The Center on Policy Initiatives is a research and action institute dedicated to creating economic prosperity, sustainable communities and a healthy environment for all. CPI serves a unique role in the San Diego region providing the analysis, policy solutions, education and alliances that advance social and economic justice.
The Students for Economic Justice (SEJ) Summer Internship Program is a project of CPI which builds stronger capacity for community organizing in San Diego. It is an intensive 6-week program that gives students organizing training through political education, skills building, and hands-on in-the-field experience working on campaigns for economic and social justice. Students receive trainings from experienced community leaders throughout San Diego and will finish the program with a better understanding of the political landscape of the region.
We are looking for a part-time internship assistant coordinator for SEJ. Under the guidance of the community organizing department, the internship assistant coordinator is in charge of the implementation of the internship program. Experience mentoring youth and/or college students a plus.
- Schedule speakers, trainings, and tours for the program
- Manage logistics for trainings and meetings (such as booking rooms and equipment)
-Prepare materials for the interns (before the start of the program and throughout the program)
-Assist in planning and executing events and fundraising activities including the SEJ graduation at the end of the program
-Weekly reports and final program evaluation
-Other program logistics and assistance as needed to ensure smooth program operation
-Highly organized and efficient.
-Able to meet deadlines.
-Strong written and verbal skills; computer competency.
-Experience working with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point.
-Self-directed and able to handle multiple projects and responsibilities.
-Able to troubleshoot when things come up last minute.
-Belief in and commitment to social and economic justice.
-Experience working with communities of color and immigrant communities.
-Experience mentoring youth and/or college students a plus.
COMPENSATION: This is a part-time position, at 20-30 hours a week. The pay will be at $16/hr.
DURATION: The duration of this position will be from June 9th through August 22nd.
DEADLINE: The deadline to apply is 5pm on Friday, March 28th. Interested applicants should email cover letter, resume, and three references to: Trinh Le, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Center on Policy Initiatives is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals to apply.
The Center on Policy Initiatives (CPI) is an innovative San Diego non-profit organization that combines cutting-edge research, policy campaigns, coalition building and leadership development programs to promote economic and social justice. For more information about CPI, please see www.onlinecpi.org.
This is a full time position requiring an individual of independence, initiative and responsibility. The successful candidate must have a strong commitment to strengthening the labor and progressive social justice movements; collaborating with progressive, diverse community organizations; and conducting effective organizing, outreach and the promotion of a comprehensive policy program. The organizer will be both building and managing coalitions and working with and training emerging grassroots leaders to carry out campaigns that benefit low-wage workers, maintain and expand access to quality jobs, and create healthier, more equitable and sustainable communities.
Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Lead Organizer, the Coalition Organizer is responsible for
Qualifications: Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to economic justice and the labor movement, a willingness to work long hours and weekends when necessary and an ability to work independently.
SALARY AND BENEFITS:
This is a full-time, salaried position. Salary is competitive, based on experience, with generous benefits.
Interested applicants should email cover letter, resume, and three references to: email@example.com.
CPI actively supports affirmative action. People of color are strongly encouraged to apply.