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Statewide Poverty Action Network is a state level grassroots, legislative advocacy organization working to build political power in low-income communities and communities of color throughout Washington State. We work to change state policy by lobbying lawmakers and organizing community members to take action during the public policy process. Poverty Action works to ensure everyone in Washington State is able to meet their basic needs and have the opportunity to prosper. We unite thousands of people across the state to take action for change through building alliances, organizing communities and holding government accountable. Our goal is to build a movement of people who are directly impacted by issues that are advocating for systemic change. Our strategies are deeply rooted in the community's needs and are led by people in the community.
Job Description: Voter education and engagement is an important component of Poverty Action’s work. The Voter Research & Engagement Intern will play a crucial role in Poverty Action’s work to facilitate and amplify the democratic process throughout Washington state, specifically through the creation of voter guides. Using research and social media strategies to inform their work, the Voter Research & Engagement Intern will compile community concerns and priorities, use this information to write and send questions to candidates running in select 2020 elections; compile candidate responses; assist in the design and creation process of the 2020 Voter Guide; conduct relevant outreach and education, and perform other tasks as needed.
Please submit resume and a response to the following prompt to Poverty Action Communications Manager, Adriana Lasso-Harrier (firstname.lastname@example.org). Deadline to submit is June 5 by 5pm.
People of color, low income, and bilingual applicants are highly encouraged to apply.
Prompt: What is your experience and approach working alongside low income communities and communities of color to effect change, and how would you apply that experience to this internship?
Preferred Skills: Knowledge and experience using Adobe Suite
Start and end date are flexible.
Oikocredit US (OUS) seeks an Impact Investment Research Fellow as an independent contractor to play a central role in the design, implementation and analysis of its next phase of research into the US impact investment market. The purpose of this research is to help shape OUS' product offerings, and refine its business model and strategy. While OUS is headquartered in Seattle, the duties of this fellowship will be performed remotely and are not limited by geographic location. The length of this engagement may be extended beyond July 31, depending on research results and availability.
To apply, submit the following via email to email@example.com:
We will follow up to confirm receipt of your message and request further information, if needed.
Oikocredit US is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment as an independent contractor without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, disability, age, military or veteran status, familial status, marital status, partnership status, domestic violence victim status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
About Oikocredit US
OUS is the US affiliate of Oikocredit International (OI), a 45 year-old global cooperative and social investor that that makes impact investments in Africa, Asia and Latin America to sustainably improve the living standards of low-income people. OI provides loans, equity investments and capacity building grants to small to medium size enterprises that are active in financial inclusion, sustainable agriculture and renewable energy. The organization currently has more than €1.3 billion in assets under management, primarily invested in 674 partner organizations in more than 70 countries worldwide. Individual and institutional investors from 12 countries including the United States have provided the capital needed for these investments. We seek a triple bottom line: modest financial return, and strong environmental and social impact. For additional information on OI’s mission and operations, please visit www.oikocredit.coop.
OUS is a 34-year-old, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that supports the impact of OI. We generate financial support for and raise awareness of OI’s impact investing and capacity building activities in the Global South. OUS is led by a volunteer board of directors, which currently consists of members located in California, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania and Washington State. More details are at www.oikocreditus.org.
Assist with development and implementation of product development research, including but not limited to:
Education and work experience
Still taking applications as of May 21, 2020. Visit https://boards.greenhouse.io/98point6/jobs/4733345002 to apply today.
The mission of 98point6 is to deliver high-quality primary care that is accessible, convenient and affordable for all. Every single day you’ll be working on challenging problems with an exceptional team to profoundly transform primary care and improve people’s quality of life.
Your role and impact
We are seeking an intern to support the work of our legal team during the summer of 2020. This is a unique opportunity to be a contributor in a healthcare tech startup and gain a legal perspective into both the technology and healthcare industries. You will contribute in important areas such as cutting-edge research, tracking organization obligations and actions, and setting the groundwork for growth.
98point6 provides equal employment opportunities to all without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including sexual orientation or gender identity), national origin, age, disability, genetic information or other protected status.