*This particular opportunity is a partnership between The City of Avondale and Estrella Mountain Community College and is only available to current EMCC students. If you are not a student at EMCC but would like assistance in searching for other internships and/or jobs. Please contact us at 623-935-8740 as we have other resources open to the public.
The City of Avondale Neighborhood and Family Services Department has an opening for a Neighborhood Revitalization intern at the Avondale Community Center.
The Neighborhood and Family Services Department was created in 2006 to support and nurture the development of families and the neighborhoods in which they live. The goal of the department is to enhance the quality of life and sense of community experienced by residents and families in Avondale's many neighborhoods. The department includes: Revitalization, Code Enforcement, Family Services, Youth Development Services, and Housing and Community Development.
The Neighborhood Revitalization intern will work under the direction of the Neighborhood Revitalization Manager within the City of Avondale Neighborhood and Family Services Department. Activities will generally be tailored to urban planning/community development activities; however as needs arise- intern may have opportunity to interact with other divisions in the department.
The company has asked that the intern work for 20 hours per week . Hours are flexible, depending on the student’s schedule. Applicants must be continuing EMCC students and have a minimum of 2.5 G.P.A or a recommendation from your SWSC instructor. If you would like assistance in preparing the required materials; cover letter, application and resume or in preparing for an interview, please contact the Career Center at 623.935.8740.
- Assist with the development of four neighborhood action plans
- Assist with property redevelopment activities
- Non-profit development research
- Maintain commercial property database
- Develop marketing materials
Student Intern Should:
- Be a current EMCC student with a min of 2.5 GPA or SWSC Instructor approval
- Be able to work a minimum of 20 hours per week
- Be Federal Work Study eligible to be paid
- Public Administration and/or Urban Planning background.
- Strong interest in community development and community outreach.
- Analytical; good communicator and proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.