Careers

Communications Intern

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Communications Intern will work as part of a Communications team that uses the web, email, social media and traditional media outlets to promote the organization’s advocacy and thought leadership, extend its reach and cultivate supporters, build awareness of its programs and services, and complement ongoing fundraising activities. Specifically, we are looking for someone with experience creating social media graphics and content who can help execute and analyze campaigns, and adhere to the following responsibilities:

  • Working collaboratively with the Communications team
  • Creating infographics and other visual content
  • Creating print marketing materials
  • Managing Live4Lali’s social media channels
  • Create original content for digital and print marketing campaigns with a point of view on substance use disorder, overdose, and harm reduction strategies
  • Generate press releases for ad hoc events and news
  • Spot trends in the news and/or popular buzz and turn them into successful content pieces
  • Interview, write and tell the stories of the real people behind and benefitting from Live4Lali, with a keen eye on how to empower others along the way, and develop strategies on how these stories can be distributed—video, podcast, or written form
  • Other tasks as required

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program or recent university graduate
  • Excellent writing, editing, research, and analytics skills
  • Previous experience with content writing through various multimedia platforms
  • Strong handle on current news and trends, and ability to evolve them into relevant content for Live4Lali
  • Familiarity and experience with graphic design principles and tools, including Photoshop and Canva
  • Demonstrated interest in social justice and public health issues
  • Previous experience with social media management and multimedia creation
  • Detail-oriented, self-motivated, and creative
  • A passion for Live4Lali’s mission
  • An engaging and approachable demeanor
  • Proficiency with Associated Press style
  • Demonstrated interest in social justice and public health issues
  • Able to work both independently and as a team member

HOW TO APPLY

Applicants should email a (1) resume, and (2) two references to Chelsea Laliberte at [email protected]. Please use the subject line “Communications Intern.” Only electronic submissions will be accepted.
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Recovery Programs Intern

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Recovery Programs Intern will work alongside the Director of Operations to support the day-to-day functionality and management of the following services:

  • Overdose Education & Naloxone Distribution (OEND) training
  • SMART Recovery group host
  • SMART Recovery Family & Friends host
  • Community Resource Center (CRC) services
  • Naloxone, Needles & Nice People (NNNP) harm reduction outreach program
  • Case management and treatment navigation

Responsibilities:

  • Respond to inquiries regarding programs and services
  • Providing screenings and assessments for individuals and families seeking assistance or support for substance use disorder and/or dual diagnoses
  • Facilitate recovery support group meetings
  • Train a variety of audiences on overdose prevention and response
  • Perform administrative tasks as required

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate social work, counseling, or public health program or recent university graduate
  • Preference will be given to candidate with experience in providing counseling services, including support groups and family counseling
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Excellent documentation and organizational skills
  • Positive attitude and pro-active approach to problem-solving a must
  • Bilingual (written and oral fluency) in English/Spanish not required, but welcomed
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently, as well as with a team
  • Flexibility to work some evening hours
  • Completion of harm reduction, overdose prevention, and SMART Recovery host training, which will be provided by Live4Lali

HOW TO APPLY

Applicants should email a (1) resume, and (2) two references to Artemis Golzar at [email protected]. Please use the subject line “Recovery Programs Intern.” Only electronic submissions will be accepted.