Re-Entry Intern

Our Piece of the Pie, Inc. - Hartford, CT4.1

30+ days ago

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The intern will work closely with all members of OPPs Re-entry team.

  • Assist staff by conducting legislative research, developing policy fact sheets, tracking federal legislation, and attending congressional hearings and briefings.
  • Provide staff with support in research and analysis of various topics, organizations, and key players in the field.
  • Assist in the development of case studies of promising practices in justice reform.
  • Attend conferences, briefings, and forums as a representative of OPP and keep staff abreast of events, information and trends.
  • Assist in the coordination of OPP’s first annual justice forum (Spring 2018).
  • Assist in the preparation of reports, publications and events, including social media blasts.
  • Identify and ultimately create comprehensive resource guide aimed at addressing the basic needs of returning citizens (housing, food, healthcare/mental health, legal services, education, etc.)
  • Recruit and interview interns to add human capacity/capital.
  • Assist Youth Development Specialists (case managers) with initial intakes (enrollment) as needed.
  • Attend and coordinate partner meetings, including creating agendas and taking/disseminating minutes.
  • Assist with fundraising events/activities.
  • Provide administrative support to Program Director and key staff.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Open to a graduate student interested in public policy, social work, criminal justice, justice reform, community development and/or federal advocacy.
  • Must have excellent oral communication, research, organization, and writing skills; computer skills (Excel, Office 365, Prezi, Google Docs, social media, etc.)
  • Excellent people/presentation skills, transportation
  • Ability to work independently and is a team player.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $12.00 to $14.00 /hour

Experience:

  • Microsoft Office: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • Associate (Preferred)

Location:

  • Hartford, CT (Preferred)