Title: Social Justice and Communications Intern
Location: New Britain
Dates: Flexible; starting around June 6, 2022
Hours: 35 hours/week, days and times are flexible
The intern will work under the general direction of YWCA staff, to assist in the implementation of communications and related responsibilities. The intern will be involved with a comprehensive array of resources and tools to help increase and inform the public and members about YWCA programs and initiatives. This will occur through the planned development and execution of social media, promotional materials, news and feature materials, special events and/or community relations activities. Budgeting and financial planning will be incorporated into some of the projects and decision making. For example, the greatest audience reach via the most cost-effective method.
Objectives include the following:
YWCA New Britain has strict protocols addressing COVID-19. Masks are required for all individuals inside the facility. In addition, social distancing and all CDC guidelines are followed. Due to the YWCA services and population, safety is a primary concern.
The intern will have the opportunity to:
There are many majors or career goals that would be appropriate for this position. The fields of study could include: Communications, Non-profit Management, Sociology/Social Justice, Media Arts, English/Writing, Public Relations, Marketing and Journalism.
Additional requirements for the position: Knowledge of Windows operating system; Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe products; Working knowledge of social media platforms: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook; A team player with a passion for empowering women and families in the New Britain community and; Must have own transportation.