Education Programs Intern
Phoenix, Arizona /
Organizational Advancement – Education /
Education Programs Intern
Fall 2020 - Remote Work
Working directly with Planned Parenthood Arizona’s Education Department (SHARE), this position will assist with updating Education marketing materials, lead social media campaigns, support event promotion and facilitation, and update the Education website as necessary. In addition, the intern will work collaboratively with department staff and community partners to increase consistent opportunities for family and community engagement within Phoenix and the surrounding community.
Location and Reporting Assignment
The Education Programs Intern will report directly to the Education and Training Coordinator who will provide supervision, training, direction, and feedback as necessary. Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and the nature of the work, this internship will be remote- with access to administrative offices in Phoenix and Tucson as needed. Hours are flexible, but evening and (less often) weekend hours may be required.
The Intern will:
● Develop content for social media campaigns and eblasts on behalf of the Education Department
● Coordinate with the Program Coordinator and Communications Manager to plan and schedule social media posts strategically, always considering current social and political events (both local and national);
● Assist with event preparation and promotion;
● Work with the Education team to assess program marketing materials and assist with updating current materials and/or creating new materials;
● Consistently update and refresh Education website, as needed;
● Complete all requisite programmatic documentation in a timely manner;
● Through shadowing, content training and observation, gain an understanding of PPAZ’s education philosophy, that sexuality is intrinsic to the human experience, and should be inclusive, supportive, and accessible to all;
● Conduct outreach and administrative work for other PPAZ Education programs as time permits;
● Perform other relevant administrative and event tasks as identified.
Qualifications for the volunteer position of Education Programs Intern include:
● Must be 18 years of age or older;
● Able to commit a minimum of 10 -15 hours per week;
● Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
● Ability to coordinate simultaneous projects;
● Spoken and written fluency in Spanish highly preferred;
● Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite; Google Suite; Canva; Hootsuite; Social Media (Facebook, Instagram); MailChimp;
● Ability to work independently and in a collaborative manner;
● Must be self motivated, well organized, and have an enthusiastic desire to support pro-choice and sexual education issues in a non-partisan manner;
● Have some knowledge of reproductive justice issues or be willing to learn;
● Interest in and sensitivity to diverse ethnic, cultural and religious groups.
The Education Programs Intern will report directly to the Community Education and Training Coordinator, but will work collaboratively with the entire Education Department. Appropriate training in department culture and historical context will be provided, as will deadlines for individual projects and constructive feedback.
The Education Programs Internship is a project-oriented position developed for one or more semesters. Weekly hours to accommodate an individual schedule must be arranged with the Community Education and Training Coordinator.
The Education Intern will gain highly valuable administrative and sex education curriculum facilitation experience. As an intern with Planned Parenthood, the Education Programs Intern will also have access to all volunteer-specific meetings and trainings, as schedule permits, with permission from the Community Education and Training Coordinator. There is a stipend for this position.