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Community Liaison Internship

Looking for a fantastic intern who would like the experience of conducting outreach to the community in support of the Empowerteen program. An understanding of creating community and business relationships with donors, client follow-up and community and corporate outreach for this beneficial program would make you an ideal candidate. The intern would be working on organizing, filing, e-mailing, phone calls, scholarship and sponsorship application follow-up, and outreach for such projects as:

-planning, networking, outreach, and helping in execution of fundraising events

-assisting with the scholarship/sponsorship donor program for educational events

-finding sponsors for program and events through corporate and private sponsor interactions

-filling scholarships for events through parents, teachers, counselors, and teenage interactions

-following up with sponsors via e-mails, phone calls, thank you cards, personal interactions, etc.

-soliciting help for the 2019 Empowerteen T-Shirts worn at the summer retreats

-communicating and following up with donors   

-reaching out to local school districts to create awareness of after-school program that run quarterly

-reaching out to find venues for the Empowerteen program, speaking engagements, promotions, etc.

This intern will need to be organized, discreet, kind, enthusiastic, non-confrontational, outgoing, and have a good affect to work well with teens, their parents, corporations, small business owners, school districts, and the public in general. Good social interaction skills over the phone, e-mail, and in person (dressed professionally) will be vital to this role as you will be representing the program and what it stands for in the public eye. Problem-solving with the ability to think on your feet, proficient writing and grammatical and spelling skills, as well as a mind for contributing to brainstorming and strategizing ideas with the program director are needed. Good candidate will be able to able to drive to on-site 60 minute meetings in Beaverton 1-2 times monthly, with weekly visits in the first month. Will be available by phone and e-mail to check in on progress and able to meet deadlines for various projects. Can easily collaborate with other interns who will be working on event coordination, writing content, video and photo content.

Prefer a candidate who can devote time to working on projects given at least 5-10 hours weekly, and is available to follow-through on promotional projects starting this spring and into the summer and fall terms (if desired), as well as physically present various times during fundraising and networking events.

Intern for this position will receive class credit for the work completed, have material created to add to a personal work portfolio, and a letter of recommendation from the physician/director/founder.

Do you have a passion for helping teens raise their self-esteem, reach their full potential and change the world?

Please send a resume and letter of intent to the director, Dr. Paula Pilcher, at [email protected]

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