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Grants Intern

The Grants Department is seeking a junior/senior undergraduate or graduate student to work closely with the Grants Monitor in maintaining open communication between OLA, grantees, and grant reviewers. Interns will also aid the Grants Monitor in continually updating the grants database and grantee information, as well as in evaluating the effectiveness and fairness of the allocation of the budget. Interns may also be asked to accompany staff members on site visits to grantee locations in the District.

Qualifications

  • Candidates must have a strong interest in working with issues affecting underserved migrant communities in general, and the Latino population in particular
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively in English and Spanish, and superior verbal and written communication skills in both languages
  • Strong organizational, and time management skills
  • Self-starter, problem solver, and able to set priorities when working individually or in a team
  • Comfortable working with individuals from the general public, as well as government and non-profit employees
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft: Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook
  • Any pertinent knowledge of disseminating information via social media, such as Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, and Wordpress

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to:

Dr. Cecilia Castillo Ayometzi
Language Access and Advocacy Coordinator
Executive Office of the Mayor
Office on Latino Affairs
2000 14th Street, NW 2nd Floor
Washington, DC 20009
Or respond via e-mail to [email protected]