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Marketing & Social Media Internship – Women’s Peace Collection


The Women’s Peace Collection is an exciting online global gift company that offers beautiful gifts created by talented women from places like India, Afghanistan, Rwanda, and Haiti. The company and its founder, Amber Chand, have been featured in various media including CNN, NPR, Boston Globe, Marie Claire, Inc. Magazine and Ms. Magazine. This is a unique internship opportunity for a person who is interested in a mission-driven social enterprise that supports women and is eager to help us create a strong marketing and social media presence this year.

Internship Description

The Marketing/Social Media intern would be responsible for several activities that include:

 Design and send out regular emails through our Constant Contact platform

 Research Google Adwords and other online tools to build up the search engine presence of the company

 Regularly post on Facebook and create a strong Twitter presence

 Help create an exciting PR/media campaign for the Holiday Collection

The Ideal Candidate Has

 A strong interest in creating a solid marketing presence for a company that has a compelling brand and global mission.

 Strong communication skills – that require good writing and design skills.

 Works independently and creatively.

 Has High energy & integrity

 Deep commitment and passion for our mission of empowering women entrepreneurs

 Experience in developing a marketing campaign

Internship logistics:

 Internship would begin on September 5 and continue through June 15, 2014

 This internship is unpaid and requires 3-5 hours a week, depending on availability. Hours are flexible.

CONTACT: AMBER CHAND at 413-822-0551 or achand108@yahoo.com

Website: womenspeacecollection.com

Volunteer Outreach Coordinator

SCI Social Capital, Inc.

Connecting citizens to strengthen communities

 Volunteer Outreach Coordinator

A ten-month AmeriCorps position

The mission of SCI Social Capital Inc. is to strengthen communities by connecting diverse individuals and organizations through civic engagement initiatives.  We envision a nation where individuals are strongly connected to their neighbors and play an active role in shaping the destiny of their communities.  This increase in ‘social capital’ will result in communities that are safer, healthier and more vital. 

The Volunteer Outreach Coordinator (VOC) will develop and implement practices for effective volunteer engagement at their host sites, drawing on SCI’s emphasis on relationship development and nurturing local social networks.



·         Design a volunteer outreach plan aiming to increase the capacity of volunteers for the host-site agency

·         Create a system for screening and matching volunteers to appropriate roles that meet educational needs.

·         Coordinate projects that engage families in school and community life such as resource fairs, family arts and cultural events, academic enrichment projects and family service days.  This will also include recruitment of volunteers to provide childcare so that parents can participate in school events.

·         Utilize technology and in-person outreach to recruit residents to volunteer and participate in other civic activities.

·         Each VOC will recruit and coordinate at least 75 volunteers and document at least 200 additional individuals participated in community activities as a result of the member’s service.  They will help increase traffic by 10% for the SCI community web tools and social media accounts and host partner website and social media accounts (if applicable).

·         Manage contact information of volunteers, website and eblast subscribers and other contacts.

·         Create marketing materials to promote the community website, volunteer opportunities and community events.

·         All VOCs will have a strong online presence and depending on the host site some VOCs will serve as the primary webmaster for one of the SCI community websites. These members will also be the primary editors for the local civic eBlast.  Some of the responsibilities of these roles will be to update content on SCI community portal websites, weekly civic eBlasts, community partner sites and other websites in order to recruit residents to participate in volunteerism and other civic activities.


Required Skills for Essential Functions

·         Excellent written and oral English communication skills

·         Ability to conduct community outreach and make presentations to community groups.

·         Excellent organizational and computer skills

·         A commitment to national service and the mission of SCI

·         The desire to serve with diverse constituencies

·         Availability to attend community meetings and events during evening and weekend hours (frequency of these varies by position but typically there would be several of such events per month).

·         Willingness to take initiative to achieve goals

·         Strong project management/multi-tasking abilities

·         A clear plan for living on the AmeriCorps stipend in the Greater Boston area


 Desired Skills for Marginal Functions

·         Regular access to a car (required for Woburn, and helpful for non-Boston based positions)

·         Knowledge of HTML, PHP and Drupal a plus for the positions that will serve as community portal webmasters.

·         Bilingual communication skills a plus.

·         Knowledge of the community served a plus.

·         Ability to work on a team and independently.

·         College degree or coursework is preferred.




·         Members receive a modest living allowance during their service.

·         Post-service educational award of $5,350.

·         Health insurance coverage.

·         Excellent experience for future professional and educational opportunities.

·         Additional local benefits may be available.

·         Pre-service orientation and on-site training provided by SCI; ongoing training opportunities and workshops.


Send your cover letter and resume to americorps@socialcapitalinc.org, or via regular mail to:

Social Capital Inc.
165M New Boston St., Suite 233
Woburn, MA 01801

Please note in your letter if you prefer to be considered for the Woburn, Dorchester, Fall River, Boston or Lynn based positions. Questions or problems, email americorps@socialcapitalinc.org or call 781.935.2244.

 SCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. SCI welcomes applications from people with disabilities

and will make reasonable accommodations for interviews and service upon request. Positions contingent upon anticipated renewal of federal funding.



Various – PT/FT/Internship – Entercom Springfield


To be considered for any of the positions below, please apply online at www.entercom.com

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Various – PT/FT/Internship – Entercom Providence


To be considered for any of the positions below, please apply online at www.entercom.com

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Various – PT/FT/Internship – Entercom Boston


To be considered for any of the positions below, please apply online at www.entercom.com


(Boston: WAAF 107.3/97.7 FM, WEEI 93.7 FM/850 AM, and WRKO 680 AM)

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Various – Volunteer – VISTA/AmeriCorps



Are you passionate about education? Do you want to make a difference in Vermont? Think about joining AmeriCorps through Vermont Campus Compact!

Vermont Campus Compact is looking for people to fight poverty as organizers, collaborators, and catalysts for change as AmeriCorps*VISTA members. Each member will serve one year at a participating college or community organization, mobilizing the resources of higher education to serve the needs of the community and effect sustainable change. Working with students, faculty, administration, and local communities and schools, VISTA members will build volunteer capacity and develop programs directed at pulling people out of poverty. The VCC VISTA program goals are focused on education; all VCC VISTAs will develop programming on campuses and in the community focused on improving college aspirations for K-12 students, with a particular focus area on individuals from low-income populations. The goal of these programs and activities is to increase the belief that college is an option and increase access to higher education. Vermont Campus Compact AmeriCorps*VISTA Program

To apply for an AmeriCorps VISTA Position go to www.americorps.gov and search for VISTA positions in Vermont.

We are currently working to identify host-sites for the 2012-2013 VISTA cycle. You may apply online through a general posting and we will notify you as soon as sites are announced.

Leader, Robyn Baylor
(802) 654-2093

 VISTA Leader candidates must have one year of prior AmeriCorps VISTA service.

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