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Communications and Community Outreach Intern

BENEFITS AND GOALS:
  •  Experience how public and private partnerships within Northern Virginia affect refugee integration into the local community.
  • Gain experience in developing and maintaining communication with community partners.
  •  Develop interpersonal skills through community outreach and presentations about the community we serve.

DUTIES: In cooperation with and as directed by Newcomer Services Staff:
  • Develop existing community outreach presentations to inform and engage our local community partners about the refugee and immigrant population
  •  Manage monthly Virginia Community Capacity Initiative (VCCI) and Volunteer Newsletters
  • Coordinate communication with VCCI members, including the promotion and execution of quarterly meetings
  •  Submit social media postings to Catholic Charities, Diocese of Arlington on behalf of Newcomer Services
  • Maintain a community partner resource list, to be used by members of VCCI

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Matriculated Student
  • Open to working in a multicultural environment; good interpersonal communication skills
  • Flexible and adaptable regarding change in routines and duties
  • Research capability and ability to utilize data to promote our programs
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Prior experience in communications a plus, but not required