MYSTIC VALLEY AREA BRANCH INTERNSHIP

POSITION TITLE: Intern – Mystic Valley Area Brach—NAACP
LOCATION: Anywhere within the branches’ footprint 

Hours: 10/Month (more hours depending on business needs and President approval)

Wage: $17.50/ HR

Description of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Skilled secretarial and administrative duties assisting the Mystic Valley Branch NAAP President, Secretary, Treasurer and branch at large to discharge the functions of the branch; all other related work, as required. 

  • Performs work remotely for the time being and work under typical office conditions when safe.

  • Respond to requests for information; liaise with other groups, work outside of normal business hours, and attend meetings; the volume of work is subject to seasonal and other fluctuations, in response to national/local needs. 

  • Interact frequently  with the public and other branch members, interacting with volunteer and professional organizations, boards and commissions; most contact is in person (when safe), by telephone, text or email.

  • Maintain/updates website with meeting info, events, donation and volunteer opportunities, committee updates and data entry as needed.

  • Manage social media accounts for the branch, this includes: Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter and other accounts.

Recommended Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

  • Young Professional or College Student. 

  • Knowledge of office administration, basic practices and procedures; experience using zoom, and managing email marketing tools such as, Mailchimp.

  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

  • Social media experience. Good communication and organizational skills.

  • Fundraising experience.

  • Not required, but experience with web design and Adobe Photoshop would be preferred.

 

ABOUT THE NAACP

 

Founded in 1909, the NAACP is the nation’s oldest and largest nonpartisan civil rights organization. Its members throughout the United States and the world are the premier advocates for civil rights in their communities. Established in 1977, The Mystic Valley Area Branch's roots lie in the work of civic leaders from the West Medford community.

VISION STATEMENT

 

The vision of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure a society in which all individuals have equal rights without discrimination based on race.

OBJECTIVES

  • To ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of all citizens

  • To achieve equality of rights and eliminate race prejudice among the citizens of the United States

  • To remove all barriers of racial discrimination through democratic processes

  • To seek enactment and enforcement of federal, state, and local laws securing civil rights

  • To inform the public of the adverse effects of racial discrimination and to seek its elimination

  • To educate persons as to their constitutional rights and to take all lawful action to secure the exercise thereof, and to take any other lawful action in furtherance of these objectives, consistent with the NAACP’s Articles of Incorporation and this Constitution.

NAACP STRATEGIC PLAN: GAME CHANGERS

  • The six NAACP Game Changers address the major areas of inequality facing African Americans that are the focus of the NAACP’s work.

Nondiscrimination Policy:

The NAACP is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  As such, it is the continuing policy of the NAACP to take affirmative action to assure equal opportunity for all employees or prospective employees without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and any other categories protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

To Apply:

Please email a resume to info@mva-naacp.org and zane.crute@mva-naacp.org

We are looking to fill this position by May 1st. Candidates will be subject to zoom interviews with 2-3 members of our executive committee.