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2437 15th Street NWWashington, DC 20011


The program intern provides support and assistance to the Program Manager on all activities related to the Fly By Light program, including planning and organizing the summer retreat and supporting field trips and special events. Duties include maintaining the database on participants and their parents, helping with curriculum, asking for donations, overseeing Fly By Light’s social media presence, supporting parent and alumni engagement, and occasionally participating in in-school, weekend, or evening special events.

This is an exciting opportunity to work with a dynamic, unique, and innovative emotional literacy, arts-based social justice organization, providing leadership on the organization's program development and implementation and communications needs. This position is appropriate for an undergraduate or graduate level student who is able to commit approximately 15-20 hours a week.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about One Common Unity’s mission, and committed to positive youth, family, and community development and social change. S/he needs to have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be proactive, creative, flexible and prepared to join a dynamic, growing organization.

This position reports to the Program Manager and Executive Director and works closely with other staff within the organization.


  • Experience and/or interest in education and positive youth development programs

  • Experience with social media (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Motivated to work with youth

  • Multi-tasker and ability to work in a fast-paced environment

One Common Unity is registered to provide academic credit through all major universities in Washington, DC. Please inquire with your academic advisor for details. We are particularly interested in students who can commit to the organization for six to nine months starting between mid-January and February 2017.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. Please send a cover letter and resumé to onecommonunity@gmail.com and include "Program Intern Application" in the subject line.


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