ONG (Setor Social)

Climate Outreach Internship (6 months)

O trabalho pode ser executado em ou perto de El Monte, CA
Publicado há 14 dias

Resumo dos Detalhes

Data de Início
1 de julho de 2024
Data de término
1 de dezembro de 2024
Prazo para Inscrições
24 de junho de 2024
Tipo de Pagamento
Ajuda de Custo
Salário / Remuneração
$31.25 per hour, bi-weekly
Horas Por Semana
19 hours per week, over a six-month period


Who We Are:

Active San Gabriel Valley (ActiveSGV) is a community-based environmental justice and public health non-profit headquartered in El Monte. Our mission is to create a more sustainable, equitable, and livable San Gabriel Valley. We envision a San Gabriel Valley where people of all ages, incomes, abilities, and backgrounds can thrive and where decision-making accounts for the needs of current and future generations. Where local and regional investments help address our most pressing challenges, including the climate crisis, housing affordability, and inequity. Where elected leadership reflects and accurately represents one of the United States’ most diverse regions. Where communities pilot best practices in public policy, health, sustainability, and governance.

The San Gabriel Valley is more vital by creating quality jobs, living wages, employment mobility, a strong economy, clean water and air, accessible parks, stable and affordable housing, safe and efficient transportation, and a healthy built environment that supports sustainability. As such, ActiveSGV is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in our work, aiming to eliminate barriers so our communities can lead happier, healthier lives. 

ActiveSGV strives to make our commitment evident across all levels: in our organizational structure, policies, board, staff, volunteers, donors, goals, and vision. We welcome people of all backgrounds and aim to maintain a culture of respect, openness, learning, integrity, honesty, and a sense of fun. 

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Internship Description

ActiveSGV seeks a highly motivated Intern to support the organization's projects and outreach to SGV communities. Under the direction of the Program Director, the Intern will support ActiveSGV’s outreach efforts for projects, programs, and services to advance the organization's mission. Individuals must be organized and prioritize workload; have experience in organizing and coordinating events; be self-motivated, with the ability to work effectively in both independent and team environments; possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to interact positively and effectively with colleagues, city staff and elected officials, corporate and philanthropic representatives, and community members; be comfortable working in a fast-paced, project-driven work environment; be able to work respectfully with people of all cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds; be willing to take public and active transit for work business, and be passionate about the organization's focus area. 

Primary Project Description: 

Funded by the state Office of Community Partnerships and Strategic Communications (OCPSC) housed within the state Office of Planning and Research (OPR), the Trusted Messenger Network program focuses on conducting highly interactive outreach and engagement to encourage San Gabriel Valley residents to take actions related to OCPSC campaigns. Key campaigns include extreme heat, COVID-19 harm reduction, water conservation, and Individual Tax Identification Number (ITIN). 

The Intern(s) will be expected to work collaboratively with a program team to conduct outreach activities, including but not limited to door-to-door canvassing, tabling at events or highly trafficked areas, phone banking, and hosting training, workshops, and meetings. 

Required Qualifications: 

Community Outreach and Engagement

  • Conduct door-to-door outreach and canvassing
  • Conduct phone banking
  • Distribute collateral materials at community events/destinations
  • Attend community events 
  • Assist in translating documents into other languages
  • Assist with website, newsletter copy, and social media design and development
  • Create short, people-friendly videos to communicate project goals and/or design
  • Assist in designing and printing collateral materials for promotion 
  • Other duties as assigned

This position will offer a hybrid of remote and in-person work from our offices at the Jeff Seymour Family Center in El Monte, work from home, and work in the field. ActiveSGV strives to meet the community where they feel comfortable and conducts outreach in places and spaces convenient for the public. As a result, evening and weekend events and outreach are involved with this position. 

Interns will work an average of 19 hours per week over a six-month period. Three internship positions are available. 


  • Passion for grassroots advocacy campaigns and/or community events with youth and underserved populations is preferred. 
  • Working knowledge concerning issues, legislation, plans, and programs related to sustainable transportation alternatives, environmental justice, public health and safety, economic development, human rights, sustainable living, green infrastructure, recreation opportunities, nutrition, and physical activity.

It would be great if you also had…

  • Strong ties and roots in the San Gabriel Valley region
  • Experience with social media engagement/outreach
  • Lived experience that enables an understanding of poverty and systems of oppression
  • Ability to ride a bicycle or a willingness to learn how to do so
  • Commitment to ActiveSGV’s mission and values

Personal Characteristics & Skills

  • Able to work independently, set, manage, and meet goals, outcomes, and deadlines, with impeccable organizational skills and consistent follow-through.
  • Tactful and highly persuasive, with good judgment, enthusiasm, energy, and a positive outlook.
  • Willingness to lead by example by utilizing sustainable transportation and zero waste practices (e.g., use of reusable water bottles), and promoting healthy lifestyles.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, especially public speaking.
  • Required: Spanish, Chinese (Mandarin or Cantonese) or Vietnamese language skills. Must speak, read, and write fluently in Spanish, Chinese (Mandarin or Cantonese) or Vietnamese. 
  • An effective team player who can draw out leadership capabilities in others. 

Who We Are:

Active San Gabriel Valley (ActiveSGV) is a community-based environmental justice and public health non-profit headquartered in El Monte. Our mission is to create a more sustainable, equitable, and livable San Gabriel Valley. We…


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