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Internship Description:
The Community Engagement & Organizing Intern at NARAL Pro Choice Ohio will work with NPCO’s Community Organizer related to community engagement and programming goals. The Community Engagement & Organizing Intern will assess Ohio’s pro-choice communities and help in strategic programmatic methods to organize and bring communities together. In addition, the Community Engagement & Organizing Intern will assist NPCO’s Community Organizer at events/presentations, undertake the drafting of materials for those presentations and will handle routine writing and administrative tasks. The NPCO Community Engagement & Organizing Intern will also have the opportunity to complete a project focused on a specific community demographic of interest in conjunction with NPCO’s Community Organizer.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop assessment documents related to pro-choice communities within specific urban, suburban, or rural areas and related to specific community demographics of Ohio (potentially based on age, gender, religious affiliation, ethnicity, profession, etc)
  • Attend community engagement events and programs
  • Assist in the planning and organization of events and programs
  • Work to develop the NPCO volunteer base and increase the total number of volunteers in the organization with a focus on the diversification of the volunteer demographic
  • Conduct meetings with local pro-choice leaders to better understand the communities across Ohio
  • Conduct weekly check-ins with the internship supervisor
  • Other duties as assigned by the internship supervisor

Supervision:
The Community Engagement & Organizing Intern will be directly supervised by the Field and Political Director.

Outcomes/Deliverables:
Specific outcomes and deliverables will be established between selected interns and the NPCO staff member directly supervising the internship experience. Input the intern’s faculty advisor/degree-granting program requirements will also be weighed in the development of internship outcomes/deliverables, which may include:

  • Thorough and documented plan to implement outreach and engagement in communities across Ohio for specified community demographics
  • Research and analysis of effective community organizing techniques of other organizations, possibly including techniques frequently used by anti-choice organizations
  • Written timelines and plans for organizing events and community programs focused on advocacy and/or education
  • A developed network of community and civic leaders across Ohio

To apply:
Please include your resume & a cover letter with this application. All three documents will be emailed to Hannah@prochoiceohio.org for the Northern area of Ohio (office located in Cleveland) or KelleyF@prochoiceohio.org for the Central & Southern areas of the state (office located in Columbus).

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