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Now Accepting Applications: Paid Internship with the Cambodian American Community Council of Washington

January 12, 2023


Cambodian American Community Council is a grassroots community organization started in 2015 with a mission to strengthen Cambodian American communities and organizations by promoting multi-ethnic community unity, preserving culture, leveraging partnerships, advancing collaboration, and supporting capacity building for its member organizations. CACCWA is a nonprofit, operated under IRS 501c (3) tax exempt status. From 2021 to now, CACCWA manages approximately $340K in grant monies from public and private sectors. Major projects include: Small Business Resiliency Network, Digital Navigator Program, Labor & Industries Small Business Project, and Community Scholarship Program.

The Council is looking for a temporary part-time Assistant Program Coordinator to work with the executive director and team leader(s) in training and disseminating information to the Cambodian community, including business communities across the State of Washington. The Assistant Program Coordinator’s job is to support CACCWA’s project efforts – develop program and outreach materials, organize and conduct outreach events. This position reports to the Executive Director. The position will last approximately 3 months or one academic quarter, and may be extended subject to grant fund availability. Hourly rate is $18/hour

Specific tasks include:

  • Write a report about the Cambodian community in Washington State
  • Assist executive director in meeting all grant/contract deliverables
  • Assist in workshop design and delivery
  • Assist in disseminating information to Cambodian business entities in Washington State 
  • Assist in developing materials including flyers, slide presentation, handouts, and informational booklets and resources.
  • Assist in promoting CACCWA’s values – cultural preservation, respect, collaboration, service, inclusiveness, mutual sustainability, and technology.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by the executive director or their designee.

Minimum requirements: Must be a current UW student. Must be an undergraduate senior or graduate/professional student. Must be familiar with social media.

Preferred qualifications: Ability to speak Khmer or another Southeast Asian language is preferred but not required.

Must have reliable transportation. The position will involve working remotely from home and includes travel to meet clients as needed in Washington State.

To apply, send a resume and cover letter to Southeast Asia Center Managing Director Michael Walstrom at Applications received by February 15, 2023 will receive priority consideration.