Paid Internship- Fall 2021

  • Internship
  • Mid-Atlantic
  • Applications have closed

Website Planned Parenthood Advocates of Virginia

Location: Virginia Beach/Hampton Roads

General Description

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Virginia (PPAV) is seeking interns to work in close coordination with its organizing team by engaging and growing a base of supporters, and building power for the reproductive health care movement in the community. Each intern  works directly with a Community Organizer to develop and execute campaign plans in their assigned area. The organizer will use a local campaign/initiative as a vehicle for deepening  engagement at the local level.

Responsibilities

Compile and write background on candidates and races
Assist with Get Out the Vote (“GOTV”) efforts as communicated by supervisor
Make phone calls to support coordinated campaign efforts
Recruit volunteers by reaching out to supporters via phone and text message
Develop creative actions and programs that support PPAV’s mission
Develop an understanding of how data is a vital component to track and analyze advocacy campaigns by using VAN
Support patient advocacy programs
Data Entry
Additional duties as needed
Time & Compensation

Hourly expectations: 10-20 hours/week (interns can work up to, but not more than 20 hours per week)
Compensation of $11/hour (paid bi-weekly, must keep track of hours and submit time sheets)
Additional candidate qualifications include:

Interest in serving the local community
Curiosity around new ways of organizing, using data, and building infrastructure for a long-term movement
Ability to use personal stories to explain why you organize and move others into action
Strong commitment to meeting deadlines and showing progress towards goals
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite;
Strong critical thinking skills;
Self-starter who can collaborate actively with other team members;
Leadership and achievement in academic, professional, extracurricular, or volunteer settings;
The ability to work effectively with diverse team members and communities;
Detail-oriented, well-organized, fast learner, and can multitask;
Good humored, independent, and flexible (creativity helps too!).