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General Operations Intern




Desired Qualities:

  • Participation in previous HomeWorks programs

  • Experience working with youth in marginalized communities preferred

  • Passionate about building up young women in Trenton

  • Strong commitment to HomeWork’s mission, values and scholars.

  • Professional, reliable, and honest.

  • Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong attention to detail with very good organizational and follow-through skills.

  • Ability to be flexible and juggle multiple tasks.

  • Ability to take initiative, ownership and accountability

  • Ability to work independently as well as collaborate as part of a team.

Sobre el rol

Position Description:

Under the supervision of the HomeWorks Trenton Operations Director, the General Operations Intern will help to create programming schedules for the upcoming HomeWorks 2022-2023 Full Year Program. They will plan workshops and field trips that center around HomeWorks’ pillars: academics and identity-driven leadership. Additionally, they will work with the Operations Director & House Team to recruit the 2023-2024 HomeWorks scholars, assist in Volunteer Management and Communication Processes, and more. All duties can be performed remotely. Interns must be committed to the mission of HomeWorks and respectful of the community it serves.

Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Assist with the Scholar Recruitment Process - send emails, coordinate school meetings, nomination sheets, recruitment calls, set up interview documents, deliberation presentations, acceptance packets, marketing material etc.

  • Assist in volunteer and tutor recruitment and implement new communication systems and onboarding processes.

  • Assist in implementing donor and volunteer retention strategies.

  • Assist in researching grant opportunities and updating the funders research database.

  • Assist in researching, budgeting, and booking field trips.

  • Assist with implementing and tracking program/organization success metrics and perform data analysis and visualization.

  • Assist with Summer Intern Recruitment and Management.

  • Assist in tracking house and office expenses and receipts.

  • Assist in coordinating bus inspections.

  • Assist in coordinating logistics of any HomeWorks events.

  • Assist Office and House Staff with any administrative related matters.

Sobre la empresa

HomeWorks Trenton, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that runs a free, community-based, after school residential program for Black and Brown high school girls in Trenton, New Jersey. We provide a space where Black and Brown girls can authentically express themselves while receiving academic and social-emotional tools to thrive despite living in a systemically unjust society.

Our scholars live in the HomeWorks house from Sunday evenings to Friday mornings and are transported to and from their Trenton Public Schools every day to ensure timeliness. After school, scholars engage in daily activities focused on academics and identity-driven leadership, eat a family-style meal, and stay overnight in our dorm with two full-time staff members. Our HomeWorks model decreases chronic absenteeism; improves scholars’ academic performance and social-emotional skills; and celebrates the power of Black and Brown sisterhood. By providing a space to explore and define their experiences, cultures, and identities, HomeWorks offers our scholars a chance to see that their ideas, visions, and presence deserve a place in this world.

HomeWorks was started in 2016. Since then, HomeWorks has built a diverse team of full-time and part-time staff, board members, and volunteers. Together, we have run five programs and built a HomeWorks community. The HomeWorks team has been honored to be recognized by Princeton University, McKinsey & Company, Echoing Green, Comcast, Hollister, TRESemmé, Camelback Ventures, Barclays, Vital Voices, The Rachael Ray Show and more.

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