Spanish Immersion Intern

Capacity Building · Louisville, Kentucky
Department Capacity Building
Employment Type Intern
Minimum Experience Entry-level

Job summary

¿Quieres mejorar tu español? Do you want to contribute to La Casita’s foundational Hospitality program? La Casita is seeking Spanish Immersion interns to support our Hospitality and Solidarity program. Specific duties will vary depending on experience and ability. A minimum of 8 hours a week, for 10 weeks, is expected. Duties will evolve as the intern grows with their Spanish and their knowledge of the Center. Internships are available year-round to anyone (of any age or educational background) who possess intermediate Spanish abilities and are excited to expand their skills through immersion.


Reports

This position is part of two teams: Capacity Building and Hospitality. The assigned support person for onboarding and supervisory functions is the Development Coordinator. The intern’s Spanish Immersion experience and delegation of tasks will be given by the Hospitality Coordinators. (Reporting processes explained in interview).


Essential Duties and Responsibilities, per Spanish ability:

  • Donation processing 
  • Food preparation
  • Food pantry support
  • Working with; occasionally interpreting for English-speaking volunteers
  • Facilities maintenance and cleaning
  • Greeting and reception
  • Answering phones and directing calls 
  • Conducting intake with individuals
  • Outreach events to educate the community on available services
  • Supporting in other daily Center activities, as needed. Guidelines and expectations can be discussed further during interview



Qualifications:

  • Intermediate Spanish speaking ability
  • You may be asked to lift items/boxes over 10 pounds, and go up and down stairs several times while carrying items. 
  • Cultural competency, willingness to learn, patience, and ability to laugh at oneself a plus!


If you have any questions don’t hesitate to contact us!

internship@lacasitacenter.org 

Phone: 502-322-4036

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  • Location
    Louisville, Kentucky
  • Department
    Capacity Building
  • Employment Type
    Intern
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level