Community Engagement Intern

  • Kim Lundgren Associates
  • New Bedford, MA, USA
  • Nov 26, 2018
Part time Communication - Public Outreach

Job Description

Community Engagement Intern

Kim Lundgren Associates, Inc

NB Resilient is the City of New Bedford’s climate action and resilience plan. The intern will be a part of implementing our equitable community engagement strategy. The community engagement intern will work alongside City staff and the consultant team. Their primary role will be to conduct outreach on the ground with community members of our target populations and partner organizations.

This is a paid position with a flexible schedule and work is primarily completed at events in New Bedford or remotely. The hours will likely range from 5-15 hours a week depending on the candidate. The internship will go through June of 2019.

Interests may include:

  • Equitable community engagement both in person and online
  • Climate change mitigation and adaptation
  • Environmental science
  • Public policy
  • Urban planning

Skills

  • Professional verbal and written communication
  • Proactive and willingness to learn
  • Detail orientated with the ability to see the whole picture
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment
  • Enhanced cultural awareness and sensitivity to customs and cultural differences
  • Organized
  • Microsoft Excel data entry and analysis
  • Microsoft PowerPoint and/or Publisher
  • 1-2 years of related job experience and/or post-secondary education
  • Dual language (preferred)

Responsibilities could include:

  • Conduct community outreach to a representatives of local organizations and residents
  • Logistical event planning
  • Research on best practices
  • Attend events and distribute surveys
  • Draft social media posts
  • Create surveys and complete data entry
  • Communicate the shared values we all have in working towards climate resilience

To Apply:

Please send a resume and letter of interest to apply to amanda@kimlundgrenassociates.com. Applications will be reviewed immediately.

If you have questions, please reach out to amanda@kimludgrenassociates.com

 

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Job Level

Entry-level,   Mid-level  

Sector

Consulting

Salary

$15.00

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