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This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
Becoming We the People is a non-profit organization. We are an education based social justice promoting organization focused on initiatives that lead to the end of poverty, not just alleviation.
We are looking for an intern to assist with two specific initiatives in particular. One is the further building of our South Shore Toy Project and the other is the launching and building of our Family and Veteran Adoption program. See our website for information about both projects www.becomingwethepeople.org
Possible Duties (may include some or all of these things):
Send e-mails and call contacts. Contacting businesses and organizations to build our adoption program. Contacting businesses about Toy Drive initiatives. Fundraising activities: writing letters, making phone calls, organizing an online auction, etc. Daily postings to Twitter and Facebook, including interactive use of both. Developing flyers and press releases for events and sending them to appropriate contacts. Writing thank you letters. Research for our different projects. Making changes to website Developing ideas to better accomplish the organization's goals. Scheduling meetings and workshops. Event planning Developing presentations for workshops. And more as they come up...your duties are continuously different and changing, so we need someone that is flexible.