Youth Education Intern
Position Title: Youth Education Intern Compensation: Unpaid internship Reports to: IRC NYC Youth Education Coordinator Position term: January 2022-May 2022 Position Hours: 15 hours/week
Background: Since its inception in 1999, the IRC NYC Youth Education Department has developed partnerships with New York City public schools, community-based organizations and local colleges and universities to provide refugee youth with year-round academic support, literacy training, and enrichment activities. The IRC NYC Youth Education Department programs provide refugee and immigrant youth with linguistically supportive, culturally responsive, trauma-informed learning opportunities.
Essential Position Functions:
- Operationalize and monitor recruitment and hiring processes for IRC Youth Tutoring, including: - Managing promotion of volunteer job description - Conducting preliminary resume screening - Tracking application status - Communicating with IRC Community Partnerships department via professional email correspondence - Communicating with applicants via professional email correspondence - Compiling and organizing all applicant files, digitally - Monitor IRC Youth Tutor case note and SMART Goal completion - Manage IRC Youth Tutoring and IRC Leaders in Training programmatic data monitoring and evaluation (M&E) and draft final program reports - Update and create Youth Education department promotional materials, including securing accurate translations - Planning virtual college tours for the Leaders in Training program - Other duties as assigned
Learning Objectives: The Youth Education Intern will:
- Learn how to manage a large-scale volunteer hiring process for roughly 20 positions from the initial application stage to finalizing hiring paperwork - Learn how to manage monitoring and evaluation for complex educational programs - Learn about the various management responsibilities of interdependent educational programs - Learn about inter- and intra-departmental coordination processes across IRC in service of youth education programming