MPA Job listunpaid internship with International Rescue Committee
sandi.parkes at csbs.utah.edu
Mon May 10 12:43:06 MDT 2004
Ethnic Communities Intern Job Description
The Ethnic Communities Intern at the Salt Lake City office of the
International Rescue Committee will serve in an assistant capacity to
the Ethnic Communities Coordinator. The internship will provide the
selected intern with experience working in a nonprofit organization and
provide a thorough understanding of issues facing the refugee community.
The intern will also gain knowledge of community organizing and
nonprofit management issues, experience in newsletter publication,
resource development, outreach, and event organization. The internship
is an unpaid position. Hours are flexible but, depending on event dates,
may require specific evenings and weekends. The position will require an
estimated 15 hours per week.
" Somali Bantu Community Assist in implementing a training plan
developed by Master of Social Work students from the University of Utah
for leaders in the newly arriving Somali Bantu community. Help
coordinate other leadership and computer trainings for the community.
" Website and Graphic Design Search for community resources to assist
refugee community organizations with website development, web hosting,
and graphic design of organizational brochures, etc.
" Refugee Association Directory Develop directory and keep it
up-to-date with accurate contact information and service descriptions.
In the process of contacting these organizations, assess community needs
and note ideas for trainings and resources to meet those needs.
" Monthly Newsletter Produce a monthly newsletter for the refugee
community. Develop a format for the newsletter (pdf and e-newsletter),
research potential topics of interest, include community events, news
and information relating to refugee issues nationally and locally,
services and programs available to refugees, and grant/funding
" Training/Information Sessions Assist in planning training and
information sessions for refugee community-based organizations on topics
relating to nonprofit management and capacity building.
In addition to the above project areas, other duties may be assigned as
To apply please contact Mary Beth Hartenstine at 801.328.1091 ext. 105.
Public Administration Education
sandi.parkes at cppa.utah.edu
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