Community Service Interns

Position Title: Community Service Interns

Position Description: Students with Federal Work Study will be placed for up to 6 - 8 hours per week with a local community non-profit organization to assist with on-going or new projects as needed by the organization. Students should be engaged in meaningful work that directly aligns with the mission of the organization. Detailed job descriptions by agency are listed below. Students will be expected to work under the direct supervision of an appointed individual at each agency as well as meet with a staff member of the Alford Center once a month and write a reflection paper on their experience at the conclusion of the internship.

Participating Agencies

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Licking County

BBBS mission is to help children reach their potential through one-to-one relationships with mentors that have a measureable impact on youth.

Job Title: Public Relation/Event Coordinator

  • Identify unique and cost effective ways for BBBS to communicate with its target audiences.
  • Explore and implement grassroots marketing efforts in coordination with impact team work and goals.
  • Plan for future agency use of advertising, commercials, print ads, brochures, etc.
  • Provide support for all special events by working with leadership to coordinate the following aspects of event preparation.
  • Must be able to lift 10-20 lbs. boxes of supplies, there may be some evening and weekend work,
  • work congenially with staff, board members, donors, adult volunteers and clients. Must complete a background check.

Community Service Intern Application

Licking County Coalition for Housing

The mission of LCCH is to provide a community forum, to assess housing resources, to identify problems, and to create solutions through collaboration to prevent homelessness.

Job Title: Public Relations Intern

  • Assist with mailings, print production
  • Compile and update contact lists
  • Enter contact information into contact management systems
  • Write press releases and other material
  • Assist with coordinating special events and speaking engagements
  • Must have strong communication skills including writing, a solid understanding of social media, and
  • understand the importance of attending to even the smallest details.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Excel, Publisher and other Microsoft applications