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Teacher Orientation Support Intern

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Participate Learning - Chapel Hill, NC

Description

Love What You Do and Why You Do It! 

Participate Learning is a force for good that connects teachers and students through global education programs to foster human understanding and create peace worldwide. We offer purpose-driven, challenging work in a collaborative environment and a flexible, open culture.
 
What You’ll Do:

The Teacher Resources Intern will report to the Teacher Resources Manager and support the administrative needs of the Teacher Resources department. Day-to-day duties may include answering inquiries, assisting with program events, outreach to program participants,. May be required to organize/analyze data and provide reports as needed. 

  • Prepare and send postal mail.
  • Communicate with participants of the teacher program via telephone and email.
  • Logistical assistance at events, including, but not limited to, preparing and organizing materials & handouts, assisting presenters, etc.
  • Use of office equipment including, but not limited to, photocopiers, scanners, printers,      laminators, etc. 
  • Assist department staff in providing technical support for online learning systems to international teachers.
  • Use Salesforce and other software to collect, enter, and consolidate data and generate reports.
  • Support online learning, such as updating content, formatting text and images, uploading photos, and monitoring user experience. 

Hours: 40 hours/week with some weeks requiring evenings and weekend shifts

Location: Chapel Hill office and Durham venues for teacher orientations (including two weeks in Washington DC at the end of July) 
 

Qualifications

Experience You Bring:

  • Junior or senior seeking a degree in Education, Global/International Studies, or a related major.
  • Computer skills:  MS Office, Google docs/sheets, Excel, etc.
  • Experience with social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc.

About You

  • Passionate about learning and welcoming people from all over the world, learning about their culture, and sharing your own culture and experiences.
  • An active listener and an effective communicator.
  • Flexible with your time and energy and willing to expand beyond the day-to-day expectations of your work. (And the company reciprocates with flexibility!)
  • Cameras on during most Zoom meetings - we want to see your smile. 
  • Believe global education is for everyone!
  • Eager to work in an organized and efficient way to meet time-sensitive deadlines.
  • Strong ability to prioritize, multitask, and follow directions in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Spanish and/or Mandarin language skills preferred.

What You’ll Love About Us: 

Participate Learning is a B Corporation headquartered in Chapel Hill, NC, that partners with K-12 schools and districts to provide cultural exchange teachers, global education, and language immersion programs in Spanish and Mandarin. As part of our B Corp commitment, one of the essential measures of the success of our business is the positive impact we make on our employees. Our work inspires everyone to be change agents, bringing more empathy and connection to the world.

Due to the nature of our work with teachers and schools, COVID-19 vaccine/booster is a requirement for new hires, however, the company will consider accommodations for disability and religious reasons.

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