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The Hunters Point Parks Conservancy (HPPC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose mission is to enhance and advocate for the green spaces and waterfront of Long Island City, Queens, and to ensure the parks remain an indispensable asset to the community. 

The Conservancy works in Gantry Plaza State Park and Hunter’s Point South, providing volunteers for park upkeep, funding occasional park maintenance projects, and hosting over 100 free events in the parks each year. Free events include movie nights, concerts, fitness classes, art classes, and a 6 week-long program of free children’s activities called Summer Kids at the Landing.


Position Overview

The Hunters Point Parks Conservancy is looking to hire a seasonal intern (June - September) to help manage public programs and communications, as well as assist the board and staff on some other big-picture projects. The job is a mix of remote and in-park work, with a focus on supporting public programs and helping to run a summer kids series in July and August. 


Job Responsibilities

  • Manage HPPC programs, including fitness classes, kids programs, and art classes
  • Set up space prior to each class and clean up after
  • Set up HPPC table with fliers and sign up sheet
  • Coordinate with instructors/performers and help with whatever set up needs they may have
  • Handle crowd control
  • Direct attendees where to park strollers and where to sit
  • Represent HPPC positively and answer questions to the best of your ability
  • Help run other HPPC events – as needed
  • Help manage social media
  • Create schedules for social media posts
  • Create and share content
  • Aid in Conservancy communications and outreach efforts, including, but not limited to:
  • Design of digital advertisements and graphics
  • Creation of pitch decks and/or other outreach materials
  • Crafting of press releases and/or blog posts
  • (As needed) Help lead HPPC volunteer gardening days in the park
  • Other possible tasks may include:
  • Helping Conservancy staff and board create plans for the buildout and operation of a new space within the park

Location & Schedule

This is a mix of in-park and remote work. Intern will be required to provide their own computer and access to internet. Intern will work in the park helping to manage programs, but can do other work remotely.

Hours will be flexible and variable. Weekend and evening work will be required, but intern will have 2 sequential days off each week. Intern will be required to be at scheduled park programs but otherwise may choose their own hours. 15-25 hours per week will be expected. The pay is $20/hour.


Term: June - September 2022


Education and Other Qualifications


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Previous experience in event management or working with children preferred 
  • Familiarity with social media and video conferencing platforms
  • Graphic design skills and familiarity with design programs (Adobe suite)
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously 
  • Comfortability speaking in front of groups of people


To Apply:

Please send your resume and cover letter as one PDF document to jessica@hunterspointparks.org with the subject line “Summer Intern.”



Note: Job description is not all inclusive. Hunters Point Parks Conservancy reserves the right to amend this job description at any time. Hunters Point Parks Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.

The Hunters Point Parks Conservancy (HPPC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose mission is to enhance and advocate for the green spaces and waterfront of Long Island City, Queens, and to ensure the parks remain an indispensable asset to…

Detalles a Simple Vista

  • Flexibilidad
    A Tiempo Parcial
  • Tipo de contrato
    Temporal
  • Fecha de inicio
    1 de junio de 2022
  • Fecha límite de postulación
    27 de mayo de 2022
  • Educación
    Bachillerato
Compensación
Al menos USD $20
/ hora

Ubicación

Presencial
Center Blvd, Queens, NY, USA

Cómo aplicar

Please send your resume and cover letter as one PDF document to jessica@hunterspointparks.org with the subject line “Summer Intern.”

Please send your resume and cover letter as one PDF document to jessica@hunterspointparks.org with the subject line “Summer Intern.”

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