International Rescue Committee (IRC Denver)

Cultural Orientation Intern


Project Term: varies
Est. Hours: 8-10 hrs/wk
Locations: Aurora
Jefferson County
  • Help teach CO to newly arrived refugees
  • Help orient new clients to their neighborhoods (libraries, parks, clothing/grocery stores, etc.)
  • Teach clients how to navigate the bus to the IRC Denver office
  • Create new lesson plans and training to incorporate into CO
  • Help organize CO logistics such as: booking interpreters and locations and ensuring class time doesn’t interfere with other resettlement activities clients may have
  • Provide follow up for individuals needing more assistance after orientation class
  • Identify which subjects clients need more training on and implement training opportunities available for clientsRequired Skills:
  • Applicant should be independent, organized and willing to ride public transportation and/or provide transportation for clients in own vehicle

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit humanitarian organization that works in the U.S. and around the world to help people whose lives and livelihoods have been shattered by conflict and disaster as they survive, recover and regain control of their future. We are one of the nine national resettlement agencies that partner with the U.S. Department of State/Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) to provide services to refugees approved for resettlement through the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program.