Amistades, Inc.

Sponsor Organization

Amistades, Inc.

Description

Amistades, Inc. is a Latino-led, Latino-serving, 501 (c) 3 non-profit community development organization serving Pima County and Southern Arizona. The mission of Amistades is to provide culturally responsive services, advocacy for social justice, and community empowerment. Amistades envisions empowered communities that inspire cultural preservation, social equality, and self-sufficiency.

Internship Available

  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Spring

Deadlines

SummerAt least 2 weeks before the enrollment term.
Fall: At least 4 weeks before the enrollment term.
Spring: At least 4 weeks before the enrollment term.

Internship Description:  Unpaid

Intern will be a valuable part of the Amistades team. Intern will work to support the prevention activities of the organization. Responsibilities will include a range of tasks. The internship position will also have its share of "busy" work including envelope stuffing and administrative duties like file cleaning and data entry.

  • Participant recruitment
  • Communication with program participants
  • Field work with program participants
  • Documentation, data collection, reporting
  • Maintenance of hard copy and electronic files
  • Meeting coordination and community mobilization

Purpose of the Internship

Prevention internship will assist student in gaining administrative and fieldwork experience within the nonprofit sector. Interns will learn tangible skills that can be used in future professional settings.

Agency Minimum Qualifications

Candidate be positive and resilient and must parallel the needs of the developing, changing organization.

  • A shared passion for the mission and vision of Amistades
  • Excellent computerskills (MS Office) and ability to learn new programs quickly
  • Strong written and verbal communication skill
  • Strong organizationalskills- managing calendars, follow-up with contacts, etc.
  • Outstanding attention to detail Is required

Agency Preferred Qualifications

Bilingual (English/Spanish)

How to Apply

Please send resume and writing sample to rmjasso@amistadesinc.org; no phone calls.