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Internship

Youth Success Coaching and Mentoring Intern

🚀 Summer Internship

Salt Lake City

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  • You must have experience working with youth, be multicultural, flexible, team-oriented, have computer skills, a valid driver's license, and speak a second language. Commitment to 9-month mentorships is preferred.
  • You will serve as a success coach and mentor for refugee young adults, conducting assessments, creating service plans, facilitating workshops, monitoring progress, maintaining documentation, and participating in team meetings.

Summer Internship

Business, Operations & StrategySalt Lake City

Description

  • IRC SLC Youth Program’s Success Coaching and Mentoring internship will pair Interns with a cohort of refugee young adults (ages 15-24) placed in Tiers 2 & 3, allowing interns to gain experience in Individual Service Planning, 1:1 coaching and mentoring, and supportive case management with young adults. Interns will directly support students placed in Tier 2 & 3 by developing an ISP, meeting regularly via one-on-one home visits, office appointments, calls, and messages to follow up on the student’s ISP and discuss progress.
  • Coaches also support youth’s and/or caregivers' involvement in various workshops and other educational opportunities IRC SLC provides.

Requirements

  • Strong desire to work with teenage youth – experience working with youth strongly preferred.
  • Experience working and communicating effectively in a multicultural environment, specifically with refugee and immigrant populations preferred.
  • Motivated, flexible, and able to work independently.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team.
  • Willingness to work some weekends and evenings to meet with mentees.
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Valid UT Driver’s License, access to a vehicle, willingness to drive clients.
  • Understanding of the need to approach and apply case management methods with the goal of client self-sufficiency and sustainability.
  • Fluency in a second language such as Swahili, Kinyarwanda, French, Spanish, Dari, Pashto, Arabic, or Burmese preferred.
  • Preference for interns who can commit to 9-month mentorships beyond the length of the internship, or an extended internship, however, this is not required.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Business, Operations & Strategy

Responsibilities

  • Once onboarded, manage a caseload of up to 5 youth placed in Tiers 2 & 3 of the SCM Program as their identified Success Coach.
  • Conduct mentee assessments to set a baseline for growth and a starting point for service provision.
  • Establish an individual service plan for the 9-month mentorship with newly arrived refugee young adults; provide mentoring, guidance, advocacy, mediation, social activities, and secure translation/interpretation, as needed, for mentee.
  • Facilitate mentee involvement in IRC Skill Building and Social Emotional Asset Development Workshops.
  • Assess and monitor client progress to support their attainment of established goals, address challenges, and ensure that available resources are utilized.
  • Maintain comprehensive case notes and regularly update on the youth’s individual service plan in database(s) and assist with other program tracking and reporting as needed.
  • Participate in staff development and team meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned and/or determined by College and Career Readiness Coordinator.

Details

Work type

Part time

Work mode

hybrid

Location

Salt Lake City