Youth Opportunity Intern
About International Youth Foundation (IYF)
For 30 years, our sole focus has been to help young people succeed. Together with partners around the world, we’ve invested in ensuring that youth develop the leadership, technical, and life skills to earn a livelihood. Whether it’s landing a first job, growing a business, or driving social change, every young person deserves the opportunity to realize his or her full potential. Rooted in the belief of youth as problem-solvers, change-makers, and leaders, our initiatives are catalysts for change. For more information, please consult www.iyfglobal.org.
Purpose of the Internship
To support Youth Opportunity (YO) Program needs, especially related to curricula, training, and youth agency, and provide administrative support to ensure timely deliverables that may arise.
Program Manager, US Workforce Development
Remote (This internship is open to undergraduate and graduate students that have authorization to work in the United States. Please note that IYF does not offer sponsorship for this internship)
- Monitor and process YO administrative requests while ensuring responsiveness within established timeframes.
- Organize and streamline the department's information management structure in Microsoft Teams.
- Assist with preparation and processing of invoices, work orders, and payments.
- Assist with scheduling, document preparation, meeting technical support, expenses, travel and research requests, as needed.
- Participate in organization, team and partner meetings to adequately support program.
- Support with partner and vendor communications as needed.
- Provide back-up support for the YO team as needed.
- Perform other duties as required or assigned to support IYF’s Youth Opportunity Team.
Youth Opportunity Ambassadors
- Develop a master database of every young person that has successfully completed the YOA/GYC program.
- Offer logistical support for career panels, skills workshops and SOAR sessions (i.e. scheduling meetings, sending invites, offering technical support, and facilitating and moderating sessions as needed).
- Collect information, youth anecdotes, and other content for communication needs, according to the YOA communication plan.
- Strong written and oral communication skills, including but not limited to, leading small and large group discussions, moderating live virtual sessions, or facilitating panels and workshops.
- Fluency in English required.
- Knowledge of life skills development.
- Commitment to youth agency and youth development.
- Ability to work in a diverse, multi-cultural, collaborative environment.
Compensation and Schedule
- Undergraduate Students: $16/hr Graduate students: $20/hr
- Expected start date: June 5th
- Expected end date: July 21st
- Hours: 15 - 20/week
Please send your letter of interest and resume to [email protected] with the subject heading "Youth Opportunity Internship". In your letter of interest, please address the following:
- How do you identify as BIPOC and/or with another underrepresented or historically marginalized group?
- Why are you interested in this opportunity with IYF?