It’s Time Texas is HIRING!

See below for TWO job opportunities that It’s Time Texas is hiring for!

***(Note that employment opportunities are not always equated to internship opportunities for the purposes of a Connecting Experience– talk with your advisor before planning to use a job as a Connecting Experience)


At the IT’S TIME TEXAS’ Teach Healthier After School Program, our goal is to foster healthy choices and

athletic growth for all students. We are leading the charge to defeat childhood obesity and believe every

child should receive the education and the opportunity to live a happy, healthy life.

As an Instructor, You Will:

» Be provided with detailed lesson plans

» Develop students’ leadership skills via assigned roles within their teams

» Develop creative, adventurous, confident young movers and learners

» Lead quality health and fitness programming in a fun, safe, and active

learning environment

We are seeking candidates who are energetic, motivated, enjoy working with elementary

age children, and have a foundational understanding of sports, nutrition, and physical activity.

Location: Austin & Del Valle

Compensation: $12/hour Austin Schools, $13/hour Del Valle Schools

Spring Semester: January – May, 2017

Work Hours: Monday-Friday, 2:30- 6:00pm

Weekly Hours: Between 5-14 hours a week

Apply today at: itstimetexas.catstone.com/careers


IT’S TIME TEXAS (ITT)

Job Opportunity: After School Youth Activity Leader

Department: Teach Healthier After School (THAS)

Job Type: Part-Time, Non-Exempt, Temporary/Permanent

Who we are:

We’re a statewide nonprofit organization focused on reducing chronic illness and obesity. We do this by creating technology and programming focused on building healthier lives, healthier communities, and a healthier state. There’s so much more to know, so please check us out on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/itstimetexas

Who we want:

The After School Youth Activity Leader (THAS Leader) is a self-starter with an adaptive work style who is passionate about helping children learn more about living a happy and healthy life through play. Our organization needs a people-person, one who enjoys working with children, and has a talent for providing health education to energetic groups. We need a tenacious individual who can work effectively with various personalities to defeat childhood obesity.

Under the supervision of the THAS Manager, and with direction from the THAS Coordinator and Supervisors, the THAS Leader will be responsible for teaching the Teach Healthier curricula to students in a fun and engaging manner, monitoring children during dinner or snack time, assisting children with homework, and other instructor duties as assigned by the THAS Leadership Team or Site Coordinator.

Who you are:

Mission focused and results driven. You’re committed to supporting the mission of ITT and don’t shy away from challenges as you work toward positive results.

A strong critical thinker. You thrive on solving difficult situations, as you are able to respond quickly to challenges that arise.

Detail oriented and organized. You’re organized, able to be prepared thoroughly for classes, and meet deadlines.

An excellent communicator. You have an ability to listen actively and effectively communicate concerns and questions in a constructive manner and a reasonable timeframe.

A motivated Individual. You’re energetic and motivated, who will enjoy working with elementary children in a fast-paced environment.

A health and fitness enthusiast. You have a passion about health and fitness and bring a basic knowledge in sports, nutrition, exercise, and/or health.

What you’ll bring:

▪ High School Diploma or equivalent

▪ Commitment for an entire semester (August-December or January-May)

▪ Ability to adapt quickly to unforeseen changes

▪ High level of organization, attention to detail, and ability to complete tasks

▪ General computer literacy required to answer e-mails and submit timesheets

▪ Prolonged standing, walking, twisting, bending, and repetitive motions

▪ Ability to exert up to 25 pounds of force occasionally with assistance and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to lift or move

▪ Ability and willingness to work independently and follow instructions with minimal supervision

▪ Experience working with children is strongly preferred

ITT offers a fun, flexible work environment, optional bi-monthly socials, paid professional development classes, and we commit to each employee’s job satisfaction by addressing core needs.

To Apply: Submit cover letter and resume through our website at https://itstimetexas.org/join-our-team/

Notice: The job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Management has the right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time. IT’S TIME TEXAS is an at-will employer.

This position is located in Austin, Texas and reports to the THAS Manager.

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Glimmer of Hope Summer 2017 Internship

Summer 2017 COMMUNICATIONS INTERN

A Glimmer of Hope empowers rural Ethiopian communities to end the cycle of poverty. Our clean water, education, health care and microfinance projects create a powerful force for change.

