Youth Programs Intern
Richmond (South Africa)
Background: 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 25 offices across the U.S. ensure new arrivals have food, shelter, and clothing, and work with refugees to help them gain self-sufficiency.
Scope of Work: The youth program at IRC Richmond provides holistic support to school-aged refugee youth to help them meet their educational and career goals. Youth will gain skills and connect with academic and career opportunities to achieve their long-term success.
•Assist with the case management and individualized career and academic advisement services for youth/young adults, including documentation, data entry and file maintenance
•Assist in school orientation for newly arrived families to ensure their understanding of the U.S. school system
•Assist with delivery of career readiness and educational workshops
•Assist in planning and running group social and networking events for youth/young adults
•Help identify local learning opportunities for youth/young adults
Please note this is an unpaid internship.