The Integration Services Coordinator position is housed on the Advocacy and Education team that, through policy advocacy, voter engagement, strategic communications, and public education, works to promote policies and programs that make it easier for all Tennesseans to fully participate and contribute. The Integration Services Coordinator will oversee our existing integration services programs, build the capacity of our member organizations, connect service delivery to strong, grassroots organizing, and promote local and statewide coordination and policies to promote the most effective delivery of integration services. Primarily, this person will be responsible for coordinating our legal service workshops, and assisting immigrants in applying for naturalization and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).
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 2014 Summer Internship Program
To apply for an internship please submit your resume and a cover letter to Karla Vazquez at KarlaV@tnimmigrant.org