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Democracy Now! Fall NYC internships

Fall Internships

4 positions available for the fall 2011 semester:

  • