Internship

SUMMER INTERNSHIP

Asian American LEAD Youth Leadership Empowerment and Development (AALEAD) is a youth development organization that supports low-income and underserved Asian Pacific American youth with educational empowerment, identity development, and leadership opportunities through after-school, summer, and mentoring programs. Visit www.aalead.org to learn more.

Interns will provide support to staff and community members to enhance youth summer programs and support organizational capacity.

Duration

10 weeks; Expected start date on May 31, 2022 – August 5, 2022

Time Commitment & Pay

  • 40 hours per week; scheduled during normal business hours Monday-Friday with option to work evenings or weekends for special events.
  • $3,000.00 stipend

Internship Positions & Location

  • Development & Operations Intern, Washington DC Office
  • DC Summer Program Intern, DC Office & program site in NW Washington, DC
  • Maryland Summer Program Intern, MD Office & Program site in Silver Spring, MD
  • Virginia Summer Program Intern, program site in Fairfax County, VA
  • Mentoring Program Intern, Washington DC Office
  • Regional Offices
    • Virginia and Washington DC Office: 5518 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20015
    • Maryland Office: 15800 Crabbs Branch Way, Rockville, MD 20855

Duties and Responsibilities may include:

  • Support in-person summer programming
  • Develop curriculum sets for Summer and/or Fall 2022
  • Collaborate with staff on event planning
  • Assist with communications and social media
  • Provide administrative support
  • Support outreach to local and national Asian American and Pacific Islander organizations and leaders

Qualifications

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and G Suite Applications
  • Strong ability to multitask and work independently
  • Commitment to positive youth development
  • Sensitivity to the needs of refugee and immigrant children and families
  • Access to reliable transportation
  • COVID-19 vaccination and booster required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience working with or supporting Asian American, immigrant, or youth of color.
  • Fluency in any Asian language is preferred, not required

Application ProcessSend a resume, thoughtful cover letter to info@aalead.org. Please include position & location preference in the subject line, e.g. “Application for DC Summer Program Internship”. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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