Undergraduate Internship Opportunity

Entre Hermanos, Seattle’s Latino LGBTQ organization, is looking to hire a volunteer intern for the 2014-15 academic year.  Please see the information below:

 

Mission Statement: To promote the health and well-being of the Latino Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and questioning community in a culturally appropriate environment through disease prevention, education, support services, advocacy and community building.

 

Dates September 2014 – December 2014, with the potential to continue until June 2015, per the discretion of the Women’s Program Coordinator.

Time Commitment Between 4-16 hours per month

Compensation: This is an unpaid, volunteer internship.

Desired Qualifications: Bilingual in English and Spanish

 

 

Objectives

  • Develop leadership and mobilization of resources within the community
  • Encourage participation in programs that provide support, prevention and treatment for HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted infections and all other types of diseases
  • Build the Latino community’s capacity with the necessary tools to achieve a better quality of life
  • Help the LGBTQ community express its ideals and achieve them as individuals
  • Encourage the participation of members of the LGBTQ community in activism and human rights
  • Provide educational, recreational, cultural and social services

 

Responsibilities

  • Prepare outreach materials, publications, brochures and safer sex kits for outreach events and program gatherings
  • Travel locally to attend outreach and community events with Entre Hermanos staff, including but not limited to, Gender Odyssey, Northwest Reproductive Justice Conference, and Seattle Pride
  • Attend Women’s Program gatherings to support Entre Hermanos staff
  • Create Entre Hermanos materials as appropriate using Publisher and/or Photoshop
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the Internship, the Entre Hermanos Outreach and Education Intern will be able to:

  • Demonstrate introductory knowledge of HIV/AIDS and other Sexually Transmitted Infections and their prevention, FDA-approved Birth Control Methods, Breast Self-Exam and safer sex practices
  • Organize, prepare and attend community and outreach events
  • Network and establish working relationships with community partners and members
  • Facilitate ice-breakers and small group activities
  • Utilize Publisher and/or Photoshop to create attractive and succinct documents and educational materials
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the Latino LGBTQ Seattle community

 

Requirements

  • Current enrollment in an AA, BA or BS degree program, preferably a Public Health, Social Welfare, Gender and Women’s Studies, Sociology, Ethnic Studies, Chicano Studies and/or Latin American studies major
  • Flexibility, humility and a positive attitude
  • Commitment to social justice, equity, advocacy, fierce allyship and the LGBTQ Latino community
  • Cultural humility
  • Willingness to grow and learn
  • Ability to work with a range of personalities, both inside the office and out in the community
  • An open mind

 

 

For more information and/or to apply to this exciting and unique internship opportunity, please send your resume and cover letter to christie@entrehermanos.org. Latinos, women and LGBTQIA2-S folks encouraged to apply. For more information about Entre Hermanos, please visit us at http://www.entrehermanos.org.

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