Marketing and Administrative Intern/Volunteer


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


6960 Flanders DriveSan Diego, CA 92121


POSITION SUMMARY:The Marketing and Administrative Assistant position offers real-world experience in creating and managing HomeAid San Diego’s marketing activities. The ideal candidate will be an individual of high integrity that has a passion for helping change the lives of San Diegan’s most in need and will enjoy working in an environment of multitasking, self reliance and creativity. This internship is unpaid; however, interns may receive school credit for their time.

SUPERVISION: Takes immediate direction from the Marketing & Communications Manager with supplemental direction from the Executive Director.


  • Assist in the development and implementation of all marketing materials
  • Assist in developing and executing marketing plans for special events, including fundraising events and community outreach efforts
  • Perform administrative duties including maintenance of donor database, thank you letters, filing, and similar as needed
  • Aid the Marketing & Communications Manager in preparing media communications (ex: press releases, shelter provider stories, website & blog content, e-newsletters, etc.)
  • Collaborate with Communications Intern to conduct research on and pitch stories to local news media to increase HomeAid’s exposure in the community
  • Develop and help execute social media presence online - prepare and communicate web presence through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn
  • Other related duties as assigned


  • Ideal candidate holds a college degree or is currently enrolled in college
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail and results oriented with ability to work effectively as part of a team and independently
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Social Media
  • Experience with Wordpress and graphic design programs preferred
  • Must have viable transportation


  • Minimum 3+ month commitment
  • A minimum of 10 hours per week (if receiving school credit time commitment must align with requirements of school)
  • Flexible scheduling within office hours (9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday)
  • Attendance and support for special events is required


  • Fundraising
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Content Management Systems
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO
  • Community Outreach

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Minimum 3+ months, minimum of 10 hours/week

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