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  • Non-Profit
  • Fall
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • 2016

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Mission

Our swim school mission is to create miracles in the lives of children and adults, including those with special needs, and to inspire others to do what inspires them. We do that by teaching the life-skill of swimming to enrich the lives of everyone, including special needs children & adults, & low-income families, empowering them with confidence & accomplishment.

Vision

As a swim school in Los Angeles, our vision is to be the premier national provider of competitive swim training and year-round swim instruction for children and adults, including those with special needs and disabilities.

Philosophy

We believe that swimming is a life skill that all children and adults should learn. By learning how to swim, we increase our understanding of the world around us. Swimming also equips us with skills that help us live better and might potentially save our life at some point. Learning to swim teaches us ways to cope with the challenges that come our way in life. The approach used by One with the Water provides success at any age. We empower you, building your confidence and awareness of the water, teaching you to swim as quickly as possible.

Core Values

Quality
Safety
Expertise

http://onewiththewater.org/about-one-with-the-water-swim-school/

Requirements/Necessary Skills for Recruitment: 

Are you an extroverted and motivated individual who wants to learn how the world of the Service Industry REALLY works?

If selected for this internship, you will come away with a very real and accurate understanding of the fast-paced world of the Los Angeles service industry.

You will learn about:
Marketing a growing franchise
Lean Six-Sigma® for Service
Working out contracts for events
Seeking out new accounts
Advertising on Social Media
Seeking Corporate Sponsorships
Social Media Outreach
Grant Applications

We are currently looking for one amazing individual to help us create miracles and inspire others to do what inspires them, and work remotely and occasionally from the pool deck in West Los Angeles and Santa Monica. The hours are flexible, and working virtually is a huge part of what we do. We might request your occasional attendance of local meetings.

General Responsibilities

Create and modify documents using Microsoft Office, and type 60+wpm
Coordinate conference calls, meetings; assist in events and celebrity outreach
Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, excellent computer skills and provide excellent customer service.
Create, track, and record new contracts from committed prospects
Quickly acquire comprehensive knowledge of our product and marketplace, be able to process many variables and communicate sophisticated information effectively
Collaborate with Board of Directors and marketing teams on special projects
Expect 5 to 10 hours per week, duration is semester based or summer. Extension consideration after 90-day evaluation.

For consideration, please visit our web site OneWithTheWater.org and then email to Swim@OneWithTheWater.org, 1) your current resume, 2) a photo and 3) a 500-word essay on why you would be a good fit for this program.

Location: Santa Monica/West Los Angeles
Compensation: TBD
This is a part-time, virtual internship
Please, no phone calls
Please do not contact poster about other services, products or commercial interests
Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact us

~ Highly qualified candidates will also be considered for a paid internship. Initial review of applications will occur April 15th, applications welcome until position is successfully filled.

Intern Payment: 
Travel Expenses/Lunches Covered
Internship Description of Duties: 
Find donors and sponsors (Paid 5% commission on all monetary donations), set up an online fundraising campaign, or modify existing campaigns Increase followers on our social media platforms Research grant providers, create calendar and apply for grants using template Seek sponsorships by contacting organizations and corporations
Hours Required: 
12-15 Hours Per Week