Employment Opportunities



Operations Internship

REQUIREMENTS

Candidates for this internship should be passionate about the Mohawk Valley and its people. Ideal candidates will possess an interest in gaining experience in the day-to-day operations of a nonprofit organization with a focus on this community. Applicants should possess:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to interact with and work collaboratively with persons of diverse backgrounds
  • Positive attitude, willingness to take direction, professional demeanor

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist with the management of day-to-day business operations including information technology, contract management, human resources and property management
  • Conduct research on potential donors, strategic partners, communication strategies and industry best practices
  • Prepare meeting materials, reports and presentations for internal and external use
  • Assist the operations staff in planning events, engagement activities and other on/off-site events
  • Assist with mailings, filing and special projects, as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

 

DETAILS

  • 200 hours
  • Paid
  • Primary worksite: Foundation offices, 2608 Genesee St., Utica
  • Some travel will be required, and intern should have reliable transportation
  • Reports to Operations Manager

 

ELIGIBILITY

  • Open to college students, recent graduates and graduate students
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Major or degree in business administration, marketing & communications or allied fields is preferred but not required

 

HOW TO APPLY

Please email jhusnay@foundationhoc.org the following materials by May 11, 2018:

  • Résumé
  • Two letters of recommendation (academic and/or employer – no personal recommendations, please)

Lead Free MV Internship

REQUIREMENTS

Candidates for this internship should be passionate about the Mohawk Valley and its people. Ideal candidates will possess an interest in and commitment to addressing significant community challenges and working collaboratively with human service agencies. Applicants should possess:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to interact with and work collaboratively with persons of diverse backgrounds
  • Positive attitude, willingness to take direction, professional demeanor

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Research, collect and summarize publicly available data, compile background information and assemble support materials related to childhood lead poisoning prevention, and assist with other tasks related to the Lead-Free MV Coalition
  • Provide assistance with online platforms for outreach and awareness
  • Assist staff as directed, attend meetings, accompany staff on site visits, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned

 

DETAILS

  • 200 hours
  • Paid
  • Primary worksite: Foundation offices, 2608 Genesee St., Utica
  • Intern should have reliable transportation to the office. Some offsite travel may be required.
  • Reports to the Strategic Initiatives Program Coordinator

 

ELIGIBILITY

  • Open to college sophomores, juniors, seniors, recent graduates and graduate students
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Major or degree in human services, public health, interdisciplinary studies, political science, public administration or allied fields

 

HOW TO APPLY

Please email jhusnay@foundationhoc.org the following materials by May 11, 2018.

  • Résumé
  • Two writing samples
  • Two letters of recommendation (academic and/or employer – no personal recommendations, please)