Intern Needed: General Program Support

Intern Needed: General Program Support

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Feb 06, 2012
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Location: HQ - San Francisco, CA
Start Date: Immediate
Type: Intern

Program Background:
You will join the Architecture for Humanity HQ team and assume a role in project support. The position will expose you to all aspects of the our headquarters including, but not limited to, precedent research, graphic design and presentations, World Changing (formerly the Open Architecture Network) management, and interfacing with media and potential partners.

Responsibilities:
The accepted candidate will complete several different tasks to help staff catch up on projects and priorities. The position will expose the candidate to all aspects of the our San Francisco office and how we work. Tasks will include, but are not limited to:

  • Research/create design and construction presentations (one per month)
  • Work on office plan – using Autocad, measure all existing furniture/millwork
  • Manage and Complete Post Occupancy Evaluations
  • Learn, understand and work with the Open Architecture Network to post update and broadcast Architecture for Humanity projects
  • Perform special and/or impromptu support tasks/errands running for materials for the Architecture for Humanity team
  • Managing Salesforce and periodic data entry
  • Have a strong command of English and be able to articulate concepts and information

Candidate Qualifications:
(Please only apply if you meet all requirements):

  • Good graphic skills
  • Proficiency in English
  • Experience in administrative support and membership outreach
  • Demonstrated ability for high-level research and writing
  • Very organized and meticulous
  • Familiarity with Adobe CS programs
  • Advanced communication skills; ability to interact with partners via phone and email
  • Creative, engaging, hardworking with a good sense of humor

Commitment:
3 months (full-time; 35 hours per week)

To Apply:
Please send your CV, including work samples (please limit total file size to 4MB), to volunteer@architectureforhumanity.org. In the subject line please type: Intern: General Program Support. CVs and Portfolios will not be accepted without the applicant's name as part of the file name.