Special Projects + Communications Intern

Digest topic: Jobs & Internships


organization:Our Oregon
position summary:


Our Oregon is a 501(c)(4) nonprofit organization dedicated to fighting for economic and social fairness for all Oregonians. Our coalition represents organizations and individuals who care about a range of issues, from preserving funding for our schools and critical services to protecting the environment.

For more information about who we are and what we do, visit our priorities page and our Sockeye Blog at www.ouroregon.org.

Our Oregon seeks a volunteer intern to assist with a specific research project related to communications and supporter development. This internship will run roughly from February through May and requires a commitment of 8 hours/week.

The intern will work closely with the Projects Coordinator and receive instruction to develop skills specific to communications and advocacy work.

The duties of the volunteer intern may include working on some or all of the following:
• Data entry and management in support of communications and supporter development project.
• Assist Communications Team with video, photograph, and other communications content.
• Administrative tasks as needed to support projects and staff, to include answering phones, creating materials for presentations and other duties fundamental to advocacy work.

The right person for this position will have a passion for economic and social fairness, keen attention to detail, and a talent for research. A creative disposition is a plus. This position is ideal for students and recent graduates who are seeking experience and the opportunity to learn the ins and outs of advocacy work.

This is an unpaid internship. We will work with you and your school to arrange for academic credit. A professional letter of recommendation may be provided upon completion of the volunteer internship.

To apply: Please contact Alina Harway at [email protected]

Salary / Pay Rate:unpaid internship
Apply by:February 12, 2012