Job Opportunities: Intern for Spring and/or Summer at BUILD!

Development Intern SPRING

BUILD Boston seeks a Development Intern to join the Development Team, playing a supporting role in advancing the organization’s fundraising strategy for the year and in helping raise $1.2 million dollars. This individual will be organized, process oriented and results driven, and will play an important role in ensuring that the team operates smoothly. Interns are provided with onboarding training when they begin working with BUILD, as well as mentorship and coaching throughout their stay.

BUILD Boston is a startup site, so the ideal candidate will be able to manage projects related to fundraising, communications, and events, as well as support administrative office functions including research, pipeline management, event support, acknowledgments, and database maintenance. This is a great opportunity to support a growing development department as BUILD Boston expands to serve 100 more students than last year.

The Development Intern will work closely with our Development staff and Executive Director of BUILD Boston. Interns will be able to focus on areas of interest including some of the projects below:

EVENT PLANNING

  • Support planning, execution and post-event evaluation.

GRANT WRITING

  • Write, compile, and edit content for grant proposals and reports
  • Research and evaluate prospects, academic studies and news around high school and college success to identify language and data for proposals and fundraising appeals

SOCIAL MEDIA

  • Monitor news in topics relevant to BUILD’s mission; attend BUILD events and regular programs; Generate timely and compelling content for BUILD’s Facebook, Twitter, and blogs.

DATABASE MANAGEMENT

  • Track and manage data to help cultivate, manage and steward relationships with donors
  • Update donor database and pipeline in Raiser’s Edge

The Development Intern will additionally provide support to the Development team on additional projects based on the intern’s skills and interests.

We have openings for unpaid internships of 10-20 hours per week at our Downtown Boston office.

Qualifications:

  • Strong interest in non-profit management and development
  • A passion for BUILD’s mission and for working with high school youth
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player and to take initiative
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines
  • Attention to detail and ability to manage multiple tasks and projects at one time
  • The ability to learn quickly and thrive in a fast-paced environment

Organization Profile:

Founded in 1999, BUILD’s mission is to use entrepreneurship to excite and propel disengaged, low-income students through high school to college success.  We believe that the power of student ideas in action drives youth to reach their fullest potential in school and beyond.  Our four-year high school program offers a unique blend of entrepreneurship, academics, and personal support that attracts and motivates many students who are otherwise at high risk of failing classes and dropping out of high school.

 

Our students develop their own business ideas, write business plans, pitch to funders, and launch real businesses.  This real-world business experience makes school relevant and motivates them to succeed.  To help them become college-eligible, students also receive individualized academic support and advising for their school-work and college planning.

 

BUILD currently serves over 1,000 high school students at programs located in East Palo Alto and Oakland, CA; Washington DC; and Boston, MA.  For more information, see: www.build.org.

To apply:

If you are interested in this role, please send your resume and thoughtful cover letter to Moises Cohen at mcohen@build.org. Recently named one of the most innovative nonprofits in the U.S., BUILD is a dynamic organization committed to both excellence and growth. BUILD is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply for this position.

 

Development Intern – SUMMER

BUILD Boston seeks a Development Intern to join the Development Team, playing a supporting role in advancing the organization’s fundraising strategy for the year and in helping raise $1.2 million dollars. This individual will be organized, process oriented and results driven, and will play an important role in ensuring that the team operates smoothly. Interns are provided with onboarding training when they begin working with BUILD, as well as mentorship and coaching throughout their stay.

BUILD Boston is a startup site, so the ideal candidate will be able to manage projects related to fundraising, communications, and events, as well as support administrative office functions including research, pipeline management, event support, acknowledgments, and database maintenance. This is a great opportunity to support a growing development department as BUILD Boston expands to serve 100 more students than last year.

The Development Intern will work closely with our Development staff and Executive Director of BUILD Boston. Interns will be able to focus on areas of interest including some of the projects below:

EVENT PLANNING

  • Support planning, execution and post-event evaluation.

GRANT WRITING

  • Write, compile, and edit content for grant proposals and reports
  • Research and evaluate prospects, academic studies and news around high school and college success to identify language and data for proposals and fundraising appeals

SOCIAL MEDIA

  • Monitor news in topics relevant to BUILD’s mission; attend BUILD events and regular programs; Generate timely and compelling content for BUILD’s Facebook, Twitter, and blogs.

DATABASE MANAGEMENT

  • Track and manage data to help cultivate, manage and steward relationships with donors
  • Update donor database and pipeline in Raiser’s Edge

The Development Intern will additionally provide support to the Development team on additional projects based on the intern’s skills and interests.

We have openings for full-time unpaid internships at our Downtown Boston office.

Qualifications:

  • Strong interest in non-profit management and development
  • A passion for BUILD’s mission and for working with high school youth
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player and to take initiative

Job Opportunity: Campaign Organizing Intern!

Here’s another cool job opportunity, sent to us by a Tuft alum!

Corporate Accountability International is hiring for our 2014 internship program! We have several internships available for students who are interested in working in a campaign-oriented organization to protect the environment, public health and human rights from corporate abuse.All of our spring interns will play a key role in advancing our campaigns, including Think Outside the Bottle, Value [the] Meal, and Challenge Big Tobacco.

