Careers

Open Positions

We are currently hiring for the following positions. Click the position title for more information about how to apply.

Match Grant Specialist (x2)

The MG Specialist is responsible for managing the provision of services to assist newly arrived refugee clients attain self-sufficiency through  short term cash assistance and referrals to employment services. Specifically, this role will ensure that services related to the administration of MG services such as screening, enrollment, monthly cash assistance, and follow-up services are delivered in a timely manner. The MG Specialist will work directly with the other self-sufficiency case manager(s)/specialists to determine program eligibility, provide enrollment and compliance monitoring, and appropriate counseling at the close of services. This is a full time, 40 hour position.

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Internal Resource Case Manager

The “Internal Resource Case Manager” will report to the “Uniting for Ukraine” Intake and Outreach Associate Program Manager and will assist Ukrainian Humanitarian Parolees (UHP), and other refugees, to obtain the resources and life skills to become self-sufficient.   This is a full-time, 40-hour-per-week position.

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Adult Education – Evening ESL Instructor

The Adult ESL Instructor will report to the Adult Education Manager and will work closely with education program staff. This is a part- time, on-site 10 hour a week position.

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Health Education Coordinator

The Health Education Coordinator will report to the Director of Health and staff to ensure programs are implemented and aligned with the mission, vision, and values of NICE. The Coordinator will establish and maintain linkages with community health and social organizations in Davidson County.  This is a full time, 40 hours per week position.

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Health Education Program Manager

The Health Education Program Manager will report to the Director of Health. The Program Manager will be responsible for all federal, state, city, and private foundation grant outcomes along with supervision of the staff supporting those funding sources. This position is responsible for planning, developing, monitoring, and evaluating NICE’s health education programs. The Program Manager will also be responsible for supporting the quantitative side of research projects in health education programming.
This position utilizes intermediate level research skills to perform a variety of quantitative research activities including data management, analysis of quantitative data, and report preparation. The responsibilities of this position will include quantitative and written data analysis on issues of population health and health/health care disparities across immigrant and refugee communities.  This is a full time, 40 hours per week position.

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Vaccine Outreach Specialist

The Vaccine Outreach Specialist will report to the Health Education Program Manager. The Specialist will be responsible for all federal, state, city, and private foundation grant outcomes tied to vaccine education and outreach.  NICE continues to serve the Nashville area immigrant and refugee families with its COVID-19 vaccine efforts through the development of a comprehensive Trusted Messengers team. This team is responsible for sharing information about COVID-17 vaccines and boosters to hard-to-reach immigrant and refugee communities in the Nashville area. The Specialist will bolster the work done by the Trusted Messengers.  This is a full time, 40 hours per week position.

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Youth Education Program Manager

The Youth Education Program Manager will report to the Director of Education and will work closely with education program staff. This is a full time, 40 hour position.

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Reception & Placement Case Manager

The R&P Case Manager will report to the R&P Associate Manager. The R&P Case Manager will primarily support newly arriving refugees.  The R&P Case Manager will help refugees obtain the resources and life skills to become self-sufficient and achieve sustained social and economic wellbeing. This is a full-time 40+ hours position.

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Refugee Support Services Specialist

The Refugee Support Services Specialist will report to the Associate Manager of Refugee Support Services. The Refugee Support Services Specialist will help refugees obtain the resources and life skills to become self-sufficient and achieve sustained social and economic well-being. This a full time, 40+ hour per week position.

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Nashville International Center for Empowerment does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, religion (creed), gender, gender identity/expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors and vendors.

Current Internship Opportunities

About Our Internships

As a fast growing organization with an extensive community network, NICE offers students the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of global relations while exploring the possibility of future employment. Our competitive internship program invites participants to join in our mission to empower clients through education, employment, resettlement and social adjustment services.

Things to know:

  • Start/end dates are flexible and based on the responsibilities of each position
  • All volunteer positions are unpaid
  • Minimum of 15 hours per week 
  • Most internships are currently offering remote work only, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Adult Education

Adult Education Intern 

The Adult Education program supports English language learners as they  integrate into life in the US. Through programs like Citizenship Instruction, High  School Equivalency, and English literacy courses, the department helps to shape  the future for immigrants and refugees across Nashville. As an Adult Education Intern, you will gain valuable experience as you are trained to teach classes, implement curriculum, support teachers and volunteers, and contribute to administrative processes which support the overall program.

Youth Education

Youth Mentorship Program Intern

NICE’s community-based youth mentoring program is designed to encourage and support mutually beneficial, long-standing relationships between adult role models and New American children ages 6 to 18. We seek to ensure every new American/Immigrant youth gets high-quality and comprehensive academic support that is culturally and linguistically sensitive to address the needs of refugee youth and young adults to promote their positive civic and social engagement.

Resettlement and Refugee Support Services

Refugee Resettlement and Placement Intern

The Resettlement & Placement (R&P) Department serves new arrivals to the
country in their first 90 days here, providing a variety of services to set a
family up for success in the US to the best of our ability. The R&P Intern will
assist the department in the preparation and implementation of services for
our new arrivals including but not limited to housing set-up, transportation
arrangements, critical appointments, and connecting clients to necessary
resources.

Refugee Benefits Intern

NICE’s Refugee Benefits program supports recently arrived refugees to be
able to effectively use and maintain benefits that they need to support their
families. Specifically, we focus on SNAP (also known as Food Stamps), TANF
(also known as Families First), and WIC. We especially focus on working with
refugee families with children.

Volunteer Relations

Volunteer Relations Intern

Volunteers are vital to the inner workings of all NICE’s departments including adult and youth education, resettlement, health, and employment. By recruiting, retaining, and properly training volunteers, the volunteer coordinating team impacts immigrants and refugees across Nashville. As a volunteer relations intern, you will gain valuable experience as you train incoming volunteers, streamline current volunteer recruitment and retention strategies, market our volunteer program, and contribute to administrative processes that make our organization effective.

Development

Events Intern 

Do you like to plan events, attend parties, and organize?  Interns will gain experience in event planning, community relations, and fundraising.

Grant Writing Intern 

Do you have strong written communication skills and a desire to learn about how a non profit does what it does? Interns will work with NICE’s development staff on grant writing, community relations, and fundraising.

PR Communications Intern

Interns will contribute their time, skills and expertise and in exchange will gain
experience in public relations and media management, community relations and outreach. The PR & Communications Intern will support the Development staff.