Great Gap Year experience!
The Project: Project Green Challenge launches on October 1 and runs through October 30, this 30-day eco-lifestyle challenge will inspire high school and college students to transition from conventional to conscious living through a series of daily challenges that will assess how “green” they can strive to be in their lives. Project Green Challenge started in October 2011 and has become Teens Turning Green powerful call to action.There is a lot of work to be done in preparation.
Responsibilities may include the following; drafting and development of challenges, database entry and upkeep, overseeing outreach and monitoring relationships with partners, sponsors, organizations, and media outlets, event coordination, social media, calendar management, website content management, media editing, photo/video work and more.
Ideal Candidate: Focus, dedication to conscious living, drive, creativity, and innovation are what we at TTG value most. We are looking for a person who is ready and willing to take on any challenge and work well with our team…and work hard. We have a small staff here at TTG, and this frequently means we must take on many job titles during our daily routines. Looking for someone who is extremely organized with an ability to multitask. Should be familiar with the web, programs, website updating, and social media.
Time Frame: Ideally, this position will start ASAP and last through mid- December, (if not longer) to work through Project Green Challenge in October and Green University (a related event) at the end of November.
Position is open to anyone who has a keen knowledge of the green space, recent college grads or experienced professionals.
Local to Marin, SF or East Bay highly preferred. Please don’t apply if you are further afield. Must be able to work from our Sausalito office.
Required Experience: Excel, Word, Power Point and Google Docs,html, wordpress.
Desired Experience: Photo/video and editing skills (Lightroom, Photoshop, Final Cut Pro)
Position is unpaid, but will offer a fast paced learning atmosphere for those interested in non-profit management and environmental advocacy.
Find more about PGC at the website landing page: projectgreenchallenge.com
Email resume and cover letter with subject line “Challenge Intern” to email@example.com
If this posting is still up we are accepting applications.
We need YOU to make TTG happen!
The TTG team would love to have you on board as an intern or volunteer – developing ideas, building programs and initiatives, and working with us to ensuring an innovative, collaborative, and thriving organization!
If you are interested in interning during the school year or for Summer 2013, please fill out this questionnaire and send to firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to working with you to craft an inspiring and impactful experience in the Bay Area or anywhere else in the country.
We are currently seeking summer and school year interns to work on program development, action platforms, advocacy initiatives, Project Green Challenge 2013, and more (see below). Contact us with any questions or for more information.
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Examples of Areas of Focus for Interns
TTG is a student led movement devoted to education and advocacy around environmentally sustainable and socially responsible choices for individuals, schools, and communities. TTG seeks to engage youth in the transition from conventional to conscious, empowering the next generation and mobilizing action to sustain our earth.
Interns help with all aspects of PGC 2013 from school outreach and student communication, designing outreach materials, updating database, planning and writing challenges, PR, marketing, strategy, prize gathering, engaging speakers, and more. You can put your skills to use or learn new ones. This project is ideal for a passionate, fast-moving, adaptable, and ambitious student who has the ability to work independently and with a team.
Help develop Communications Plan, PR, and Marketing strategy and materials for PGC 2013. Execute plan build following. Seeking someone with great Social Media skills. Outreach to major media, local media, school PR offices etc. Develop and storyboard video content for TTG website. Work with campaign members to produce and develop PGC 2013 PSA’s etc. Create and update Pinterest boards for all PGC 2013 themes.
Project Green Dorm / Dorm Makeover Contest
Work with team to update PGD website. Develop materials for Green Checklist and send out to schools around the world. Develop materials and invite for Dorm Makeover Contest and help curate Grand Prize package. Create and update Pinterest boards for back to school categories.
Support the Development team with grant writing, researching donor outreach, communicating with database, designing and writing newsletter. and other outreach. This project is for adults and students interested in developing these skills.
Support office manager with bookkeeping, finance, donor relations, media and marketing, administration, and more. Help update our electronic files. Gain important office, data management, and problem-solving skills, critical for any job! This project is for adults and students interested in developing these skills.
Help TTG manage website with updated content, photos and links. Design and create new web toolkits and templates.
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