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International Rescue Committee Newcomer Academy Photographer (unpaid) in New York, New York

Requisition ID: req14360

Job Title: Newcomer Academy Photographer (unpaid)

Sector: Education

Employment Category: Volunteer

Employment Type: Part-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: New York, NY RAI USA

Job Description


Since 1999, the IRC has developed partnerships with New York City public schools, community-based organizations and local colleges and universities to support the positive development of refugee youth and their communities in New York City.  The Education and Learning Program provides year round programming working directly with refugee youth, their parents and families, and their schools.

Scope of Work:

The Newcomer Youth Summer Academy (NYSA) is a six-week program focusing on preparing newly arrived refugee youth to succeed at their grade level in the New York City public school system. Up to 130 students from ages 5 – 21 from over 20 countries will participate in academic, creative arts, physical education, and life skills classes. Field Trips are held on Fridays.

Each Newcomer Youth Summer Academy Monitoring and Evaluation Intern will implement key aspects of the RYSA M&E plan monitoring and evaluation tools, including data collection, analysis, and presentation. One M&E Intern will focus on NYSA’s School Readiness assessments, demographics, and attendance data. The other M&E Intern will focus and student feedback mechanisms, academic assessments and the parent survey. The interns will write up and present data at the program’s mid-point and post-program.  

Essential Job Functions:

Preparing M&E tools for implementation

Implementation of M&E activities, including data entry

Managing and analyzing program generated data

Writing up results of monitoring and evaluation activities

Completing a final report and presentation on NYSA M&E for 2020

Other related duties as assigned


Current graduate student or recent grad, preferably in Education, International Affairs, Public Policy, or related field

Experience and/or graduate level coursework in monitoring & evaluation research methods, and quantitative and qualitative analysis

Experience working with refugee or immigrant students and families, excellent rapport with youth and adults of diverse backgrounds

Demonstrated ability to work independently on projects with minimal supervision

Strong interpersonal skills

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English required

Fluency in a second language preferred (such as: Spanish, French, Pashto, Dari, Farsi, Arabic, Russian, Ukrainian, Fulani, Wolof, Mandingo, Haitian Creole, Nepali, Tibetan, Tagalog, Tigrinya, Bengal)

Fluent in Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel and Word