We are currently seeking a program assistant and interns in communications, programs and fundraising.
The William & Lanaea C. Featherstone Foundation seeks an entry-level, assistant who will help support our programs that empower the Latino Community. The assistant will join a dynamic team of individuals who are committed to our mission to “bridge the opportunity divide among the Latino and underserved communities.”The Program assistant’s scope of duties is as follows:
a.) Program Management and Support-Assist in implementation of our programs, from participant recruitment to managing the participant interview and selection process. Assist with on-site program management (duties may include room set-up, logistics, catering and facilitating participant requests).
b.) Community Outreach – represent the Featherstone Foundation during community events and meetings
c.) Communications Support – Prepare written communications in Spanish across multiple media platforms, such as flyers, press releases, online content, social media and more!
d.) Administrative Support – Help manage volunteers, respond to e-mail correspondence, update program calendars, manage database content and perform administrative duties as assigned.
Ideal Candidate Requirements
- Fluent/Native Spanish
- Enthusiastic, efficient and committed to the mission
- Well-organized, strong communication skills, self-motivated and possess a spirit of teamwork
- Entry-Level Position: GED/College Student/Recent College Graduate or comparablework experience.
- Fluent in Microsoft Office Suite
Resumes and cover letters should be sent to Foundation President Lanaea C. Featherstone at Lanaea@thefeatherstonefoundation.org.
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.
Send resumes to Lanaea C. Featherstone: Lanaea@thefeatherstonefoundation.org