Community Outreach Intern

Employer
AARP
Location
Louisville, Kentucky
Posted
May 06, 2022
Closes
Jun 05, 2022
Ref
2957
Industry
Nonprofit
Hours
Full Time
Overview

AARP is the nation's largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering people 50 and older to choose how they live as they age. With a nationwide presence and nearly 38 million members, AARP strengthens communities and advocates for what matters most to families: health security, financial stability and personal fulfillment. AARP also produces the nation's largest circulation publications: AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin.

Are you a creative, passionate, and results-driven student interested in community outreach and event planning? The AARP Kentucky Team is looking for you! Our team creates and executes various events and projects to improve the lives of people as they age and help build a better tomorrow for future generations. We'll challenge you to think and work innovatively on real-world projects. AARP is committed to your growth and cultivating your continued learning and development. This paid internship has an anticipated start date of June of 2022 and will go through the end of the year.

Responsibilities

  • Assist with the coordination and implementation of community outreach efforts associated with Age-Friendly Louisville and other events
  • Conduct event and project management with excellent organizational skills
  • Assist with the development of a volunteer onboarding monitoring system for the Louisville Community Team
  • Interact with diverse groups of individuals with varied backgrounds and goals (volunteers, community leaders, partner organizations, and vendors)
  • Serve as a representative of AARP at community sponsored activities
  • Create/manage relationships, at various levels, with volunteers, elected officials, and organizations

Qualifications

  • Must be enrolled in a degree program at an accredited college/university rising undergraduate juniors or seniors, or graduate students and remain academically enrolled throughout the internship or must have previously graduated from college and enrolled in a continuing education program
  • Must be a self-starter and adaptable with the ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, anticipate project needs, and discern work priorities
  • Ability to work well with diverse populations, including gender, race, and sexual orientation
  • Technical proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
  • Exceptional verbal/written communications skills
  • Familiarity and knowledge of multiple social media platforms is a plus
  • In-office with remote work possible, with the ability to work effectively surrounded by moderate noise or independently offsite

Compensation and Benefits

The hourly range is $18 for undergraduates, $21 for graduate students, $28 for Ph.D. candidates. Internships are non-exempt positions and are not eligible for employee benefits.

Flexible Work Arrangement (FWA)

AARP observes Mondays and Fridays as telecommuting workdays, except for essential functions. Remote work and telecommuting can only be done within the United States and its territories.

Equal Employment Opportunity

AARP is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. AARP does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.