Stage posté par International Rescue Committee - Atlanta Volunteer Office
Publié le : 9 janv. 2013
The New Roots Intern reports directly to the Community Integration Manager and supports efforts under IRC's New Roots program. New Roots focuses on bringing refugees together to build connections with their new homes through nutrition, healthy lifestyles, and community gardening. The New Roots program in Atlanta is currently comprised primarily of educational and material support around food and nutrition and we are actively looking to expand into urban and community gardening.
• Research potential garden sites and innovative garden techniques that can be replicated
• Act as a point of contact and liaison with clients, community groups, and partner agencies to help support and organize New Roots efforts
• Work with clients to identify needs and ways to meet these in regards to nutrition and food security
• Support IRC in developing educational tools and opportunities around nutrition and healthy lifestyles
• Develop stories, postings, and other online and social media material
• Strong interest in working with international clients
• Proven ability to work with consideration and respect for cross-cultural differences
• Excellent communication and project management skills
• Ability to work independently and take initiative
• The ideal candidate will have some technical knowledge and experience in urban gardening and organizing.
• Interns must be able to work at least 15 hours a week
• Internship is from October to April
• Some weekend and/or evening hours in addition to regular business hours will be required
For more information or to apply, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at VolunteerATL@Rescue.org or 678-636-8928.
To learn more about us, please visit the IRC website at www.Rescue.org/Atlanta