Intern, Information, Support & Education Team

Employer
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
Location
Arlington, VA
Posted
Feb 09, 2017
Closes
Mar 31, 2017
Industry
Nonprofit
Hours
Full Time

The NAMI Information, Support & Education team is looking for a computer-savvy, creative and dedicated intern to assist with a variety of projects key to the success of our NAMI signature education programs.

Intern opportunities and responsibilities

The intern will work on a multi-disciplinary team that supports classes, presentations and support groups for individuals with mental health conditions and for their loved ones. He or she will learn about non-profit development, peer-led mental health programs and the technical skills needed to support them.

Specific duties include developing web content from NAMI program materials, writing and editing program-related blogs, updating existing presentations/documents/online resources and supporting training and convention planning.

About NAMI

NAMI is the nation's largest grassroots organization focused on improving the lives of millions of Americans affected by mental illness. The NAMI Information, Support & Education team supports ten signature programs that are offered throughout the U.S., with limited programing in Canada, Mexico and Italy.

Time Frame: Spring or Summer 2017 (15-20 hours per week, 8-12 weeks)

Exact days and times are flexible to match the intern's schedule.

Internships are unpaid but we provide metro benefits. The majority of the work will be on-site at the NAMI Office in Arlington, VA, Monday through Friday. The office Metro and handicapped accessible.

Qualifications:

  • Strong writing and verbal communications skills
  • Video editing experience desired but not required
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Proficient computer skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Interest in mental health
  • Preference given to candidates fluent in Spanish