Community Programs Summer 2018 Internship
The Anti-Cruelty Society is accepting applications for a Community Programs Intern to help us engage and educate youth and build our community of caring. This opportunity is for college students looking for experience in: program development, project evaluation, education, volunteer management, office administration, communication, and much more! You’ll learn what it takes to meaningfully engage youth to help us expand knowledge on a variety of animal welfare topics. The Humane Education Intern will work alongside our experienced educators to facilitate learning in a variety of settings including summer camps, group volunteer events, Puppy Parades, and supporting our seasonal Teens Who Care program. In addition the Community Programs Intern will have the opportunity to develop and pitch an original program on behalf of the Society.
Our ideal candidate will have 2 years of college experience and/or will have attended at least one Society Humane Education program. We are looking for someone who is reliable, creative, outgoing, enjoys engaging with people, has a passion for animal welfare, and would enjoy working with our dynamic and energetic team of Community Programs Specialists.
What You Will Learn:
- The Anti-Cruelty Society’s mission, history, services and basic operations
- How to captivate an audience through public speaking
- How to engage youth using technology, media, and group activities
- Program facilitation and evaluation
- Program research and development
- Basic Microsoft Word and PowerPoint skills
- Assist in the facilitation of Community Programs programming
- Assist with the Society’s teen volunteer program, Teens Who Care
- Assist with summer camp programming, as needed
- Provide support during community outreach events such as Crafting Crews and Puppy Parades
- Develop an original program to be potentially added to the Society’s Humane Education repertoire.
- 8-week internship lasts July 5–August 29, with an orientation on July 3
- Schedule: Wednesday–Friday, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.