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Community Engagement Internship (Fall/Winter 2021)

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Housing Up
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Washington, DC
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Published 27 days ago

Housing Up builds thriving communities in Washington, DC by developing affordable housing and offering comprehensive support services to homeless and low-income families. We believe that people who have safe, affordable housing and genuine opportunities are empowered to transform their lives. Established in 1990, Housing Up has grown from serving 13 families to close to 900 families throughout the District.

Housing Up is looking for a Spanish-speaking community engagement intern who is passionate about serving low-income communities in Washington, D.C. We are seeking a team player to serve as a key support in connecting with our Latinx families, assisting in the launch of a health initiative, as well as helping the team conduct in-person and virtual resident services programming.

Description of Responsibilities:

  • Assist in launching a healthcare initiative with families in affordable housing.
  • Foster community with Latinx residents through events and engagement opportunities.
  • Attend community and informational events.
  • Participate in resident services programming.
  • Engage in outreach to resident service clients (e.g., general wellness, family updates, and announcement of resource opportunities).
  • Assist in managing American University student volunteers

This is a hybrid, part-time position. Please view the full description here.

Housing Up builds thriving communities in Washington, DC by developing affordable housing and offering comprehensive support services to homeless and low-income families. We believe that people who have safe, affordable housing and…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    September 1, 2021
  • End Date
    December 31, 2021
  • Internship Benefits
    Academic Credits
  • Payment
    Hourly
  • Stipend / Wage
    $15/hour
  • Hours Per Week
    8-10 hours/week

Benefits

  • Hourly compensation of $15/hour.
  • College credit (depending on your institution’s guidelines and requirements).
  • Letter of recommendation from Housing Up upon the successful completion of internship.
  • In-depth understanding of nonprofit work, the homelessness crisis in D.C. and the importance of affordable housing, as well as how Housing Up serves nearly 900 families and helps them thrive in D.C.
  • Hourly compensation of $15/hour.
  • College credit (depending on your institution’s guidelines and requirements).
  • Letter of recommendation from Housing Up upon the successful…

How to Apply

If interested, please email your resume and brief cover letter to Housing Up’s Philanthropy Team at philanthropy@housingup.org. Include "Fall 2021 Community Engagement Internship" in subject line.

If interested, please email your resume and brief cover letter to Housing Up’s Philanthropy Team at philanthropy@housingup.org. Include "Fall 2021 Community Engagement…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Washington, DC
Associated Location
Washington, DC, USA

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