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Youth Programs Intern (Summer 2024)

🚀 Summer Internship


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  • You must have strong interpersonal skills and be willing to work with refugees, have occasional availability on evenings and weekends, own a car with insurance, be flexible and accommodating, and preferably speak a client language.
  • You will assist with youth programs, plan activities, provide transportation, offer administrative support, and respect cultural differences while supporting refugee clients.

Summer Internship

Business, Operations & StrategyCharlottesville


  • The Youth Programs Intern will work closely with the IRC School Specialists and Mentoring Specialist to support youth and their families as they work to achieve their goals related to academic and vocational areas of interest, and social integration. This may include coordination with schools, administrative tasks, and transportation assistance for various field trips and school related activities.


  • Strong interpersonal skills and interest in working with the refugee community
  • Occasional evening or weekend availability
  • Ownership of a car and a valid driver’s license and car insurance
  • Willingness to be flexible and accommodating to client needs
  • Ability to converse in a client language is strongly preferred

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Business, Operations & Strategy


  • Attend Volunteer/Intern Orientation.
  • Contribute to the planning and coordination of various activities, such as after-school tutoring, college prep workshops, and monthly outings or field trips. Most work is from 9a-5p, with occasional evenings or weekend activities, or appointments in the early mornings for things such as school bus orientations.
  • Administrative support (phone calls, filing, data entry, collected signed paperwork, etc.)
  • Provide transportation for clients and their families to appointments.
  • Assist with preschool and school enrollments. Duties include completing school enrollment paperwork, collecting documents, obtaining parental signatures, and delivering forms to schools.
  • Be sensitive to the cultural and personality differences of the refugee clients. Respect their beliefs and values, which may differ from yours.
  • Record hours and submit completed timesheet for each month via the IRC’s online Volunteer Dashboard.


Work type

Part time

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