Job Opportunities


The Featherstone Foundation is currently recruiting for two positions: Program Assistant (contract position) and Paid Interns

Program Assistant: The program assistant is responsible for assisting program director with administering educational programs for the immigrant community. The program assistant plays an instrumental role in making sure that the program runs smoothly and all logistical items are managed.

  • PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • -Provide management and program support to the president and program director
  • -Help facilitate the workshop and providing introductions to speakers/guests
  • -Assist with recruiting and selection process of program participants. Manage follow up communication to participants.
  • -Support on-site program management activities, including conference room set-up, catering, technical logistics and additional ad-hoc responsibilities as needed
  • -Positively represent the Featherstone Founding at community events, meetings and other outreach activities.
  • -Assist with managing program volunteers, participant records, and correspondence.
  • -Provide a weekly summary after each class that:
  • -Describes attendance and outcomes
  • -Reports problems or incidents.
  • -Request missing supplies, snacks needed for next class.
  • -Attend weekly check-in phone calls.
  • -Provide additional administrative support duties as needed.

PAID INTERNSHIPS

Global Program Intern: Interns assist program directors in organizing, creating and administering a series of computer literacy workshops for Latino immigrants and caregivers. Interns help in the recruitment of participants and help coordinate overall program logistics, from conception to implementation. Duties may include proposal development, research, basic translation/interpretation and assisting with events. Interns may assist with database entry.

Qualifications: Foundation interns should be enthusiastic, efficient and committed. Good writing skills, an interest in international affairs and a spirit of teamwork is strongly recommended. Interns should be well-organized, good communicators and self-motivated. Knowledge of Spanish is strongly preferred.

Overall Learning Experience: Students will gain a stronger understanding of Baltimore’s Latino immigrant communities, gain a cultural appreciation – and understand how nonprofits work, from fundraising to program implementation. Students will walk away with new software skills such as Constant Contact, Salesforce CRM, Dropbox and Social media.

Please send all resumes and cover letters to info@thefeatherstonefoundation.org