Job Opportunities

Intercambio is a great group passionate people working together to unite communities and share cultures. We believe that education and understand cultures helps to make our community stronger safer and more prosperous. With offices in Boulder and Longmont, we serve all of Boulder County.

 

Internship Opportunities

Would you like to gain experience working inside a great nonprofit?

School Coordinator

Sites and approximate dates:

June 1 – Aug 31 OR Sept 1 – Nov 30

Longmont Office (T/Th 10am-12pm OR 6pm-8pm plus additional daytime office hours)

Sanchez Elementary in Lafayette (M/W 6pm-8pm plus additional daytime office hours)

Casey Middle School in Boulder (T/Th 6pm-8pm plus additional daytime office hours)

Manhattan Middle School in Boulder (M/W 6pm-8pm plus additional daytime office hours) FALL DATES ONLY

  • Hours of work: 6-10 hours per week (4 hours on site, 2-6 office hours per week)
    Reports to: Program Manager
    Stipend: $600 per term (paid upon completion of term)

General Statement of Duties
He/she will work closely with the Program Manager (PD), the Program Coordinator and Academic Manager (AM) to address the needs of students and teachers. This person will also accurately maintain the management of the class-active student database and will coordinate all on-site student/volunteer management. The strongest candidates will have a desire to enhance cultural understanding. Spanish proficiency is required.

Responsibilities:
School Classes

  • Perform new student orientations which includes registration and level assessments
  • Support in coordinating the first day of class and be on site for the remainder of the term which includes: greeting students, volunteers & assuring classrooms are left in order after class
  • Maintain accurate and timely attendance and database which will include calling students
  • Organize last night potluck celebration (paper goods etc.) and invite students to speak
  • Check email regularly
  • Collect and compile quarterly feedback and compile feedback information for teachers
  • Support staff to proctor, score and enter placement tests
  • Act as last minute sub when teacher emergency arises

Outreach

  • Student calls as appropriate
  • Flyers to retailers/businesses
  • Call class prospects one week prior to orientation and log
  • Call students if they have two unexcused absences later in the term and log

Other

  • Proactively initiate efforts to improve procedures within area of responsibility
  • Attend entire volunteer training

Qualifications
Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills in Spanish and English required. Ability to function effectively in a fluid, sometimes hectic environment. Attention to detail, an ability to manage multiple projects and strong computer skills are also required. Must attend volunteer training and have a deep commitment to the mission of Intercambio.

To apply, send your resume and cover letter to rachel@intercambio.org

Volunteer Outreach Intern (4-6-hrs per week)

Intern Job Description:

  • This will work closely with an Academic Director doing outreach and providing support for volunteer teachers.

Responsibilities:

  • Visiting groups and classes around town to keep volunteers informed of upcoming events.
  • Entering information from assessments into database as necessary
  • Updating information in the computer
  • Developing an outreach plan for potential volunteers
  • Promoting Intercambio to potential volunteers by identifying groups/organizations where we could present, as well as staffing and presenting such events
  • Contributing to constant improvement of the program

Requirements:

  • Must have own transportation (Reimbursed for mileage)
  • Flexible schedule
  • Computer experience
  • Reside in Lafayette, Boulder or Longmont
  • Spanish language skills are a plus

To Apply, please email the following to rachel@intercambio.org:

  • Your resume
  • Your availability/schedule

Home-Assessment Intern (10–15 hours/week)

Intern Job Description:

  • This volunteer position will be working closely with the Program Coordinator with the home classes.
  • Before starting home classes, students must be pre-assessed with an interview and an English test.
  • After home classes have been in session for six months, the students must be post-assessed to record progress.

Responsibilities:

  • Calling home students to set up home assessments
  • Going to the student’s homes in Longmont, Lafayette and Boulder
  • Performing the whole assessment in Spanish
  • Filling out applications, forms and questionnaires with students
  • Entering information from assessments into the database
  • Translating quotes and information from students for Grants
  • Filing information into a folder
  • Determining which students need to be post-assessed
  • Answering messages and phone calls from students
  • Updating information in the computer
  • Contributing to constant improvement of the program
  • Promoting Intercambio to students and volunteers
  • Helping with school classes as needed

Requirements:

  • Must have own transportation (Reimbursed for mileage)
  • Proficient in Spanish
  • Flexible schedule
  • Computer experience
  • Reside in Lafayette, Boulder or Longmont

To apply, send your resume and cover letter to rachel@intercambio.org

  • Your resume
  • Your availability/schedule
  • Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf.