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Non-Profit Internship

West African Cultural Arts Institute
City: 
Eugene
State: 
OR
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Type: 

Description of Position 
   West African Cultural Arts Institute (WACAI) is seeking an Intern to fill their Internship position starting summer 2017. The Internship is typically a 200 hour position whose duration can be flexible. This is a non-paid position that will give the Intern real life, professional experience and skills through working directly with a non-profit cultural arts organization under the direction of the Co-founder and Executive Director, Andrea DiPalma Yansane. 
    
   WACAI is a Eugene based 501(c)(3) non-profit cultural arts organization whose mission is to share the joy and passion of West African culture through vibrant educational programs focusing on music and dance, advocating for authentic source artists from Guinea, and creating charitable projects in Guinea that promote artistic, emotional, and physical health. 
    
   WACAI has a variety of arts educational programming in the US which includes Community Classes, Assembly, Residency, and After School Programs for kids, Community Outreach Programs, and Study Abroad. WACAI also is working toward creating more charitable programs in Guinea, West Africa. 
    
    
   To learn more about WACAI visit us at WestAfricanCulturalArts.org 
   For more information contact Andrea@WestAfricanCulturalArts.org / 541.232.5471 
    
Experience Required/Preferred
   WACAI is looking for a student who is mature and possesses good self-management, organization, and communication skills. WACAI prefers graduate level students, but would consider qualifying students in their senior year. 
    
   Preferred skills include a working understanding of the following programs: 
   Word 
   Excel 
   Publisher 
   In Design 
   Photoshop 
   

As well as a working knowledge of the following social media platforms: 
   Facebook 
   Instagram 
   YouTube 
   

Potential Internships Duties and Jobs 
Fundraising 
   • Capital campaign fundraising 
   • Restaurant proceed fundraisers 
   • Donor development 
   • End of Year Donation campaign 
Creation of Collateral Materials 
   • Brand and update forms 
   • Create posters, brochures, and other printed publicity 
Social Media Management 
   • FB strategy 
   • FB video ad creation 
   • Instagram campaign 
   • E-newsletters creation 
   • Blog creation 
   • YouTube Channel creation 
Promotion 
   • Promotional videos 
   • Video editing 
   • Video and photo management system 
   • Photography and videography of classes and programs 
    
Grant Writing and Research 
    
Event planning 
    
Organize volunteers 

Schedule 
   Part-time 

Salary/compensation 
   non paid 

Worksite location
   Eugene, OR 

Application deadline 
   June 21, 2017 by 5 pm 

Deadline: 
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Website: 
http://www.westafricanculturalarts.org/
Application Instructions: 
Please submit digital files of cover letter and resume to Andrea@WestAfricanCulturalArts.org
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