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Haitian Community Partners service
37 Belmont St
Posted: August 19 2014
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DescriptionHaitian Community Partners (HCP) is a 501(c)4 non-profit organization that advocates for, and provides services to, disenfranchised communities within the Greater Brockton area. HCP aims to advance and integrate fringe populations, particularly ethnic minorities and immigrants, into the socio-political landscape impacting their daily lives. Formed by local community members and leaders, HCP provides effective and solution-focused services to those in need. This proposal will maximize the resources and expertise of HCP while engaging youth in Brockton to not only learn 21st century job skills, but also contribute to their community.
Haitian Community Partners provides both proactive and reactive advocacy, education, and programming in the Greater Brockton area. HCP's initiatives, direct service programs, and legislative advocacy efforts address both root causes and long-term solutions to the widening gap between government and citizens.
ResponsibilitiesResponsible for assisting all team members with a wide variety of fundraising, events, and research activities. Intern duties may include assisting with: research on prospective donors and grantors, grant preparation, market research projects, event planning, event invitation and fundraising mailings, and other projects as assigned, assist with staffing events, and sit in on team meetings and other meeting with different leaders in the community. Support the Community Outreach Coordinator in the development of outreach and education strategy for the organization to reach out to 10,000 individuals in the community. This is an opportunity for a student interested in non-profit administration to experience the basics of fundraising, diversity and community engagement.
RequirementsStudents pursuing an undergraduate degree in non-profit or arts administration, marketing or communications are encouraged to apply. Applicants with experience volunteering or working in an office administration, event planning setting are encouraged to apply. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, experience with Internet research, data entry, and basic office tasks, and excellent communications skills are required.
Internships will be available for a minimum of 12 weeks beginning in September and require a commitment of 8-12 hours per week during 9-5 weekday hours.