Planned Parenthood Health Systems, Inc.

NC Civic Engagement Internship
Position: Intern
Dates: April - October 2012
Hours: 10+ hours/week

A stipend is offered with this internship.

Duties:

  • Register voters and collect voter pledge cards as part of large scale voter registration
    and engagement project
  • Coordinate and staff voter registration tables at community events
  • Recruit and train volunteers for grassroots advocacy events
  • Schedule volunteers, including reminder calls and confirmation emails
  • Ensure compliance with North Carolina laws related to voter registration
  • Complete data entry and management
  • Establish regular communication with PPHS staff regarding voter registration efforts
  • Assist and occasionally manage/run volunteer events
  • Contribute content to new media outlets such as Facebook, Twitter and blog
  • Provide assistance with other tasks as needed

Qualifications:

  • Support Planned Parenthood’s mission
  • A strong and proven commitment to progressive values and civic engagement, especially within traditionally underrepresented communities and youth
  • Have excellent communication and writing skills
  • Have reliable access to a computer with internet
  • Available and willing to work some weekday evenings and weekends
  • Outgoing, self-motivated and detail-oriented
  • Complete a positive background check and provide at least 3 references
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and preferably own a car
  • Voter registration experience and knowledge of North Carolina politics a plus

 

Interested candidates please submit resume with cover letter to: Patricia.Dillon@pphsinc.org or mail to Planned Parenthood, c/o Patty Dillon, 100 S. Boylan Ave, Raleigh, NC 27603. No calls please.

Six interns will be hired. Internship locations will be Asheville, Charlotte, Winston-Salem, Greensboro, Raleigh, and Wilmington.

All resumes must be submitted by close of business on Monday, March 26, 2012 in order to be considered for the position.