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Youth Development Intern

United States

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United States
  • Country: USA
  • Vacancies No: N/A
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  • Education: Undergraduate
  • Experience: N/A
  • Gender: Both

RESPONSIBILITIES: Youth Development Interns will be assigned to one of two positions depending on interest, skillset, and availability. All interns will be responsible for supporting school-based programming for semester two of the 2023-2024 academic year. Interns will assist Youth Program Department staff with academic tutoring, in-class support, student outreach, program development, program implementation, administration, and field trip support as relevant. All Youth Program Department work is focused on the development of academic skills, using a Social Emotional Learning lens. Interns will learn how to facilitate academic and social emotional programming in a trauma informed, culturally responsive manner; and learn how to cultivate an equitable, welcoming environment. Interns are expected to work 1:1 or with small groups of students to guide learning and academic growth. Interns may be asked to support additional programming including Higher Education Financial Aid workshops and family engagement programs. 


  • Interns will assist in implementing weekly after-school tutoring to support academic growth in a variety of subjects. 
  • Interns will learn how to coordinate engaging, skill-building leadership activities for high school students using trauma-informed and culturally/linguistically responsive practices.
  • Intern will gain insight on various refugee and immigrant issues, and support the systems that enable them to thrive.
  • Intern will be able to provide basic program management support including but not limited to outreach and recruitment, intake, data entry, lesson planning and group program facilitation.
  • Interns will be able to provide academic support tailored to the needs of English Language Learners. 


  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate or certificate program
  • Must be living in San Diego, CA, and comfortable working in person
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Must have availability Monday – Friday between the hours of 2 pm and 6 pm at least twice per week for in person work. Schedule will vary by program site. 
  • Experience working with youth, refugees and/or English Language Learners ages 11-18 a plus
  • Experience working in a diverse, multi-cultural setting a plus
  • Able to commit 10-20 hours per week through June 2023
  • Bilingual or multilingual strongly preferred in Pashto, Farsi/Dari, Spanish, Arabic, Swahili, Haitian Creole, or other common refugee language.


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