SEO intern (specifically, Squarespace) for mental health nonprofit

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


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


We are seeking an SEO Intern (or dedicated volunteer) for 2016. We're a mental health awareness organization ( and are gearing up for an amazing year of growth. My estimate is this role requires 5-15 hours of work per week, with slightly more hours around our busy seasons (May-June and Sept-Oct).

This Is My Brave, Inc. provides a platform and a community for people affected by mental illness to share their stories through theater programs and community events. Our mission as a new non-profit organization is to ignite and actively promote a positive, national conversation on mental illness to end the stigma surrounding mental health disorders. We believe that every time we share a story, there's another crack helping to break down the stigma of mental illness.

This is an unpaid internship, but offers excellent experience in a non-profit entreprenuerial environment with the opportunity to contribute your ideas and have your voice heard as a valuable contributor to the team.

Our physical location is Ashburn, Virginia, but we work out of home offices so this will be a work-from-home opportunity, with bi-weekly Skype calls.


      • Collaborating on social media strategy and online review management
      • Generating ideas and writing mental health related blog posts
      • Keyword research, link-building and competitive analysis.
      • Reviewing key metrics across websites to access the effectiveness of SEO strategies
      • On-page optimization including page content, meta tags, h-tags, alt tags and internal linking.
      • Verifying and optimizing business and local listings for top search engines
      • Researching and monitoring industry news, trends and local market opportunities
      • Participating in process improvement activities and initiatives
      • Utilizing programs such as Google Analytics, Google Search Console, SEM Rush and other industry leading SEO tools
      • Knowledge of Squarespace is a huge plus, as this is our hosting platform
  • This is an exciting chance to get involved - and have a voice - with an organization which is on the leading edge of social change when it comes to the way society views mental illness.

This will be a volunteer position starting in late October. Would love to speak with you if you are interested in learning more! To apply, please email: jennifer(at) and submit your resume and a video clip (can be shot on your smartphone or using a computer's webcam) telling us why you're interested in joining our team.


  • Marketing Analytics
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Website Project Management
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO

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Requirements & Commitment

  • up to 15 hours a week
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