Internship posted by: Empowered Women International
Posted on: January 25, 2013
Empowered Women International (EWI) seeks a Program Associate Intern with an interest in learning about organizational management by working and engaging on all aspects of managing a non-profit organization.
The Program Associate will work minimum 24 hours/week to assist and support senior staff in the daily operations of the organization including but not limited to program management, client services, research support, event planning, marketing, fundraising, and office administration.This is an unpaid internship.
Work closely with EWI's Program Manager and the Executive Director to assist in the coordination and execution of a series of organizational projects.
1) Prepare and support EWI team for the launching of the Entrepreneur Training for Success, Grow My Business, the Mentor and Business Coaching Programs
2) Assist in providing client services (client intake management, follow up with clients, research and client resources and referrals)
3) Contribute to organizing events (home parties, artist marketplace, business plan pitch, graduation, etc. - calendaring, logistics, coordination, planning)
4) General office administration (data entry, research, ordering supplies, etc.)
5) Assist in planning and organizing fundraising campaigns and events
Mission: EWI is an award-winning nonprofit organization that channels the entrepreneurial spirit, the arts and creative talents of immigrant, refugee and low-income women into small businesses to create jobs, opportunity for women, multicultural understanding and a new generation of American leaders and entrepreneurs.
Vision: We believe in a world in which low-income, immigrant and refugee women in the United States and around the world are treated with respect and dignity and are valued and rewarded fairly for their skills, talents, and labor. We also believe in the extraordinary power of the arts as a unifying language of communication and multicultural understanding and a vehicle of integration for newcomers. More atwww.ewint.org
How you benefit
Creativity, innovation, entrepreneurial drive, integrity, respect for all and leadership skills are qualities we value highly at EWI. We work closely with you and empower you to use your own creative capital to excel in your work. We help you discover your talents, strengths and abilities that become the driving force in your project and for future employment and career development.
Interns take on a lot of responsibility, conduct research, work in small creative teams, take initiative and solve problems, and complete their internship with a significant sense of learning, service and accomplishment.
This position also provides:
Your supervisor will work with you to create a regular work schedule and set up specific goals and projects.
Hours & Location
–Flexible schedule with a minimum of 24 hours per week. This rolling position is open three times a year in the spring, summer, and fall. The spring position is open and starts immediately.
–Must be willing to work some evenings and weekend events, as needed.
–Some telecommuting possible.
We are conveniently located in Old Town Alexandria, about 6 blocks from the blue and yellow line King Street Metro.
All positions at Empowered Women International are filled without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, HIV/AIDS status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. All are encouraged to apply.
Put the title "Program Associate Intern" in email subject line. Cover letter should be in the body of the email with resume attached in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) or Microsoft Word (.doc) format. Send to Mary Louise Marino at email@example.com.