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New Roots Communications Coordinator Intern

Charlottesville (United States of America)

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Charlottesville (United States of America)
  • Grade: Internship
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Communication and Public Information
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date:

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Background: New Roots Charlottesville supports refugee food security and aids in their transition to the community through gardening, nutrition education, local food access initiatives, and small-scale farming.

Scope of Work: The New Roots Communications Coordinator Intern provides hands–on and administrative support to the New Roots Program including outreach, research, record keeping, marketing, events participation, and partnership assistance.


•Maintain professional email and social media (Facebook, Instagram) accounts for New Roots Charlottesville

•Manage contact lists in different applications and platforms (WhatsApp, Mobile Text Alert, Mailchimp, etc.)

•Work closely with the New Roots Manager and Farm & Garden Specialist to determine newsletter topics, volunteer workdays, and other news and announcements

•Research strategies to maximize reach and efficacy of mass communication

•Communicate with New Roots gardeners and community volunteers

•Assist with volunteer events, trainings, administrative tasks, and program-wide evaluations as needed (including using the New Roots case management system)

•Record hours and submit a timesheet

We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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