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CASA of Union County, Inc.

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CASA of Union County is seeking a Communications & Development Intern for Spring 2022.

The nonprofit organization, a child-advocacy organization based in Elizabeth, NJ, serves the county’s most vulnerable youth - abandoned, abused and neglected child-victims (age 0-21) involved in the child welfare system.

The organization prides itself on the educational opportunity provided to its interns, recognizes the crucial work they do and values interns as part of #TeamCASA.

Applicants must be organized, have a honed attention to detail, and demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Suite required. Additionally, knowledge of Slack, Dropbox, Constant Contact and donor database management preferred, but not required. Intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Developing outreach and marketing materials;
  • Identifying and attending community outreach events;  
  • Funder research and grant proposal assistance;
  • Donor management; 
  • Creating, scheduling, and posting social media content; 
  • Updating website content;
  • Organizing and assisting with events and virtual campaigns; 

The spring intern generally works a minimum of 8 hours weekly, January - May. Interns may choose to pursue school credit if applicable and, in such cases, start and end dates are flexible based on university schedule. The intern awarded this volunteer position must undergo all necessary background checks as required by the National CASA/GAL Association for Children and Union County judiciary volunteer protocols.

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About CASA of Union County, Inc.

Location:

Albender Building, 1143-45 East Jersey St 2nd Floor, Elizabeth, NJ 07201, US

Mission Statement

The mission of CASA is to recruit, screen and train community volunteers to advocate for the best interest of foster care youth in Family Court. We promote and support quality volunteer representation for children to provide each child a safe, permanent, nurturing home.

Description

Every year more than half a million abused and neglected children are in need of safe, permanent, nurturing homes. That's where CASA steps in. CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) was created in 1977 to make sure the abuse and neglect these children originally suffered at home doesn't continue as abuse and neglect at the hands of the system. As trained advocates, CASA volunteers are appointed by judges to be a voice for these children in court. The result is that a child is placed into a safe, loving home where he/she can thrive. It is the CASA vision to provide a volunteer for each and every abused and neglected child who needs one.

Advocacy & Human Rights

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1143-1145 East Jersey Street2nd FloorElizabeth, NJ 07201

(40.6669,-74.20407)
 

SKILLS

  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Minimum of 8 hours weekly, January-May

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