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STUDENT INTERNSHIPS

The New Arrivals Institute is continually looking for dedicated  interns wishing to positively impact the newly arrived refugees and  immigrants in our community. Possible internship opportunities: 

  

  • Teach English to a small group, 2-5 students
  • Assist an instructor in an adult ESOL class
  • Assist an instructor in an early childhood class
  • Serve as an interpreter and/or translator
  • Assist with clerical and administrative work
  • Develop ESOL, cultural orientation or employment readiness materials
  • Teach cultural orientation to newly arrived refugees and immigrants
  • Teach employment readiness classes
  • Provide outreach to local agencies and organizations with a goal of developing new and strengthening current partnerships
  • Help organize a fundraiser or donations drive

 To apply please complete a volunteer application and return it to our  office via email or post and contact Lynn Thompson, Community Engagement  Director at lthompson@newarrivalsinstitute.com to explain the requirements of your program. 

VOLUNTEERING

The New Arrivals  Institute is continually looking for dedicated individuals and groups to  volunteer with the adults and children in our programs. Possible  volunteer opportunities are: 

  

  • Teach English one-on-one
  • Teach English to a small group, 2-5 students
  • Assist an instructor in an adult ESOL class
  • Assist an instructor in an early childhood class
  • Serve as an interpreter
  • Help with clerical work
  • Help develop ESOL, cultural orientation or employment readiness materials
  • Teach cultural orientation to newly arrived refugees and immigrants
  • Teach employment readiness classes
  • Help organize a fundraiser or donations drive

To apply please complete a volunteer application and return it to our office via email or post. 

DONATE

The New Arrivals Institute is able to provide these services through  both grants and monetary donations. Examples of how your donation can  impact English Language Training are: 

 

  1. $50: 1 month of supplies for 10 children in the early childhood  transitional class OR 5 adults entering the English Language Training  program.
  2. $100: Provide 1 month of classroom materials for 30 adults
  3. $200: Sponsor a health education OR community orientation OR citizenship seminar.
  4. $400: Sponsor one month of classes at the New Arrival School for 150 students.
  5. $500:  Sponsor a six week employment readiness course for 20 students.
  6. $1000: Sponsor  a new English Language class in the community targeting refugees and  immigrants not currently participating in an English program.
  7. $2240:  Sponsor a part-time (675 hour) Americorps position for 1 year.
  8. $2800:  Sponsor a part-time (900 hour) Americorps position for 1 year. 
  9. $5600:  Sponsor a full-time (1700 hour) Americorps position for 1 year.

If you are interested in making a donation to the New Arrivals Institute please contact:

Lynn Thompson     

Community Engagement Director

lthompson@newarrivalsinstitute.com