Internship Details

As an intern, you are an integral part of a team that fulfills the mission to provide relief from physical, emotional, and spiritual suffering. You will have the opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience working alongside our development team and launching our new monthly donor program. Internship runs from February 15, 2019 – June 28, 2019.

You can expect to gain valuable experience in social media communication, donor and volunteer acquisition, donor retention, database management, and more.

Essential Functions

  • Part-Time (Approximately 10-15 hours per week) for four months.

  • Social Media

    • Content Management

    • SEO optimization

  • Campaign Management

    • Launch and grow the Just 12 campaign

    • Ensure new members are enrolled in OAI’s database system and sent welcome packets

    • Advertise campaign to attract new members

  • Campus Engagement

    • Work at your local campus to host an event or engage with students

  • Project management

    • Schedule meetings with the team as necessary

    • Record and send notes for team meetings

    • Collaboratively work with a team to ensure milestones are reached on time so the overall project is completed in a timely manner.

Additional Information

  • Accepting application between now and January 31, 2019.

  • Internship runs from February 15, 2019 – June 28, 2019.

  • Winner will be selected based on merit during their internship time.

    • Open Arms International will pay for your airfare, 2-week stay at Open Arms Village, application fees, and special pass.

    • You will be responsible for a valid passport, Kenyan visa, vaccines, personal spending money, and any side trips you wish to add to your trip, such as safari.

    • Must travel with an Open Arms International Team to Kenya within 12 months of winning

How to Apply

  • Must be available to intern from February 15, 2019 – June 28, 2019

  • Must be able to contribute at least 8 hr. every week

  • Must be able to meet in the OAI office one-on-one at least 1 time a week

  • Must be able to attend intern meeting every second Saturday of every month at 9:00 AM

  • Actively seeking a bachelor’s degree

  • Minimum GPA: 2.8

How to Win

Interns will be ranked according to their performance during their 5-month internship. Need to meet 1,000 pt min to qualify. Examples are below:

  • OAI Hosted a campus event with 30+ attendees: +100 pts

  • Participate in call campaigns: +200 pts

  • Write a blog post: +60 pts

  • In the case of a tie, we will use a random selector or do a drawing.

You can lose points too. Here are a few examples.

  • Missing a Saturday meeting: -100 pts

  • Failing to turn in your weekly update and hours: -50 pts

Full list of potential point gains and loses will be provided at the first intern meeting on Saturday, Feb 16 at 9:00 AM in Clackamas, OR. Location will be given with acceptance letter.