Glimmer is looking for a Communications Intern who will assist in a variety of communications and marketing projects and help organize our media content. You will be asked to contribute to ongoing team projects that focus on efficient and engaging communication with Glimmer’s supporters. Learn more about us at glimmer.org.

apply:

Please submit a cover letter, your resume and answers to the questions below to jobs@aglimmerofhope.org. Please do not apply if you do not include the answers to the intern questions. No phone calls please.

intern questions:

  1. Describe yourself.
  2. How did you become familiar with Glimmer?
  3. How did humanitarian work become a priority for you?
  4. Explain why you are applying for this position, and what makes you a good fit.
  5. If you are accepted, what will your personal goals be during your time here?
  6. What are two or three of your favorite websites?
  7. What is the last book that you read and enjoyed? The last book you read and didn’t enjoy?
  8. What are your three favorite movies?
  9. Is there anything else you’d like us to know about you?

position:

  • Contribute to projects that enhance Glimmer’s communications to our donors through writing, storytelling, synthesis of programs information and more
  • Help organize our media content libraries
  • Contribute to and help build Glimmer’s online presence
  • Assist with research related to Glimmer’s marketing, communications and fundraising
  • Write and edit copy; assist with visual storytelling
  • Assist with other media projects as needed
  • Execute tasks on quick deadlines

 

requirements:

you’re a world changer. Interested in serving humanity? An internship at Glimmer means you’ll be a part of something big. Something that helps create change in your world.

you get things done. You’re a pro at meeting deadlines and multi-tasking, and you’re a firm believer that every detail matters. If you don’t know, you ask questions and get what you need to perform your best. You communicate early on if there is a problem.

you’re independent and innovative, yet roll with the punches. We expect creative thinking and solutions from everyone here. You are a self-starter who thinks outside the box and provides real-time solutions without hand holding. Our close-knit departments constantly overlap, so you can jump right into group projects, and deal with a diverse group.

you get accused of being a feng shui master. Your well-developed sense of space and function means you have a natural knack for design and organization. You just make things look good.

you’re knowledgeable and experienced. You have the education and work experience to back up your skills as a communicator, writer and general marketing whiz.

you’re tech savvy and an AP stylebook wizard. You’re computer literate with Mac experience and know your way around the web. You love grammar and know where to put an Oxford comma. Familiarity with Photoshop, InDesign or Google AdWords is a plus, but not required.

commitment:

We are looking for a part-time intern for the Summer of 2017. Hours are flexible. Please apply only if you are located in Austin, Texas.

benefits:

The Glimmer Internship Program is an opportunity for qualified students to gain real world experience at an international non-profit with a mission to help change the world. This is an unpaid internship but it may count for internship credit at your college or university.

 

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Internship with Expect Respect- Fall 2017

Seeking actors for unique internship with Expect Respect, a program of SAFE!

Are you a college-aged (18-25) actor, facilitator, or activist? Are you interested in working as a peer educator in a Theatre for Dialogue program which raises awareness about teen dating violence and unhealthy relationships?

Where’s Your Line?, an Educational Theatre Program, is recruiting actor-facilitator interns for the Fall 2017 semester! Interest in prevention education, youth programming, social work, applied theatre or social justice is preferred. No previous acting experience is necessary.

This Theatre for Dialogue program examines the struggles between two seniors as they make decisions about their relationship and life after high school. The format of the program includes scenes and monologues from the characters and discussion about healthy and unhealthy dating behaviors, creating boundaries, and navigating problems in relationships.

Available Roles:

Maya – Female, she’s struggling to choose between her boyfriend and her future.

Eli – Male, he’s excited about his future and worried about his relationship.

K – any gender, Maya’s best friend, struggling to support her during this rough time.

This unpaid internship requires a commitment of 5-7 hours/week, including 1-2 weekly rehearsals (daytime or evening). Then we will perform the program in high school classrooms across the greater Austin area! Reliable transportation is required. Preference will be given to individuals who can commit to a two semester internship.

We make special efforts to recruit and be inclusive of diverse applicants. We strive for diversity in these areas: race, ethnicity, backgrounds, gender identity and expression, national origin, sexual orientation, and disability.

Auditions and interviews will be held on Sunday, April 23rd 11:30am-1:30 pm & 2:00-4:00pm.

For more information and to sign up for an audition slot, contact:

Kat Schaal, Expect Respect Educational Theatre Intern at kschaal@safeaustin.org or
Meg Greene, Expect Respect Educational Theatre Manager at mgreene@safeaustin.org or call 512.356.1591

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Johnson Center for Child Health and Development- Summer Events Internships

The Johnson Center for Child Health and Development – Summer Events Intern

The Johnson Center is a nonprofit here in Austin that delivers a number of services to children with autism, developmental delays, and other special needs across the nation and around the globe. Every summer, we throw multiple parties and events that are open to children of all abilities 4-10 in the Austin area. This summer, we will have three educational (and fun!) events in June and July as part of our Junior Series and a huge Back to School Bash in August. We are looking for two dedicated students to intern with us over the summer and help out with these events.

