International Rescue Committee (IRC Denver)

Transportation Education Intern

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Project Term: varies
Est. Hours: 8-10 hrs/wk
Locations: Aurora
Denver
Jefferson County

Intern will work with the Supplemental Skills Trainer to help design and implement programs to promote client self-sufficiency in public transportation education. The intern will teach clients to get to and from meetings, classes and work on public transportation.

Duties:

  • Design programs and trainings to help teach clients to utilize public transportation
  • Support Transportation Trainer volunteers
  • Teach clients how to use smartphone resources to navigate public transportation

Preferred skills:

  • Foreign language proficiency
  • Experience teaching

Required skills:

  • Applicant should be independent, organized and willing to ride public transportation and/or provide transportation for clients in own vehicle

Learning objective:

  • The Transportation Education intern will gain knowledge of the putting together and implementing training curriculums for international populations and limited English language speakers. They will also gain experience working one-on-one with clients, and learn about the obstacles many newly-arrived refugees face in the U.S.

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.