About Step Up:
Step Up is a nonprofit membership organization that believes all girls should have the chance to fulfill their potential. We propel girls from under-resourced communities to fulfill their potential by empowering them to be confident, college-bound, career-focused, and ready to join the next generation of professional women. Our teen programs include:
after-school programs paired with evening/weekend mentorship events
9th + 10th grade curriculum focuses on building confidence
11th + 12th grade curriculum focuses on college + career exploration
group mentoring model ensures girls connect with a variety of professional women role models
Requirements/Necessary Skills for Recruitment:
-With the Program Manager’s guidance, the part-time Teen Programs -Intern will support many facets of Step Up’s direct service programming, including:
-Assisting in the planning and facilitation of after-school, in-school and -Saturday programming focused on Confidence, College Readiness & Career Development.
-One-on-one and group mentoring with Step Up teens
-Interacting and facilitating communication between teen girls, school staff, parents, and volunteers
-Understanding and managing data collection
-Passion for women’s social issues and interest in delivering quality educational, enriching experiences to girls
-Excellent communication and interpersonal skills working with a variety of groups, including school administrations and volunteers
-Demonstrated competency working with ethnically diverse and under resourced communities
-Strong sense of integrity, commitment and initiative
-High level of organization and the ability to multi-task.
-Ability to travel to the Step Up office and partner schools in and around downtown Los Angeles: Leimert Park, Boyle Heights, Atwater Village, etc.
-Willingness to work some weekends and evenings
-Valid driver’s license and insurance or other reliable form of transportation
-Up to date proof of negative TB screening (Step Up can support in acquisition)
-Ability to pass a background check (Step Up can support in acquisition)
-Facilitation experience working with youth preferred
-Bilingual English/Spanish preferred
-Proficiency in CRM data management tools (specifically Salesforce) preferred
-Mastery of Microsoft Office (specifically Word, Excel, and Outlook)
Benefits & Perks:
-Program Dates & Compensation
Program Schedule (flexibility available for you to plug in how your schedule permits)
Start Date: August 11, 2014
Training: August 11-17 (specific dates within TBD)
After School Sessions: Starting August 18
Day & Time:
Tuesday, alternating between 12noon and 5:30 to be given in advance
Occasional evenings & Saturdays, to be planned in advance
This internship will run from August-December, with the potential to extend December through June.
Intern work hours are between 10:00am – 5:30pm, with a minimum of 3 days or at least 15 hours per week.
This is an unpaid internship, with the option to earn college credit
-You will gain:
Training in non-profit management, marketing, data analysis, and all around business practices
Ability to work closely with the Program Manager
Opportunity to attend high level events and network with dynamic women
Opportunity to build relationships from motivated and inspiring teen girls.
Please send resume & cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
No phone calls, please
12-15 Hours Per Week