2020 Summer Intern-LatinX Organizing

Washington, DC
Policy, Campaigns & Advocacy – Organizing, Engagement & Campaigns
Internship
Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) is the nation’s leading women’s health care provider, educator, and advocate, serving women, men, teens and families. For over 100 years, PPFA has done more than any other organization in the United States to improve women’s health and safety, prevent unintended pregnancies, and advance the right and ability of individuals and families to make informed and responsible health care decisions.

The application window closes on January 26, 2020.

Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) has long been committed to increasing civic engagement in the Latino community — the nation’s fastest growing demographic and one that faces many obstacles to health care access. The Raíz program is Planned Parenthood’s national effort to work with the Latino community on fights for reproductive health, sex education, and access to care. In the first year of the Raíz program, organizers worked on voter registration, Medicaid expansion, immigration reform, and passed a comprehensive sex education reform.
 
Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) seeks a 2020 LatinX Organizing summer intern who will work with communities of color and other marginalized groups along with assisting to the development of training materials and support for the LatinX and affiliate staff who work with the LatinX communities.  

The program runs from June 1st 2020 to August 14th 2020.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Under the supervision of the Raiz Program Manager, assist with the planning and execution of trainings, check in’s, agendas, etc.
    • Assisting in the development of organizing trainings, curriculum, and materials.
    • Taking a leadership role on special projects and perform administrative duties as assigned and required.  

REQUIREMENTS / TECHNICAL EXPERTISE

    • Candidate should be a current undergraduate student or should have completed studies within the last six months.
    • Experience with campaigns in diverse communities preferred (with emphasis in Latino communities/populations).
    • Spanish-language proficiency strongly preferred.
    • Understanding of the issues facing communities when it comes to accessing health care.
    • Strong writing and public speaking skills.
    • Computer proficiency including Microsoft Office Suite.

PERSONAL QUALITIES /OTHER ATTRIBUTES

    • Embody PPFA's organization tagline – “Care.  No matter what.” as it applies to how we treat our patients, our affiliates, and our co-workers.
    • Exceptional attention to details.
    • Excellent problem solving skills, initiative, and resourcefulness.
    • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.

TRAVEL

    • 0-25%
To be considered for this internship you must attach a current resume, cover letter stating your interest.

Planned Parenthood Federation of America is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory work environment, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  Planned Parenthood is committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion, respect and integrity, customer focus, and innovation.
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