03 Jul
Communications Paid Intern
California, San diego , 92101 San diego USA

Please use Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox when accessing Candidate Home.By joining the American Red Cross you will touch millions of lives every year and experience the greatness of the human spirit at its best. Are you ready to be part of the world's largest humanitarian network? As a condition of employment with American Red Cross, you are required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated for COVID 19 or qualify for an exemption, except in states where it is prohibited by law. Accordingly, employment is conditioned on providing proof of vaccination or having an approved exemption prior to starting employment Join us-Where your Career is a Force for Good!Job Description:As one of the nation's premier humanitarian organizations, the American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and, in association with other Red Cross networks, throughout the world. We depend on the many generous contributions of time, blood, and money from the American public to support our lifesaving services and programs.As an employee at the American Red Cross, you could be on the front lines making a positive impact on our community. You could provide your services directly to the American public or support to the people who do. Both roles help further the mission of the Red Cross. Join our non-profit organization, where your heart and mind go to work!This is a part-time paid position that will run through June of 2023. You must be a currently enrolled student. Job Summary:Assist in the assessment and development of American Red Cross programs. Conducts research related to the program and recommends processes for greater efficiency. Assist with the creation and/or maintenance of program plans and systems.Responsibilities:Potential projects include assisting with developing, assigning and reviewing written and/or video projects for intern and/or volunteers to complete.

Serve as a back-up Public Information Officer in the event of a large-scale disaster

Provide support to all communications activities throughout the internship (day-to-day, event and disaster-related).

Responsibilities: Provides entry-level professional services, under supervision of more senior staff as appropriate.

Participates in projects designed to develop professional skills and expertise appropriate to the needs of the organization.

Participates in the planning and implementation of projects within area of expertise.

Responsible or assignment planning and problem resolution.

Receives guidance, training and mentoring from staff in planning and carrying out activities and assignments.

May conduct original research and prepares reports based on findings, to include recommendations or alternative proposals for action.

Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:Education: Is actively pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree. Prefer degree program related to assignment. Prefer candidate in at least junior year if Bachelor's degree. Experience: Some office related experience with computer skills in Microsoft Office and other database applications may be required, video editing skills preferred. Strong interpersonal and public speaking skills preferred.Management Experience: None Skills and Abilities: Professional demeanor, computer database/Microsoft Office skills with Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint. Organizational skills. Other: N/A Travel: None Essential Functions/Physical Requirements: Depending on work assignment, may require ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; or the ability to stand, walk and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of up to 20 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read technical information. Overall mobility is essential. May include sitting for long periods of time, driving a vehicle and working under challenging conditions.Work Conditions: Work is performed indoors with some potential for exposure to safety and health hazards related to emergency services relief work. May travel and participate in meetings and conferences throughout chapter jurisdiction, state and Red Cross system. Because the Red Cross is a disaster responseorganization, staff may be asked to be on 24-hour call during period of major disaster.Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Interested in Volunteering?Life's emergencies don't stop, and neither do American Red Cross volunteers, who represent more than 90 percent of our workforce to help prevent and alleviate human suffering. You can make a difference by volunteering in a position that appeals to you and allows you to use your unique skills and talents. The Red Cross relies on generous volunteers who give their time and talent to help fulfill our lifesaving mission.Visit redcross.org/volunteertoday to learn more, including our most-needed volunteer positions.To view the EEOC Summary of Rights, click here: Summary of Rights

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