Integrating Technology in Non-profits internship

posted May 19, 2014, 9:03 AM by Jv Hampton-VanSant

Intern at a Grassroots Diversity & Inclusion Non-Profit (Multicultural BRIDGE)

If you were going to change the community with the greatest impact, i.e. Transformation, how would you do it? How would you address all three generations and infrastructure?

“True learning is the ability to decide upon change and then follow through with clear mind and steady purpose. True learning is the ability to take action” Richard Heckler-Strozzi

Multicultural BRIDGE offers a comprehensive, unique & customized approach. Bridging cultural norms & contexts.

A resource to both institutions and individuals the mission of BRIDGE is to serve as a catalyst to promote understanding and acceptance among diverse groups, through collaboration, education, training, dialogue, fellowship, advocacy and celebration."   


Intern to help us develop a digital archive of all of our two years of On the Bridge articles & blogs and our website. Our ideal candidate is someone who is an enthusiastic team player. Someone that loves community and doing work that has a direct impact on community and individuals. Someone that is positive and appreciates diversity. Someone who is self-motivated and willing to learn.

What You Will Learn:

·         How to create an effective digital archive of information, photographs, and literature

·         How to maintain an effective blog and possibly how to write an effective article or blog entry.

·         How to handle basic Information Technology, including website management & design, requirements in an office setting.

·         Much more – you will work closely with JV Hampton-VanSant, our current IT and Media manager, and Kate Abbott, Editor with the Berkshire Weeks section of the Berkshire Eagle.


What We Require:

·         Basic knowledge of word processing software. Preferably proficient in Google Drive, but Google App training can be made available by BRIDGE.

·         Highly organized, with an ability to prioritize time-sensitive assignments.

·         Responsible and good communication skills.

·         Creative – not afraid to be a bold and outside the box thinker.

·         Love for positive social change.

·         Transportation between BRIDGE Office (Lee), BRIDGE Engagement office (Muddy Brook Elementary in Great Barrington) and The Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield)

If this sounds interesting we want to hear from you.

To apply please submit your resume, cover letter and portfolio to elctronically and mail hard copy to Global Academic Link/Multicultural BRIDGE 17 Main St. Suite 2 Lee, MA 01230. 413-394-4029.  Pauline Dongala, Coordinator. Gwendolyn VanSant, Executive Director.

More about Multicultural BRIDGE:

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