Board Intern

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Amnesty International USA
5 Penn Plaza
New York, NY
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Full-time, Unpaid

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The elected Board of Directors of Amnesty International USA develops a clear vision for the organization through policies that set goals and priorities for AIUSA. The Board provides stewardship for the organization; establishes appropriate and constructive working relationships with staff; and, ensures the financial health of the organization through fiscal oversight and support of fund raising efforts.

This internship supports the Board of Directors and the Board and Governance Liaison. The intern will be responsible for myriad duties, including note-taking during Board meetings, maintenance of the Board's monthly human rights news digest, and supporting the Board Office with administrative duties. The intern will assist with preparations for the Board of Directors elections and help organize the quarterly Board meetings as well as regular Committee and sub-Committee meetings and calls. Events planning, and management of the day-to-day operations of a non-profit organization, from a governance and oversight perspective, constitute the foundation of this internship. The intern will be exposed to the Board of Directors, the Executive Office, and the organization's ongoing advocacy efforts and research on human rights, donor cultivation and prospecting research. Keen attention to detail, strong verbal and written communication skills, and ability to exercise sound judgment and confidentiality are required.

All qualified applicants can apply online at our careers webpage: https://careers.aiusa.org/

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