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Job Title:
Community Outreach Intern I
Job ID:
12459645
Job Function:
Intern
Full/Part Time:
Part-Time
Regular/Temporary:
Regular
Job Category:
Community Outreach
Location:
Augusta, GA US
Business Unit:
States & Community Engagement
City:
Augusta
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

AARP GA is seeking a paid, undergraduate or grad-level intern 20-25 hours per week to assist with building and strengthening our efforts in Augusta & Savannah GA. This is a tremendous opportunity to gain firsthand experience with events planning; volunteer engagement; building a knowledge base of AARP programs; project management and strengthening facilitation and communication skills. This position will report to the Associate State Director of Community Outreach and have some interactions with other Georgia State Office staff and volunteers.

 


Responsibilities

Work with Associate State Director with organizing volunteer & community engagement in Augusta and Savannah GA by:

Attend monthly Volunteer and Volunteer Team Assist meetings

Assist with event planning and implementation

Assist ASD and volunteers with launch and development of local advocacy campaign in Augusta, GA

Assist ASD and volunteer with collecting and documenting Livable Communities progress report

Assist ASD, volunteers, and Director of Communications with documenting and sharing content through volunteer newsletter and social media

Assist with outreach and other duties as identified


Requirements

Interns must be currently enrolled in a degreed program at an accredited college or university; maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0; and be considered rising undergraduate juniors or seniors.   

Addirional Requirements:

Candidate must possess exceptional organizational skills, be a self-starter, work independently,  and have the ability to problem solve and multi-task.  Proficiency in Microsoft office required, events planning experience desired.

To Apply for this Opportunity

  1. Click APPLY to complete the online application and submit a current resume in response to this posting;
  2. Attach a copy of your transcript detailing the number of accumulated credits and your current GPA (a minimum GPA of 3.0 is required);
  3. Be prepared to submit two letters of recommendation; which can be from a college or university professor or a manager who is familiar with your work (please note that we cannot complete the hiring process without these references)
  4. Be prepared to submit writing samples, if required for the position

Instructions for Uploading Your Documents

  1. Attach your resume as part of the online application
  2. Click the SUBMIT button at the end of the application
  3. Select VIEW SUBMITTED APPLICATION
  4. Select the MY ACTIVITIES
  5. Select “Add Attachment” under the section labeled COVER LETTERS & ATTACHMENTS
  6. Select the Attachment Type and list the Attachment Title
  7. Select Upload your document
  8. Select Save
  9. If uploading multiple documents, repeat steps 5-8

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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