The two-person team will help execute the Junior Series and the Back to School Bash, including making materials/decorations for science experiments, cooking expiriments, coordinating volunteers, overseeing the setting up/cleaning up of each event, and more. We are looking for students who are willing to take initiative and meet deadlines, has excellent attention to detail, and can work well as part of a team to achieve goals. This is an excellent opportunity to showcase your leadership skills, work closely with children in both a clinical and nonclinical setting, and be an integral part of one of our biggest summer projects.

Interested students can email wrichardson@johnson-center.org with a resume and references.

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Summer/Fall Internships with Well Aware

Well Aware Internships Available: Social Media Intern, Office Intern, Business Development Intern

Overview of Well Aware’s Internship program

Well Aware’s internship program is designed to provide undergraduate and graduate

students with an educational experience in implementation of clean water systems in

Africa; community development, training and education in Well Aware project regions;

development and/or organization and administration of Well Aware’s Austin office.

Interns will be assigned a supervisor that will oversee and guide their experience.

Well Aware currently offers a position as social media intern for summer and fall.

Starting in May/June. You will be devoted to all of our media channels (facebook,

twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn…) This includes assisting in content and creation.

Other responsibilities may include:

• Conducting prospect research on individual, foundation, and corporate donors

• Maintaining donor and grant databases and files, including calendaring

deadlines, logging donations, generating and sending donor acknowledgements,

logging donor appreciation efforts

• Supporting staff with logistics associated with special events, including assisting

with creation of invitation list, all logistics, soliciting sponsors, communicating with

venue and vendors

• Tracking and evaluating all development efforts

• Working with Board of Directors Development Committee to implement

development strategies

Ideal Candidates Must:

• Be responsible, flexible, hard-working, ethical, and committed to the mission

of Well Aware

• Possess a high level of organizational skills and be detail oriented

• Possess solid oral and written communication skills

• Be skilled at a variety of computer skills, e.g., Google Drive, Microsoft Word,

Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat

• Be able to operate standard office equipment (fax, photocopier, etc.)

• Able to handle multiple task at one time

• Possess an interest in a nonprofit career – particularly development and

fundraising

• Available for at least 8 hours a week

How to apply?

Send your resume, availability and motivation statement to our office manager,

Astrid Rooselaer – astrid@wellawareworld.org

Well Aware currently offers a position as business development intern for summer

and fall. Starting in May/June or September. You will assist fundraising, email outreach,

campaign planning and execution, and will assist in setting up events.

Other responsibilities may include:

• Conducting prospect research on individual, foundation, and corporate donors

• Maintaining donor and grant databases and files, including calendaring

deadlines, logging donations, generating and sending donor acknowledgements,

logging donor appreciation efforts

• Supporting staff with logistics associated with special events, including assisting

with creation of invitation list, all logistics, soliciting sponsors, communicating with

venue and vendors

• Tracking and evaluating all development efforts

• Working with Board of Directors Development Committee to implement

development strategies

Ideal Candidates Must:

• Be responsible, flexible, hard-working, ethical, and committed to the mission

of Well Aware

• Possess a high level of organizational skills and be detail oriented

• Possess solid oral and written communication skills

• Be skilled at a variety of computer skills, e.g., Google Drive, Microsoft Word,

Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat

• Be able to operate standard office equipment (fax, photocopier, etc.)

• Able to handle multiple task at one time

• Possess an interest in a nonprofit career – particularly development and

fundraising

• Available for at least 8 hours a week

How to apply?

Send your resume, availability and motivation statement to our office manager,

Astrid Rooselaer – astrid@wellawareworld.org

Well Aware currently offers a position as office intern for summer and fall. Starting in

May/June or September. You handle miscellaneous tasks such as picking up packages,

writing thank you notes, and support general administration.

Other responsibilities may include:

• Conducting prospect research on individual, foundation, and corporate donors

• Maintaining donor and grant databases and files, including calendaring

deadlines, logging donations, generating and sending donor acknowledgements,

logging donor appreciation efforts

• Supporting staff with logistics associated with special events, including assisting

with creation of invitation list, all logistics, soliciting sponsors, communicating with

venue and vendors

• Tracking and evaluating all development efforts

• Working with Board of Directors Development Committee to implement

development strategies

Ideal Candidates Must:

• Be responsible, flexible, hard-working, ethical, and committed to the mission

of Well Aware

• Possess a high level of organizational skills and be detail oriented

• Possess solid oral and written communication skills

• Be skilled at a variety of computer skills, e.g., Google Drive, Microsoft Word,

Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat

• Be able to operate standard office equipment (fax, photocopier, etc.)

