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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

143 Bostwick Ave NEGrand Rapids, MI 49503


About

The Borgen Project is an innovative, national campaign that is working to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy. This is a part-time 14-hours per week, unpaid telecommuting internship. The internship is 4-months and responsible for leading public and political outreach in the state and district assigned to.

Key Responsibilities:

- Must be available Mondays 4:30-6:00 PM PST for The Borgen Project’s national conference call.

- Meet with members of Congress and/or Congressional staffers in your State and District.

- Represent The Borgen Project at various business, political and community events.

- Assist with fundraising. Create a personal fundraising campaign and meet targets.

- Mobilize individuals to contact their members of Congress in support of key poverty-reduction legislation.

- As needed, speak to groups, classes and organizations.

- Write letters of support for key programs to political leaders, media and other groups.

Qualifications:

- Outstanding writing skills.

- Self-starter who can produce great results with limited supervision.

- Strong oral communication skills and ability to lead meetings and give speeches.

Skills

  • Public Speaking
  • Fundraising
  • Networking
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • 4 months, 14 hours/week

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