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?

Marketing and Communications Intern

General Statement of Duties

The Marketing and Communications Intern (MCI) partners with the Development and Marketing Coordinator to create content that inspires the community by telling the story of Intercambio and its participants. Major tasks include creating and editing a video to be shown at our major fundraising event, as well as refining our messaging in these turbulent political times and creating content for and social media.

Responsibilities

  • The primary task is to create and edit a video about Intercambio that inspires, engages and educates the donor community about the impact of Intercambio in Boulder County.  The deadline for the project is April 14th.
  • This will be done in close partnership with the Development and Marketing Coordinator.
  • As time allows, the intern may also participate in:
  • Creating and managing content that can be used across print, web, social media, video, appeal letters, blog, etc.
  • Creating a portion of Intercambio’s social media posts
  • Implementing communications plan tactics
  • Writes and distributes press releases related to key events and Intercambio’s impact on the community
  • Maintaining up-to-date collateral that communicates the message of Intercambio

Required Qualifications

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; speaks clearly and effectively
  • Proven time and project management skills
  • Excellent people skills; works well as a member of a team
  • Comfortable using and learning new technologies
  • Experience with and skill at using Microsoft Office Applications
  • Passionate about Intercambio mission

Desired Qualifications

  • Skill at using the following: Video editing resources,  Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Adobe Creative Suite and Youtube

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to maye@intercambio.org.

Deadline to apply is February 10, 2017.

School Coordinator

Sites and approximate dates:

April 1 – June 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)

Boulder – exact location TBD (T/Th 6pm-8pm plus additional daytime office hours)

  • 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.