Internship Position: Teenshop Administrative Assistant

Urban Affairs Coalition
Division / Program: 
Teenshop, a Program Partner of the Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC), has been serving “girls with goals” for over 33 years, empowering them to become caring, courageous leaders and change agents in their communities and beyond. Teenshop is looking for a college student to join their team to handle their social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube) and to get hands-on experience in the programs and operations of a nonprofit organization.
Position Details
Opening Date: 
Fri, 08/24/2018
Key Duties & Responsibilities: 
  • Develop robust and compelling social media identity and strategy for Teenshop.
  • Develop social media calendar, hashtags, and strategies to increase social media followers on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
  • Research grants and funding opportunities
  • Represent Teenshop at community and outreach events
  • Provide data entry services for Teenshop programs
  • Report to the Teenshop Executive Director and participate in relevant projects and programs.
Education, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 
  • Current College Junior or Senior
  • Special interest in programs for girls and young women
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, priorities and deadlines
  • Highly adept at social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) and Microsoft Office products
  • Strong writing, research and communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Proactive in taking on assignments and new responsibilities
  • High willingness to learn
  • Digital Design/Photography skills a plus
More Details: 
LOCATION OF WORK: Teenshop, located on the 6th floor of 1207 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA  19107.  HOURS: Part-time, 20 hours per week, flexible hours
Contact Info
Contact Info: 
TO APPLY: Contact: Elleanor Jean Hendley, Executive Director, Teenshop, 1207 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, telephone 215-851-1842, e-mail:
Additional Application Info: 
**Please note this is an unpaid internship but you can receive school academic credit if accepted by your university or college.