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Community Organizing Intern

JuntosPhiladelphia, PA
Start date: 10/09/2023(flexible)Duration: 9 Weeks
Unpaid InternshipPlus benefits6 - 10 hrs/wk

9 days ago


JUNTOS is currently seeking a Community Organizing Intern to support the development of our multiple social justice campaigns. 

This position will be supervised by the Community Organizer and will require some in-person activities in the office and in the South Philadelphia community. Through their work, the Intern will move between the following campaigns: immigration reform, anti-detention and housing justice. 

The Intern will be responsible for developing and translating political education materials and informational documents; preparing for community meetings; creating social media content; and expanding the base of the organization. The successful candidate will also support the overall programming and administrative needs of the organization’s ongoing campaigns.

A qualified applicant will have experience with canvassing, policy research and analysis, organizing in BIPOC communities and/or facilitation. This position will be hybrid virtual/in-person.  

Primary Responsibilities 

  • Assist the Community Organizer with preparations for weekly community meetings
  • Conduct research on campaigns including immigration reform, immigrant detention and housing
  • Help expand our base by canvassing the South Philadelphia area to support our campaign development efforts
  • Develop political education materials related to campaigns 
  • Facilitate workshops and community as needed

Secondary Responsibilities

  • Create flyers and other informational materials for upcoming events
  • Advertise events to the community through social media and other channels
  • Write/Design social media posts for the organization
  • Manage Juntos’ Social Media (Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp)


  • Bilingual in Spanish and English, reading and writing with translation ability
  • Experience working with BIPOC communities
  • Capability to engage communities from diverse ethnic and class backgrounds in a respectful and welcoming manner 
  • Strong computer skills; proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Suite
  • Commitment to racial equity, social justice, and immigrant rights
  • Experience using Canva a plus (will receive training during orientation)
  • Strong local ties and familiarity with Philadelphia is a plus
  • ** Please ensure to fill out our external form to finish your application for this position:"

About Juntos

JUNTOS is a community-led, Latinx immigrant organization in South Philadelphia fighting for our human rights as workers, parents, youth, and immigrants. We believe that every human being has the right to a quality education and the freedom to live with dignity regardless of immigration status. JUNTOS combines leadership development, community organizing, and focused collaborations with other community-based and advocacy organizations to build the power of our community members so they may be active agents of change and work against their own oppression.
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    community engagement
    graphic design

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Benefits for this internship

  • Course Credit


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What happens after you send in your application?

Juntos is actively interviewing now. Due to the volume of applications, Juntos has indicated that they will not follow up unless you are selected for an interview.

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  • Political Science And Government11%

  • Communication6%

  • Economics5%

  • Psychology4%

  • Business Administration Management And Operations4%

  • 342 other majors68%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • US Congress
  • United States Senate
  • US Department Of State
  • Teach For America
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Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Philadelphia, PA | $3,803/mo

  • Housing/Rent$1,742

  • Miscellaneous$942

  • Food$497

  • Transportation$314

  • Utilities$308


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