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posted Jun 8, 2017, 9:41 PM by Charlie Nguyen






Program Overview: During the summer of 2017, Vietnamese Culture & Science Association will deliver the following programs:

-        Vietnamese Youth Tobacco and Obesity Prevention Summit (in partnership with the Museum of Natural Science – The summit serves approximately 250 kids of age 6 -16 and will engage around 90 volunteers to deliver a full day program at the museum focusing on tobacco prevention and nutrition.

-        Vietnamese Youth Excellence Recognition program – a Luncheon to honor local high school graduates who are either Valedictorians or Salutatorians of their respective high schools, Class of 2017. The coordination of this program will start from June to August 2017. The event is held on August 6th, 2017.

-        Post-camp activities for the VCSA 14th annual Youth Leadership Development Camp Len Duong 2017 (the camp will be held from May 26 – May 29, 2017).

VCSA would like to recruit one Program coordinator to help with coordinating activities throughout the summer along with a team of 3 part-time interns and VCSA volunteers.


Key Outcomes and Responsibilities


  • Assisting the project coordinators to organize and plan for the youth tobacco summit.
  • Work with volunteers and the assistant coordinator to plan and Implement the Youth tobacco prevention summit and coordinate volunteers for the project.
  • Assist in the logistic planning of VCSA programs
  • Assist the logistic planning and coordination tasks for the Youth Excellence Recognition Luncheon program
  • Conduct evaluation sessions for two programs (Tobacco Youth summit and Youth Excellence Recognition Luncheon) and assist the other student intern to implement workshops, summer classes delivered at the VCSA Center.

Essential Qualifications and Key Competencies:

  • Has experience working with youth, fluent in Vietnamese is specially preferred.
  • Has experience in non-profit management work and volunteer experience with VCSA.
  • Is competent in middle school and high school math, reading, science, and other subjects
  • Be open to Vietnamese traditions and values
  • Excellent communication skills and Organizational skills and flexible in assigned tasks.
  • Can effectively work independently and as a team member
  • Has reliable transportation or is proficient in using public transportation
  • Support the planning tasks for the VCSA 20th anniversary Gala (to be held in the fall of 2010).


Terms of Employment: This is a 35-40-hour/week summer internship position from 6/15/2017 to 8/31/2017



·       Upon completion of 400 hours of service, interns will receive $1000 matching fund from VCSA

  • Gain skills in program planning, development, evaluation. Develop teaching and public presentation skills.
  • Receive regular weekly mentorship from VCSA Board of Directors and Executive Board.
  • Receive training classes in fund raising planning for non-profit, leadership training on conflict resolution, communication and project planning.
  • Tap into the national network of VCSA national and international charity projects both in the United States, Canada and Vietnam.


To Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume outlining your qualifications for this position to Anhlan Nguyen at vcsa@vcsa.org by May 20, 2011


DeadlineJune 4, 2017