Just Communities
Region: Santa Barbara county Service Area(s): Identity/Gender/Sexuality
1528 Chapala Street, Suite 308 • Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Contact: Carmela Galvez (info@justcommunitiescc.org)
Telephone: (805)-966-2063 • Fax: 1-(866)-449-5542

-Just Communities is looking for an intern to support the Development Program of the organization.
-Commit to at least two academic quarters and can work with Just Communities on a longer-term basis
-Monday through Friday, some weekends, some nights for 8-15 hours/week
-Some travel
-Report to the Associate Director and will work with the Organizational Advancement Committee to fundraise and strengthen the donor and constituent base of Just Communities
-Will also work on tasks and projects related to the promotion of the organization’s mission and identity in the greater Central Coast community.
-Focus on one of these areas for their internship: (1) Administration, (2) Events, (3) Fundraising, (4) Grant Writing, (5) Marketing, (6) Communications, or (7) Public Relations.

-Strong written and oral communication skills
-Excellent customer service skills
-Ability to work with a diverse group of stakeholders and populations
-Must demonstrate initiative, strong and consistent work ethic, and ability to take direction
-Have a commitment to social justice and an ability to communicate this commitment effectively to the public.
-Cumulative g.p.a. of 3.00
-Majors in Liberal Arts and Social Science disciplines such as Sociology, Ethnic & Gender Studies, Communications, English, Political Science, or Sociology are encouraged to apply
-Must have reliable transportation and a valid California driver’s license -Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, FrontPage, and Publisher)
-Bi-lingual (Spanish, English) a plus.
-Submit a cover letter, resume, list of references, and a writing sample to Carmela Galvez

Deadlines: N/A

Description/Mission statement:
Just Communities Central Coast is a community-based nonprofit organization dedicated to the full vision of equity and inclusion, and we work to dismantle all forms of prejudice, discrimination, and oppression. Just Communities envisions a Central Coast where all people--inclusive of race, class, gender, religion, sexual orientation, and ability--are connected, respected, and valued.

Just Communities Central Coast was initially founded in 2001 as the National Conference for Community and Justice (NCCJ) of the California Central Coast region. In 2007, it separated from NCCJ and established itself in its current form. Just Communities Central Coast is also a founding member of the National Federation for Just Communities, a coalition of like-minded organizations working across the United States to bring the values of diversity, inclusion, and social justice to our communities, schools, workplaces, and institutions.

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