• Able to handle multiple task at one time

• Possess an interest in a nonprofit career – particularly development and

fundraising

• Available for at least 8 hours a week

How to apply?

Send your resume, availability and motivation statement to our office manager,

Astrid Rooselaer – astrid@wellawareworld.org

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It’s Time Texas- Summer Internships!!

ABOUT IT’S TIME TEXAS:

IT’S TIME TEXAS is a statewide non-profit organization dedicated to making healthy easier for all Texans where they live,

learn, work, worship, and shop. Our mission is to empower people to lead healthier lives and build healthier communities.

The Following Departments Seek Interns Each Semester:

» Event & Initiatives

» Marketing & Communications

» Investor Relations

» Living Healthier Coach Hotline

View all Internship Applications at: itstimetexas.org/join-our-team

This institution is an equal opportunity provider. This material was funded by USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

POWERED BY:

» School Programs

» Choose Healthier Mobile App

» Impact & Evaluation

» Teach Healthier After School

Critical Skills/Abilities:

» Experience utilizing a team-based approach to carry out projects

» Demonstrated ability managing multiple projects and leveraging resources

» Experience in Microsoft Office Suite (additional program proficiencies may be required for specific internships)

» Strong oral and written communication skills

» Attention to detail

» Ability to be self-directed and excel with minimal supervision

» Creativity in problem solving

*Must have a reliable mode of transportation

Minimum Requirements:

» Sophomore, Junior or Senior working towards Bachelors’ or Master’s degree in public relations, advertising, communication,

film, graphic design, public health, nutrition, kinesiology, or related field

» Minimum 3.0 GPA

View all Internship Applications at: itstimetexas.org/join-our-team

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Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice- Summer 2017 Internships

***Deadline April 10th***

Undergraduate Internships

Undergraduate interns bring excitement and expanded capabilities to the Rapoport Center. Fall, spring, and summer internships are available for undergraduates who are interested in:
Working on human rights and social justice research and advocacy projects
Learning how an academic center functions
Engaging in human rights scholarship
Gaining practical experience
Collaborating with faculty, staff, and students
Interns play an important role at the Rapoport Center, and support various initiatives depending on their background, interest, and the needs of the Center. Primary duties include:

Assisting with research and advocacy projects
Supporting the coordination and publicity of events and programs
Expanding the Center’s social media outreach
Providing administrative support for Center programs
Contributing written work for press releases, website, and Annual Review publications
Serving as liaison to UT undergraduate community (through the Human Rights Student Advisory Council) and helping develop Center’s undergraduate outreach
Assisting Co-Directors, Assistant Director, Postdoctoral Fellow, Human Rights Scholars, graduate students, and affiliated faculty with other projects and tasks as assigned
This is an unpaid internship. Selected interns should be available at least 10 hours per week during the semester, and 15-20 hours per week during the summer.

View our current interns

Application

Required Qualifications

Commitment to working on issues of human rights and justice
Excellent writing and editing ability
Strong organizational and time management skills
Professional demeanor
The following qualifications may be preferred in some candidates:

Demonstrated experience with publication, design, and website software (e.g. Adobe Creative Suite)
Proficiency in a foreign language
Experience with scholarly research and editing
Journalism experience
How to Apply

Qualified students should submit the following items individually in PDF format via email (subject: Undergraduate Internship) to humanrights@law.utexas.edu:

Cover letter (state why you are interested in the position; demonstrate basic knowledge of our programs and activities)
CV/Resume (indicate any relevant skills and foreign language proficiency)
Transcript (unofficial is acceptable; an official copy can be mailed if needed, to arrive by the application due date)
List of three references (at least two must be UT faculty; include name, title, and contact information; full letters not required)
Writing sample (3-5 pages; does not need to relate directly to human rights, although that is preferable)
Deadline

April 10, 2017

Contact

Contact us at humanrights@law.utexas.edu or 512-232-4857

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Interfaith Action of Central Texas- 3 Summer Internship Positions Available!!!

iACT Summer Internships/Unpaid

Interfaith Action of Central Texas, an interfaith non-profit organization, is seeking three interns for the iLearn Refugee Youth Summer Program. iACT’s mission is to cultivate peace and respect through interfaith, dialogue, service and celebration. One of its service programs involves teaching English as a Second Language to newly arrive refugees. iACT’s youth program runs from June 19-Aug. 2 , 2017, at a downtown location accessible by city bus.

