HEAL Utah Summer 2013 Internship
Are you passionate about helping protect Utah from nuclear and toxic waste, and promoting a renewable energy future? Do you want to support this work by helping grow one of Utah’s premier grassroots advocacy organizations? Are you interested in getting hands-on experience in non-profit fundraising, marketing, policy, outreach and more?
HEAL Utah is seeking 1 or 2 summer interns to help with the following projects:
--Helping us reach new supporters around the state, via tabling and outreach events such as Farmer’s markets
--Research and writing to support our campaigns, such as: Urging Gov. Herbert to keep hotter “blended” nuclear waste out of Utah; Fighting the proposed Green River nuclear reactors; Working to transition as quickly as possible away from dirty coal power plants; Pushing renewable energy; Lobbying our Congressional delegation to back the to support the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty, to ban all nuclear explosions anywhere.
--Ongoing organizational tasks, such as helping us engage dozens of HEAL Utah volunteers, manage our list of over 8,000 existing supporters and help cultivate hundreds of new supporters.
--Assist with HEAL Utah events, including press conferences, regulatory hearings and monthly HEAL Community educational nights.
We are looking for a highly-motivated self-starter. Successful applicants will be: passionate about Utah’s health and environment; outgoing; disciplined; be determined problem-solvers; and have an engaging personality. Preference will be given to those with a background in: environmental issues, public policy, research, public speaking, activism, nonprofits, fundraising and marketing.
--Passion for HEAL Utah’s work and dedication to helping us grow
--Ability to commit 12-15 hours per week from approximately mid to late May till mid August
--Available some weekends and evenings
--Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Compensation: Interns will be paid a stipend of $500 to $750, depending on experience and hours.
Questions can be directed to: Matt Pacenza at email@example.com or 801-355-5055
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