Fall 2019 Internships

REFUGEE JOB READINESS PROGRAM (PAID Internship - Application Deadline: August 15, 2019)

COLLEGE SPECIALIST

Prepare Youth for College. Support and inspire refugee youth seeking to go to college. You will help prepare youth for college by engaging in one-on-one coaching sessions, running the Refugee Leaders Scholarship (RLS) Program, and overseeing the Alumni Mentoring Program (AMP). You will ultimately become a bridge to higher education and empower youth to achieve their educational goals.

EMPLOYMENT MANAGEMENT

Strengthen Cultural Awareness.  Observe refugees’ progress and achievements toward self-sufficiency by collecting outcomes and data as an Employment Management Intern at ACC.  Leverage your organizational skills and detail-orientation in a diverse team-based setting as you play a part in improving the lives of refugees in our community.

EMPLOYMENT SERVICES

Teach. Coach. Improve. Use your training skills and creative thinking to meet the educational needs of refugees in our community as an Employment Services Intern. Provide job coaching and assistance to refugees to help them become self-sufficient and enhance their career opportunities by facilitating employment skill development. 

FINANCE

Promote Financial Stability.  Apply your financial skills to the non-profit world and impact the financial stability of our refugee community.  As a Finance Intern at the ACC, you’ll process and maintain ACC’s financial records, ensuring the organization can continue to provide critical services to the ACC community.

HEALTH COORDINATION

Play a Role in Driving Refugees Towards Independent Healthcare Access!  Help refugee families by coordinating healthcare services, making appointments and directly providing transportation within the Denver healthcare systems as a Health Coordination Intern.  You will also assist with health orientation for new arrivals and leverage your interest in community healthcare access and navigation by working to develop ACC’s health services programs to become more robust and supportive.

MATCH GRANT

Expand Non-Profit Knowledge.  Gain a stronger knowledge of non-profit programming and implementation as a Match Grant Intern.  In this role, you will provide intensive support to refugees as they advance toward self-sufficiency by creating employment and career plans and referring match grant participants to necessary training programs.

REFUGEE SCHOOL IMPACT PROGRAM (RSIP)

Make an Impact Through Programming. Provide opportunities for newcomers to become involved in groups that positively support their integration and emotional well-being, while inviting them to grow and experiment with leadership, service-learning, and community-building in the United States. Lead programs and help facilitate meaningful connections with refugee youth!

Fall Internships

SCHOOL FAMILY LIAISON

Improve Refugee Independence. Ensure a successful path to education for refugee youth as a School Family Liaison.  Responsibilities include filling out registration forms, driving families to district and school registration offices, and helping families navigate school-related issues. In addition, you’ll increase your awareness of the challenges faced by marginalized populations.

WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT

Aid Clients Toward Self-Sufficiency. As a Women’s Empowerment Intern, you will assist in creating and facilitating group programs provided primarily for single mother households. This role will interact directly with clients within the ACC community and ultimately improve lives of the under-served refugee population.

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

Increase Intercultural Experience. The Workforce Development Intern, as part of the TANF Team (Temporary Assistance Needy Families), will assist newly arrived refugees in navigating the social services systems. You will work directly with community members and gain experience in a non-profit human services environment at the ACC.

YOUTH EMPLOYMENT SPECIALIST

Connect Youth to Job Opportunities. Help prepare youth for job readiness. You will mentor and assist students with all things job related. Take part in an exciting opportunity to develop a job shadowing program and be the link to the job world that our youth community needs!

YOUTH CRISIS INTERVENTION

Connect. Empower. Promote Stability. As a Youth Crisis Intervention Intern, you will assist the Youth Program Manager in coordinating and providing linguistically and culturally appropriate services for crisis intervention and stabilization of refugee cases. Provide intensive case management in all aspects of family stabilization services including but not limited to: domestic violence/sexual assault, mental health, LGBTQ services, child welfare, court cases, substance abuse, and financial crisis concerns. (MASTER’S OF SOCIAL WORK CANDIDATES ONLY)

CASE MANAGEMENT

Support. Serve. Improve.  Leverage your interpersonal and organization skills as a Case Management Intern. In this role, you will assist case managers in resettlement activities for newly arrived refugees and help them navigate social service systems in order to access the benefits available to them and ensure they have a strong start in their new home.