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Southwest Human Development-Community Development Intern

Company Name: 
Southwest Human Development
Industry: 
Business
Application Due Date: 
Sunday, October 15, 2017
Location: 
Phoenix
Paid: 
No
Federal Work-Study Eligible Site: 
No
Qualify for WIRCCS Scholarship: 
No
Description: 

The community development intern will work under direction of community development manager within the development department of the agency. The community development team works with human service organizations, businesses, and community organizations throughout Arizona to build awareness of the agency’s programs. Activities may include, but not limited to attending meetings and community events, telephone outreach, distribution of outreach materials, database management, and public speaking. 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.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

Works with community development manager and community development team to implement community outreach plans to increase awareness of Southwest Human Development. This position’s primary responsibilities include:

  • Activities such as events, telephone and online contact, and presentations
  • Research/gather contact information on potential target audiences, organizations, groups, associations for the outreach team to cultivate
  • Assists in coordinating outreach efforts of agency staff to ensure that appropriate events are covered, specifically updating/populating outreach event calendar
  • Provides follow-up with outreach audiences specifically, follow up calls Birth to Five Helpline database contacts
  • Participates in community meetings, agency and community committees that effect and impact the program'(s) services and participants
  • Work with community outreach specialist on special projects
Minimum Requirements: 
  • Supports the agency/department mission and philosophy to staff, participants, and the community
  • Uses independent judgment and discretion in setting daily priorities to complete tasks
  • Demonstrates sensitivity to linguistic, cultural, social, economic, individual, and role differences among persons and families served
  • Adheres to SWHD Core Values and the Codes of Ethics of NASW and NAEYC
  • Communicates in a positive, respectful and courteous manner
  • Interacts with co-workers and the community to build productive, collaborative relationships to support the achievement of outreach goals
  • Understands and maintains private and sensitive information within the confines of need-to-know parameters
  • Composes written communication, including letters, memos, minutes, forms, presentations, and other documents with accuracy and sensitivity