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World Affairs Council of Kentucky/Southern Indiana Internship Opportunity

WACA is now accepting applications for their International Visitors Program

International Visitors Program
As an International Visitors Program (IVP) Volunteer, you will have the following responsibilities:
  • Assist WAC staff with logistical arrangements of international visitors’ cultural and professional
  • program, including but not limited to:
  • Arrange hotel and home-stay accommodations.
  • Greet visitors at the airport and assist in their departure.
  • Research professional appointments and internships.
  • Research and develop cultural activities for participants, their host families, and WAC staff.
  • Participate in cross-cultural activities with visitors and staff.
  • Accompany international delegations to meetings and site visits during professional and cultural
  • programming.
  • Perform administrative tasks as requested.

 

Special Events Focus:

As an Events Program Volunteer, you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Help coordinate and promote speaking engagements with global leaders and monthly Global
  • Nights events
  • Research new speakers for event programs
  • Help manage Council membership program and growth initiatives
  • Participate in cross-cultural activities with speakers and staff
  • Support public relations efforts including press releases, newspaper editorials, email blasts,
  • publications, and mailings
  • Perform administrative tasks as requested
 
Office and Administration
As an Office/Administration Volunteer, you will have the following responsibilities:
 
  • Assist in member communications and mailings
  • Prepare materials for international visitor delegations
  • Perform administrative tasks as requested
  • Help manage Council membership program
  • Be willing to take on tasks outside of delegated projects as needed.
 
Social Engagement with International Visitors
Social engagement and activities with international visitors include the following:
 
  • Home Hospitality: Host a dinner at your home for an international visitor group.
  • Host Family: Host 1-2 individuals from an international visitor program at your home.
  • Mentoring a visiting or exchange student from another country.
  • Cultural Event/Program Accompaniment for visitor group.
 
Creative and Technical Needs
WAC is looking for volunteers to help with the following areas:
 
  • Assistance with website design and maintenance.
  • Photography for events and visitor programs.
  • Graphic design assistance for announcements and signage.
  • Membership and event marketing.