restores safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.The IRC New Jersey Regional office’s Education& Learning department aims to meet the educational needs of adult refugee, asylee, and immigrant populations in New Jersey. We offer a variety of classes and services, including English language instruction, Cultural Orientation, College and Career Readiness, and referrals to external educational opportunities. Together, these form a comprehensive multi-faceted program designed to meet the immediate and ongoing education needs of our diverse group of clients.

SCOPE OF WORK: Intern will assist the program Coordinator in supporting diverse client short-and long-term goals.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Enroll adult students and in appropriate classes around NJ
  • Keep track of client communication and follow-up on attendance
  • Maintain timely databases on the different tracking systems
  • Be an advocate for clients’ educational needs with external education service providers
  • Attend weekly supervision meetings with the program Coordinator

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

The Adult Education Intern will:

  1. Get hands-on experience working with refugee populations soon after they arrive in the US
  2. Learn about the refugee resettlement process in NJ
  3. Build communication and outreach skills with different stakeholders
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