Summer/Fall Internship with 350 Colorado

internship - part time, unpaid

350 Colorado
Denver, CO
Closed
Posted 99 Days ago
350 Colorado
Denver, CO
internship - part time, unpaid
Posted 99 Days ago
Closed

Description

Are you ready to learn valuable skills at an organization committed to climate action? Are you searching for an opportunity to learn and grow with a community of grassroots activists and organizers?

350 Colorado seeks summer interns to further its mission of creating a climate movement in Colorado through grassroots advocacy. We seek self-starters with the passion, creativity, and drive to make things happen while working independently and in close coordination with a team. Interested applicants should be capable of working both at home and open to traveling to events and team meetings in the Front Range, with opportunities for statewide travel as well. Interns will work closely with 350 Colorado staff and team leaders to recruit, retain and engage volunteers, as well as, have the opportunity to work on statewide and local campaigns. This unpaid position can range from 5-30 hours per week, up to a total of 200 hours. You may receive college credit for this internship. Applicants must be based in Colorado as half their time will be spent assisting local teams and the other half helping with statewide campaigns. We are seeking a remote intern to work with our communications coordinator in our digi/comms department.

To apply, send a brief cover letter and a resume to Amy Gray at volunteer@350colorado.org Feel free to add up to two pages of additional supplementary materials you think would add to your application. In the cover letter, please specify your internship goals and why youre committed to climate justice. Feel free to get in touch with any questions about the internships. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis, so apply today!



Responsibilities
As an intern you will:
Correspond with volunteers, businesses and nonprofit organizations
Manage and contribute to 350 Colorado’s social media accounts
Conduct outreach for events and actions (i.e. tabling, phone banking, partnership building, etc.)
Draft and design: emails, web content and educational materials
Research and report current environmental policy and news in Colorado
Engage in state and local government activities (town halls, city council meetings, public comment, etc.)
Maintain and enter accurate volunteer records in agency database
Conduct demographic reports and analysis on volunteer groups
Work on local climate change advocacy and education campaigns
Facilitate and train volunteers in canvassing and petitioning
Assist with management of volunteer recognition including “Climate Hero of the Month”
Work with a coalition of organizers and volunteers to plan and coordinate events
Provide logistical support to 350 Colorado staff and Local Team Leaders
Coordinate and communicate with volunteers

Requirements
The ideal candidate will have:
Strong writing and verbal communication skills
Confidence in public speaking
Creative mindset
Ability to work independently
Strong interpersonal, organizational, communications skills
Proficiency in social media platforms, google programs, and some database experience (i.e. CRMs, wordpress, Neon, Action Network)
Some event planning and outreach experience is preferred
Background in social justice and organizing is preferred
Graphic design skills are a plus
Bilingual skills are a plus

Skills

research, public speaking, social media, organization, creativity, analysis, event planning, event management, logistics, retail, graphic design, writing, wordpress, accounts payable, maya

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