Communications Intern

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Center for Anti-Violence Education
327 7th Street, 2nd Floor
Brooklyn, NY
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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The Center for Anti-violence Education (CAE) is a multi-racial, intergenerational, community-
based, nonprofit organization that develops and implements violence prevention programs.
CAE’s holistic programs help participants build skills, heal from past abuse, and organize to
counter the destructiveness of violence in their lives and communities.

CAE is seeking a skilled and motivated Communications Intern to support the organization’s
media, social networking, and volunteer outreach activities. Because CAE is a small
organization, this internship is a great opportunity to work with all staff members and learn
about the inner-workings of a not-for profit.



The Communications Intern will:
• Foster awareness of CAE’s programs in the community by maintaining mail and email
contact with current and prospective students, posting flyers, updating CAE’s social
networking profiles (e.g., Facebook) and representing the organization at community events.
• Promote CAE online to increase our space rental program, attract new students, interns and
employees and manage volunteers.
• Update and replenish lists of community resources as well as promotional and educational
materials used in CAE’s ongoing and short-term classes.
• Provide administrative support such as answering phones, restocking supplies, maintaining
the office space, and assisting staff.


o Ability to work both independently and in collaboration with staff and volunteers of
diverse backgrounds
o Strong attention to detail
o Strong sense of organization and ability to create organizational systems
o Ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize work, and meet deadlines
o Proficiency with database software and Microsoft applications: Excel and Word are
required; knowledge of Quark, Photoshop, and Dreamweaver is a plus.
o Outgoing and friendly personality

We require 10-15 hours per week, and ask for a minimum commitment of 12 weeks. While this
is an unpaid internship, CAE is sometimes able to offer interns free attendance to self-defense,
karate, or t’ai chi classes.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Maggie Chesnut at

How To Apply

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