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Internships/Volunteer Coordinator Internship

Internship title: Internships/Volunteer Coordinator Internship 

Reporting to: Jana Mazurkiewicz Meisarosh, Founder of YAAANA

Credits: Unpaid internship

Hours: Part time: 5 - 20 hours per week (flexible)

Location: Remote internship 

The Yiddish Arts and Academic Association of North America (YAAANA), based in San Diego, California, is looking for an Internships and Volunteer Coordinator intern. The mission of YAAANA is to promote Yiddish language and culture through academic and artistic events. To learn more about the organization, please visit

We are currently seeking an organized, energetic, and diligent individual to assist us in coordinating our multiple volunteers and interns. No knowledge of the Yiddish language is required. Our interns receive free access to all YAAANA events and classes as well as to the YAAANA archives. Internships last 15 weeks, but can be more or less depending on the availability and needs of the intern.

Training, supervision, and feedback will be provided. Internships are unpaid.

Some educational institutions require prior approval before the start of an internship. It is the responsibility of the student to check with their institution to be sure they meet any requirements before they accept a position.

Key responsibilities & duties

  1. Post internship opportunities to our website, Handshake portal, and social media.
  2. Schedule interviews for interns and volunteers.
  3. Assign tasks to interns and volunteers.
  4. Keep track of the tasks assigned to interns and volunteers.

Work experience & skills

  1. Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
  2. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  3. Strong initiative.

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to Jana Mazurkiewicz Meisarosh at Questions? Please call us at: 619-719-1776.