FALL 2013 VOLUNTEER INTERNSHIP // PROJECT MANAGEMENT // ENEL CUORE EMPOWERMENT PROGRAM

FALL 2013 VOLUNTEER INTERNSHIP // PROJECT MANAGEMENT // ENEL CUORE EMPOWERMENT PROGRAM

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Jul 24, 2013
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Location: HQ - San Francisco, CA
Start Date: Oct, 2013
Type: Studio Volunteer Intern
Application Deadline: August 23, 2013

Program Background
Since March of 2012 Architecture for Humanity has partnered with Enel Cuore Onlus on a program that will build capacity in communities affected by considerable poverty and social disadvantage. The program consists of 7 community infrastructure projects in 7 countries in Latin America and Europe, across both rural and urban areas. Through sustainable practices and community empowerment, this program will promote innovative development for local communities and build social infrastructure for the long term. More details can be found on the program website.

Responsibilities
The Intern will support the work of the Program Coordinator in ways that include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provide support to projects in Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru, Italy, Slovakia, and Romania
  • Research on lessons learned for construction techniques and which kind of sustainable evolution they can have in the projects of the Enel Cuore Program and AFH in general
  • Be part of the evolution on every project and support project team in all activities
  • Research techniques and learn about advantages/disadvantages of sustainable systems
  • Assist in partner/sponsor cultivation
  • Liaise with press and contribute to project updates and reporting
  • Additional skills required (Please only apply if you meet all requirements)

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

    Commitment
    3 - 6 months (full-time; 35+ hours per week)

    To Apply
    If you wish to apply, please email your complete application to fallintern@architectureforhumanity.org no later than August 9, 2013. **Please include the internship you are applying for in the subject line of your email.** Your application must include:

  • Resume/CV
  • Portfolio and/or work samples
  • Professional writing sample (less than two pages)
  • Also include a short proposal (no more than 500 words) describing your ideal internship experience at our headquarters. This proposal will help us solidify the internship positions we offer and further enable us to appropriately match prospective interns with our projects.