The Welcoming Tennessee Organizer coordinates TIRRC’s statewide Welcoming Tennessee Initiative and is a member of TIRRC’s Advocacy and Education Team. This position focuses on developing leaders within receiving communities who help construct local Welcoming committees – groups of volunteers that meet regularly to discuss ways to create a community more welcoming for immigrants.
TIRRC offers internships to dependable high school, college or graduate students who are willing to dedicate regular hours over a long period of time. Interns are not required to have experience, however, they must desire to gain real skills and have an interest in immigrant and refugee rights.
All internships are unpaid.
Requirements: Interns must be willing to work a minimum of 10 hours a week and commit to 3 months, 6 months, or a year with a specific TIRRC program. Interns must also be able to provide their own transportation.
Ideal applicants are those who enjoy building relationships with people from diverse backgrounds that are very motivated and work independently with little supervision.
To apply for an internship please submit your resume and a cover letter to Karla at KarlaV@tnimmigrant.org