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765 McDaniel Street SW, Suite 3104
DescriptionForeverfamily is an Atlanta-based youth development nonprofit organization celebrating its 26th year of service. The mission of Foreverfamily is to inspire hope in children of incarcerated mothers and fathers, to help them become successful adults, to strengthen families, and share our considerable experiences with communities worldwide to do the same.
This is a part-time, unpaid intern position but if your school provides internship credit, we are happy to provide assistance securing it. The Teaching Assistant Intern will work with the Program Director and Program Coordinator to provide academic assistance to the children and create grade specific skill enhancement learning packets that will reinforce common core standards. This position requires a minimum of 14 hours per week for at least a semester (January-May).
Benefits of an internship at Foreverfamily:
-Gain valuable knowledge about the process and structure of a non-profit
-Obtain management experience
-Enhance communication, critical thinking, organizational, and leadership skills
-Apply what you are learning in class to get a real teaching experience
-Obtain curriculum development skills
-Gain experience with the application of the service learning model of instruction
Responsibilities-Create daily learning activities that are coherent with the theories of brain-based learning, multiple intelligences/learning styles as well as cultural competency, to enhance grade level skills that align with the common core standards
-Work with the Program Director and Program Coordinator to help create the curriculum for the integration and implementation of a Service Learning Project
-Provide instruction to volunteers in effective tutoring practice to enhance their abilities to engage youth in homework completion and learning enrichments during the After School Program (Monday-Thursday from 2:30-6pm). Does not have to come in all four days but needs to come in at least two days to give guidance to volunteers.
-Assist in gathering data (report cards and assessments) from each student
-Be a liaison between Foreverfamily and the student’s teacher when appropriate
Requirements-Student should be enrolled in college and working on, at a minimum, a Bachelor’s degree; preferably in Education and/or Early Childhood Development
-An interest in youth development and/or criminal justice
-Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
-A quick learner with ability to thrive in a fast-paced, flexible environment
-Strong attention to detail and organization
-Technologically savvy; must be literate and fluent in operation of Microsoft Office and Google Apps
-Ability to solve problems independently and creatively
-Previous experience working with children, in education, and/or nonprofit are preferred
Foreverfamily, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
For more information or to apply, please contact Melissa Koike, Program Coordinator, at email@example.com or at 404-658-9606. To learn more about us, please visit our website at www.foreverfam.org. Email correspondence is preferred.