Interns are expected to be present during the program, from Monday through Thursday 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. An additional 4 hours a week approximately will be added for data entry, follow-up, or other duties different for each of the internships. These are flexible hours that can be done at any location.

The bulk of the work will involve supervising, tutoring, organizing and leading groups of refugee children, aged 6-18 as they learn English and school skills. Field trips are arranged once a week. Two all-day trips will take place in July.

Two training sessions are mandatory. For more information or to apply, send a resume to lzeidan@interfaithtexas.org.

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Center for Child Protection- 3 Internships Available

Direct Service Program Internship (undergraduate)
Program interns act in lead roles by overseeing program/client flow of the children and families on site for forensic, therapy and medical services. Daily activities may also include resource and curriculum development, data entry, front desk support, maintenance of facility readiness and assisting with administrative duties.

Appropriate for motivated, hard-working individuals who wish to develop skills essential to a career in the professional sector with child development, psychology and social work.

Hours: 15-20 hours per week
Contact: Anne West, Volunteer Services Manager, at awest@centerforchildprotection.org.

Forensic Services Internship (undergraduate)

Forensic Service Interns responsibilities will include administrative and service delivery tasks related to the forensic interview program. Job duties will include contacting families prior to or at the time of their appointment to complete needed paperwork for the appointment. The intern will work directly with forensic interview staff to supply crucial information prior to the interview with the child. Job duties will include education about the criminal justice system, data entry, scheduling and administrative assistance.

Appropriate for motivated, hard-working individuals who wish to develop skills essential to a career in the professional sector with criminal justice, social work, sociology and child development. Bilingual strongly preferred.

Hours: 15-20 hours per week
Contact: Anne West, Volunteer Services Manager, at awest@centerforchildprotection.org.

Education Services Internship (undergraduate and graduate)

Primary internship responsibilities will include administrative and service delivery tasks related to the prevention of abuse and community education. Job duties may include development of community awareness and referral materials, data entry and analysis, training preparation and assistance, and other related research projects.

Appropriate for motivated, hard-working individuals who wish to develop skills essential to a career in the professional sector with adult education, training, presentation skills, and data processing. Interested applicants should demonstrate strong writing, proofreading, time management and organizational skills. Knowledge of Microsoft Office required. Spanish language skills are preferred but not required.

Hours: 10-20 hours per week
Contact: Anne West, Volunteer Services Manager, at awest@centerforchildprotection.org.

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CareBOX Program Internships

Description

CareBOX Program is an Austin based nonprofit providing free care supplies to cancer patients to help prevent malnutrition, infections, and injuries from falls.

Our organization is comprised of a team of 4 women acting as Executive Director, Development Director, Director of Operations and Program Coordinator. We rely significantly on volunteers and interns to help us achieve our mission and grow our program to serve an increasing number of Central Texas cancer patients in need. Internship positions offer a great learning opportunity in a start-up nonprofit environment and are critical to aid in the development & success of the CareBOX Program.

Responsibilities

As a start-up non-profit, we appreciate the entrepreneurial spirit & excellent candidates must be self-starters. Interns with the CareBOX Program will have their own specific projects, and will work together, with volunteers & staff alike, to help keep the organization moving in the right direction. All internship positions require flexibility and a willingness to help across the nonprofit, perhaps sometimes outside of designated rolls.

We currently have three internship opportunities open:

1. Program/Operations Intern A wide variety of projects are available, including but not limited to; receiving inventory, packing patient supplies, patient onboarding and communication, participating in third party community events and community research projects,.

2. Development Intern This role will include assisting the Development Director in planning and executing in-house and community engagement opportunities, donor communication and cultivation, and utilizing/updating a donor management system.

3. Social Media/Marketing Interns in this area will work all members of the team to ensure that consistent and ongoing outreach is happening to key CareBOX Program stakeholders (e.g. donors, patients) as well as leveraging ways to increase awareness and engagement among new community members.

Requirements

Applicants must be either currently working towards a degree or have recently completed a Bachelor’s degree. We are looking for interns who are passionate, dedicated, hardworking, creative and entrepreneurial minded. Being a detail-oriented, self-starter is a must. CareBOX Program is a fast paced environment with a multitude of opportunities to learn and master a wide range of transferable skills. A candidate who is able to commit 15-20hrs per week is preferred.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to info@careboxprogram.org.

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