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Job Title:
Hispanic and Latino Community Engagement Intern I
Job ID:
12459308
Job Function:
Intern
Full/Part Time:
Part-Time
Regular/Temporary:
Regular
Job Category:
Community Outreach
Location:
Boise, ID US
Business Unit:
States & Community Engagement
City:
Boise
Business Unit Description

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of nearly 38 million that helps people turn their goals and dreams into 'Real Possibilities' by changing the way America defines aging. With staffed offices in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, AARP works to strengthen communities and promote the issues that matter most to families such as healthcare security, financial security and personal fulfillment. AARP also advocates for individuals in the marketplace by selecting products and services of high quality and value to carry the AARP name.  As a trusted source for news and information, AARP produces the world’s largest circulation magazine, AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin.


Summary Statement

We’re millions of members strong–with more joining us every day– the largest and “most powerful grassroots organization” around, according to Fortune magazine. In fact, our commitment and collective strength enables us to serve and support a broad and diverse membership as well as embrace our own workplace diversity. Here’s your chance to take action in Washington, DC and throughout the US!


Responsibilities

Under state staff guidance:

Develop, organize and promote bilingual events focused on caregiver, fraud watch and financial security.

  • Intern must be mission focused and dedicated to AARP’s Multicultural Markets and Engagement goals
  • Identify and research Hispanic/Latino organizations who can help with our H/L outreach goals
  • Research other states for best practices in performing outreach in Hispanic/Latino communities
  • Help develop, organize, promote, and work at community presence activities in Hispanic/Latino communities
  • Identify and develop relationships with H/L media outlets who can help disseminate information regarding AARP’s events
  • Identify and report to Idaho state staff Hispanic/Latino AARP members who may be interested in volunteering for AARP
  • Recruit and train Spanish speaking volunteers on key AARP priorities
  • Intern’s contributions will help enrich Idaho’s Multicultural Markets Engagement
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • Must be a junior or senior  currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0 .
  • Must have good knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (2010 preferred): Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and social media tools
  • Must be bilingual (speak, read, and write) in English and Spanish
  • Must have good organizational skills (time management, planning, clear communication)
  • May be pursuing a degree in any area; however, an emphasis in social work, public policy, public administration, or political science is preferred
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills and be willing to contact people by phone or in person

Benefits Offered

Internships are non-exempt positions and are not eligible for employee benefits.


Equal Employment Opportunity

AARP is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture.  AARP does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.


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