Our Oregon seeks a Special Projects Volunteer Intern.

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Our Oregon seeks a Special Projects Volunteer Intern.

Background information:

Our Oregon is a 501(c)(4) organization dedicated to fighting for economic and social fairness for all Oregonians. Our coalition represents organizations and individuals who care about a range of issues, from preserving funding for our schools and critical services to protecting the environment.

Our accomplishments include defeating Bill Sizemore’s many destructive ballot measures, securing the passage of crucial initiative protection bills, and bringing together an unprecedented coalition of groups to pass Measures 66 & 67.

For more information about who we are and what we do, visit our priorities page and our Sockeye Blog.

Position Description:

Our Oregon seeks a volunteer intern to assist with a specific research project related to supporter and donor development. This internship will run roughly from July through September and requires a commitment of 8 hours/week.

The intern will work closely with the Projects Coordinator and receive instruction to develop skills specific to advocacy work.

Internship Duties:

The duties of the volunteer intern may include working on some or all of the following:

1.        Research and analysis of tools and strategies used by different types of organizations to increase interest and support, particularly in three areas:

o   Social Media

o   Blog/RSS feed

o   Donation activity


2.       
Data entry and management in support of the research project.

3.         Administrative tasks as needed to support the project and staff, to include answering phones, creating materials for presentations and other duties fundamental to advocacy work.

Qualifications:

The right person for this position will have a passion for economic and social fairness, keen attention to detail, and a talent for research. A creative disposition is a plus. This position is ideal for students and recent graduates who are seeking experience and the opportunity to learn the ins and outs of advocacy work.

Compensation:

This is an unpaid internship. We will work with you and your school to arrange for academic credit. A professional letter of recommendation may be provided upon completion of the volunteer internship.

To apply:

Please contact Alina Harway at alina@ouroregon.org

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