WorkReady Intern

Urban Affairs Coalition
Division / Program: 
Work Ready
Position Details
Opening Date: 
Fri, 05/25/2018
Summer Youth Program
Program Summary: 
The six week program runs from July through mid-August and includes career exposure, on-the-job mentoring and professional development. In 2018, the program serves 1,700 youth.
Position Summary: 
Program Intern - Assist Program Manager in the implementation of their duties, including; Assist with managing, collecting, and inputting youth participant data and timesheets; Assist with placement and/or re-assignment of youth program participants; Tracking pay or worksite-related data; Coordinating youth professional development workshops and curriculum; Visiting worksites on an as-needed basis to assist with distribution or collection of materials; Assist with phone calls, filing, data entry, and troubleshooting inquiries and issues Perform other related duties as assigned. OR Communications Intern - Assist Assistant Director with program marketing and communications, including; Crafting and implementing a communications plan to keep program participants and worksite up-to-date and well informed on program information; Take photos and collect stories for social media and the web; Assist with answering phone call and email inquiries to troubleshoot issues and concerns; Assist with planning end-of-program celebration, including a large event to thank the participants for their hard work and dedication. Perform other related duties as assigned.
Reports To: 
Program Managers
Key Duties & Responsibilities: 
Must be a flexible, communicative, and agile team player, able to coordinate and share resources and data; Passion for and interest in youth development; Strong inquiry and conflict resolution skills; Must be able to multi-task while remaining organized and detailed-oriented; Good verbal and written communication skills; customer-service oriented; Must be a self-starter with good time management skills
Education, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 
High school diploma/GED required; Experience working in the nonprofit, education, and/or business sectors preferred; Communications Intern must have experience and/or be majoring in communications or marketing; Proficient in Microsoft Office software, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
More Details: 
Special Note: This position requires a criminal background check, child abuse clearance, and FBI fingerprint-based background check
Contact Info
Contact Info: 
Forward cover letter and resume to:to with subject line “College Intern”.