The Campaign Organizing Internship is a skills-building internship in which interns will take on significant projects to advance Corporate Accountability International’s mission in one of the three campaign areas. Interns will participate in organizing efforts of the Think Outside the Bottle and Public Water Works! Campaigns to challenge corporate control of water, the Value [the] Meal campaign to challenge corporate abuse of our food, or the campaign to Challenge Big Tobacco. The projects will be coupled with training sessions, action planning, campaign research, media outreach, fundraising, and many other topics.Read more about the Campaign Organizing Internship below. Complete job descriptions for each internship are at http://StopCorporateAbuse.org/internships.

We are interviewing candidates for spring now – apply today!

Onward,

Katherine Sawyer
Think Outside the Bottle Campaign Organizer
Corporate Accountability International

CAMPAIGN ORGANIZING INTERN

For 35 years, Corporate Accountability International has successfully challenged corporations like Nestlé, General Electric, and Philip Morris to halt abusive practices that threaten human rights, public health, the environment and our democracy. The organization is leading campaigns challenging some of the world’s most powerful industries in food and agriculture, water and tobacco. Our internships are a unique opportunity to gain valuable organizing and non-profit experience. This is a hands-on program, designed to mentor and cultivate students interested in social justice, strengthen their understanding of a fast-paced campaign organization, and prepare them with the skills and experience necessary to challenge corporate abuse.

The Campaign Organizing Internship is a skills-building internship in which interns will take on significant projects to advance Corporate Accountability International’s mission in one of the three campaign areas.  Interns will participate in organizing efforts of the Think Outside the Bottle and Public Water Works! Campaigns to challenge corporate control of water, the Value [the] Meal campaign to challenge corporate abuse of our food, or the campaign to Challenge Big Tobacco.  The projects will be coupled with training sessions, action planning, campaign research, media outreach, fundraising, and many other topics.

Major Responsibilities

  • Work with the National Organizers and Campaign Directors to organize activists at the local, regional, national or international level;
  • Outreach targeted constituencies to get people involved in the Think Outside the Bottle Campaign, the Value [the] Meal campaign, or the campaign to Challenge Big Tobacco to develop Corporate Accountability International’s core of activists;
  • Recruit activists by organizing and participating in campaign actions and organizing events;
  • Respond to requests for information and management of campaign materials;
  • Design and layout organizing materials for different constituencies;
  • Provide administrative support to National Organizers on short term campaign projects;
  • Participate in organizational building activities.

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated commitment to corporate accountability and progressive social change;
  • Highly effective written and verbal communication skills;
  • Organizational skills and the ability to juggle several tasks while meeting deadlines;
  • Experience in a high-energy campaign or non-profit setting preferable;
  • Commitment to bringing the campaign back to your campus or community;
  • For candidates interested in the Challenge Big Tobacco or World Bank and Water campaign internships, fluency in Spanish or French is preferred.

Details

Location: Boston, MA
Duration and Hours:

  • Spring: January to May, 2014. A minimum commitment of 15-20 hours /week with occasional additional hours for events is required. Days are flexible depending on student schedule and internship manager needs.
  • Summer: Late May- mid-August, 2014. During the summer, internships are full time.

Compensation: This is an unpaid internship, however, a transportation stipend of $200 will be provided and students may receive course credit for their internship.
Training: Classroom sessions and ongoing trainings will be provided by senior campaign staff.

To Apply

Click here to apply. Attach your resume where prompted, and please include a cover letter and list of three references. Please let us know where you heard about the position. Applications without all of these materials will not be considered.

If you are having trouble uploading, please email your materials to internships@stopcorporateabuse.org.

 

 

 

Job Opportunity: Medford Boys & Girls Club Education Program Leader

Check this out! A great opportunity for those of you looking for a part-time job that involves both community service and kids!

Position Overview: The ideal candidate will be a flexible and creative individual with youth development experience and an interest in working with youth in low income, ethnically diverse settings. S/he will have demonstrated experience working with youth and a willingness to develop and lead education-based programming for youth in grades K-2nd.

 

See attachment below for more details!!

 

Boys & Girls Club Education Program Leader[1]

Welcome Back!

Welcome to the incoming freshmen and welcome back to everybody returning to campus in the next few weeks! We wanted to let everyone know about a few of our upcoming events this fall and remind you that it’s never to late to start getting involved in serving Tufts’ communities!

September 11 @ 9pm in Cabot Auditorium: LCS General Interest Meeting

October 18 from 9:30pm-1pm: LCS Vegas! (our fall fundraiser which raised $5,000 last year for the Boys and Girls Club of Medford and Rosie’s Place in Boston – it is a semi-formal casino themed event held at the Hilton Hotel in Boston’s Back Bay. Check out some photos from last year and stay posted for ticket sales early this fall!)

October 26: Halloween on the Hill (Tufts hosts hundreds of local children from Medford, Somerville, and Chinatown for a day of costumes, trick-or-treating, and fun and games!)

Also, look above for a full list of our programs if you want to get involved! New programs this year are Project Linus, which makes blankets for pediatric hospital patients and their families, and Strong Women Strong Girls, which works to empower girls through mentoring, leadership training, and community service.

We can’t wait to see everyone back on campus in a short week!! Email LCSexecutives@gmail.com with any questions, concerns, or if you’re trying to figure out where you can fit with LCS!