Spring 2024: Virginia Voice - Community Engagement Intern
The Community Engagement Intern will support the coordination of specific aspects of the Virginia Voice Radio Reading and Live Audio Description services. The intern will also help to facilitate community engagement across the region with agencies and companies that serve a similar demographic, as assigned.
These duties will fall under the general category of outreach, administrative assistance, public relations and marketing assistance. Duties include idea and concept creation, creating graphics, documents, and other promotional materials to help build brand awareness about Virginia Voice. Duties also include supporting Virginia Voice personnel at community events and networking events, creating packages to take to residential and other facilities to build relationships and promote and cultivate Virginia Voice partnerships and grow listenership. Additionally, duties will include providing administrative support in the form of specific projects and daily recordkeeping and administrative tasks.
The Community Engagement Intern will assist the Community Engagement Coordinator in coordinating aspects of the Live Audio Description (Live AD) program, which uses wireless technology to enable audio describers to provide descriptions of the visual elements of live theater performances, museum exhibits, and other arts, educational, and entertainment activities.
The Community Engagement Intern must be organized, a team player, enthusiastic, positive, detail-oriented, and able to work independently once fully trained. The Community Engagement Intern will work collaboratively with the Community Engagement Coordinator and provide support for the Program & Volunteer Manager and other team members to ensure the highest level of services to Virginia Voice subscribers. The successful candidate must have excellent communication and writing skills, possess leadership skills, and have experience in working on communications platforms, social media, PowerPoint, Microsoft office and others. Some weekend and evening work may be involved. The person in this position must also be comfortable working with diversity and multi-disciplinary teams, including people with disabilities.
Virginia Voice is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating a more equitable workplace. Equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics.
Internship Description: Part-time, 10 – 20 hours/week; In-person work required for events; hybrid – some remote work will be incorporated for special projects
Interested? Please send your letter of interest to:
Yvonne Mastromano, CEO