Internship Opportunities

Interns

If you are looking to get involved in an environmental nonprofit, build your resume and give back to your community, apply to be an I Love A Clean San Diego intern! ILACSD recruits Interns each semester to work alongside our staff at various cleanups, community events and assist with office and marketing tasks.

What interns are saying:

A great united group to work with... you guys rock! - Bri Lobato, Marketing Intern, 2013

The program allows interns to be involved with events and [you gain] very hands-on experience. - Barbara Lopez, Outreach Intern, 2009-2011

After working for this organization for a few months it has become clear to me that our contributions are making a BIG difference and that we are providing a valuable service to the community...I am glad that I chose to work for this organization and I would recommend it to others in the future! - Nick Gatelein, Community Events Intern, 2011

Everyone I worked with was very friendly and appreciative.  I always liked knowing my efforts were worth it.  - Carolyn Richter, Intern, 2010

 

Available internships:

COMMUNITY EVENTS INTERN


TYPE OF EMPLOYMENT: Unpaid Internship

6-15 hours per week, including weekend events, during the course of a semester.

The Community Events Intern will support the Community Events Department and will coordinate logistics and volunteers associated with all community events, including countywide beach, inland, and community cleanups, and volunteer programs.

Specific Duties Include:
• Assist with coordination of ILACSD’s community events and volunteer events and programs
• Manage Community Events supplies, inventory, purchasing, proper and timely storage
• Respond to volunteer inquiries including check in and checkout of supplies
• Coordinate and attend community cleanups and events
• Work with Development & Marketing Department to market community events including collateral and website updates
• Fostering positive relationships with community groups, local media, elected officials, and other parties who can assist ILACSD in fulfilling its mission and supply funding.
• Professional and accurate representation of ILACSD
• Assist other departments as needed.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

• Excellent organizational and time management skills
• Commitment to working in a team environment
• Ability to interact with diverse groups of people
• Effective communication skills for diverse audiences
• Knowledge of environmental challenges facing San Diego County
• Reliable transportation
• Weekend availability
• Bilingual Spanish/English preferred

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Lexi Ambrogi at lambrogi@cleansd.org

OUTREACH INTERN

REPORTS TO: Community Program Manager

TYPE OF EMPLOYMENT: Unpaid Internship

INTERNSHIP DATES: Ongoing

ILACSD seeks a self-motivated, outgoing individual team player to support ILACSD’s community outreach efforts. This position reports directly to the Community Program Manager.

Time Commitment: Varies; must have availability for weekend events

GENERAL DUTIES:

  • Market and promote ILACSD’s upcoming events and ongoing programs
  • Attend community outreach booths and cleanups throughout San Diego County
  • Manage supplies via inventory, purchasing, and proper, timely storage
  • Assist with coordination of upcoming events
  • Write blog content concerning internship experience
  • Maintain a professional and accurate representation of ILACSD

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Effective communication skills for diverse audiences
  • Commitment to working in a team environment
  • Knowledge of environmental challenges facing San Diego County
  • Reliable transportation and weekend availability

    I Love A Clean San Diego is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.


  • To Apply: Submit a resume and cover letter in .pdf format to Lexi Ambrogi at lambrogi@cleansd.org

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    MARKETING INTERN

    REPORTS TO: Development and Marketing Coordinator

    TYPE OF EMPLOYMENT: Unpaid Internship

    INTERNSHIP DATES/TIMES: Ongoing; 6-15 hours per week, including some weekend events.

    I Love A Clean San Diego seeks an energetic, well‐organized and self‐motivated individual to intern in its Development and Marketing Department. This position reports to the Development and Marketing Coordinator and will assist to expand ILACSD’s brand awareness and community recognition.

    GENERAL DUTIES:

  • Develop and implement creative ways to promote ILACSD programs and events, particularly Creek to Bay and Clean Beach Coalition
  • Finding information about and reaching out to ILACSD past supporters and staff to encourage involvement
  • Writing blog, newsletter, and website content
  • Posting to ILACSD’s social media sites
  • Creating videos for our You Tube account to highlight ILACSD’s fundraising campaigns
  • Developing and pitching news stories to local media
  • Marketing research and tracking
  • Attend ILACSD cleanups, education programs and events and report back to ILACSD supporters regarding experiences.
  • POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Strong social media skills (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc)
  • Experience creating marketing and communications projects
  • Effective oral and written communication skills for diverse audiences
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to interact with diverse groups of people
  • Professional and accurate representation of ILACSD
  • Ability to work well individually and on a team
  • Knowledge of environmental challenges facing San Diego County
  • Reliable transportation
  • High school graduate, preferably with marketing/public relations college coursework
  • To Apply: Submit a resume and cover letter in .pdf format to Sarah lott at Slott@cleansd.org.

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