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K-12 Education Program Volunteer/Intern

The World Affairs Council of Oregon is seeking an intern/volunteer on a part-time basis to support the K-12 education department by performing a variety of duties. The K-12 Education Program intern/volunteer will assist in maintaining and building a database for our cultural artifact boxes and arranging international speakers for the classroom. S/He will also help organize school programs such as our WorldQuest Global Knowledge Competition for High Schools and our World in Transition Teacher Conference and Youth Forum Series. S/he will be asked to assist with the Global & Multicultural Resource Center at the Council’s offices and with other events that the Council organizes. S/he will have an opportunity to meet Council staff and work in additional areas that may be of particular personal interest.


Primary Responsibilities • Maintaining resources at the World Affairs Council office. • Developing and maintaining databases. • Scheduling international resource people as classroom speakers. • Assisting in the organizing of competitions, conferences, youth forums and events. • Helping with other administrative tasks such as photocopying and filing.


Qualifications Preference is given to persons who are studying or have studied in the areas of Education, International Affairs, Political Science, History, Public Affairs, Business or a related field. Juniors and Seniors in High School are encouraged to apply. Qualifications include the following: • Good editing and writing skills. • Strong interpersonal skills. • Interest in international affairs. • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel; Database and design skills a plus. • Positive attitude, flexibility, and a sense of humor.


TO APPLY: Go to our website at www.worldoregon.org. Under Council Information, click Volunteer and there you will find an application and questions to address in your cover letter. Please email the application, resume and cover letter to [email protected] and we will get back to you shortly. Thank you!