Community Organizing · Provide trainings and information to Southeast Asian communities through presentations and events · Recruit dues-paying members · Recruit community members to participate in TIRRC events and campaigns · Identify and assist community leaders in organizing and campaign efforts · Identify issues that affect communities through focus groups, meetings, one-on-one meetings, and events · Survey at least 250 community members to identify trends, patterns, and issue areas
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.
We are currently only taking applications for our 2016 Fall Internship Program. Please see current internship positions open below.
To apply for an internship please submit your resume and a cover letter to Karla@tnimmigrant.org
We are seeking an intern to assist with the TIRRC hotline/referral program. The intern would answer the phone, respond to voice mails, track client information in a database, provide referrals and information for various services, and assist walk-ins seeking referrals. The position would include helping increase TIRRC’s membership by enhancing our service referrals model.
We are seeking an intern to plan, coordinate, and host children's programming on Friday evenings in conjunction with committee meetings taking place at Casa Azafran. This intern would coordinate with TIRRC's community organizers to prepare activities and materials relevant to TIRRC's mission and vision. This volunteer must: • Be at least 18 years old • Have reliable transportation • Be available from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday nights