Mi Familia Vota

Sponsor Organization

Mi Familia Vota

Location

Tucson/Phoenix, Arizona

Description

Mi Familia Vota / Mi Familia Vota Education Fund is one of the premiere Latino civic engagement organizations in the country with a trained and skilled staff dedicated to the empowerment and civic participation of the Latino community. MFV/ MFV EF develops, coordinates, and implements sophisticated non-partisan field programs and strategies including citizenship promotion and assistance, voter registration, and voter education and mobilization.

Internship Available

  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Spring

Deadlines

At least 2 weeks before the enrollment term.

Internship Description: Unpaid     

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performing account payables in QuickBooks with accordance to Mi Familia Vota’s financial guidelines
  • Assisting the Operation Financial Director
  • Produces information by transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, transmitting text, data, and graphics
  • Provides information by answering questions and requests facilitates communication between the Executive Director, Operations Financial Director, BOD and MFV staff members
  • Resolves administrative problems by coordinating preparation of reports, analyzing data, and identifying solutions
  • Maintains supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies
  • Purchasing equipment and supplies for the organizations locations across the U.S
  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; and evaluating new equipment

Purpose of the internship

To help the individual learn about the importance of voter engagement and social advocacy work within the Latino community. To become knowledgeable about assisting permanent residents in becoming naturalized citizens. To be engaged in local elections and to understand important proposition measures on the ballot.

Agency Preferred Qualifications

These tasks require extensive written, verbal communication, and organizational skills, along with multi-tasking abilities. The skill of multi-tasking is essential to this position with it, success is not possible. Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, and Power Point, is required. Proficiency in QuickBooks is a plus.

How to apply

Please email a copy of your resume, cover letter, and two references to: Sandyo@mifamiliavota.org . The email-subject line should read “MFV Director” or may be missed.