Social Media Manager Internship

Cause Areas


Wed Jan 11, 2017 - Mon Jul 31, 2017


8788 Balboa Ave.San Diego, CA 92123


Objective: To publicize HandsOn San Diego’s projects, both to recruit and recognize our volunteers and Team Leaders.

Location: Training in person at our office in Kearny Mesa. Position can be done virtually, but shared office space and computer access is available as well.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Post to our Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook accounts at least 5 times per week.
  • Schedule posts in advance using Hootsuite.
  • Photograph at least two projects per month on your own schedule to highlight on social media accounts.
  • Remind Team Leaders to photograph their projects and post photos they take.
  • Design images using Canva, Photoshop, or similar applications to advertise our projects.
  • Share relevant content and articles on our social media accounts.
  • Write new content to share on our social media accounts at least once per week using our blog (such as highlighting a Team Leader or project).
  • Heavily market our quarterly VolunBEERS fundraiser.
  • Track our follower totals on all social media accounts monthly.


  • Excellent skills in writing, design, and photography.
  • Self-starter with attention to detail.
  • Past social media or marketing experience a plus.
  • Able to pass a background check.

Time Commitment: Flexible, 2-3 hours/week for at least 6 months

Training and Support: 1.5-2 hour orientation and support during office hours


  • Experience in the growing field of social media management.
  • Behind the scenes experience with a nonprofit organization.
  • Leadership and professional development opportunities available.
  • HandsOn San Diego membership.

Apply here:


  • Photography
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO
  • Graphic Design / Print
  • Market Research / Analysis

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-3 hours/week for at least 6 months

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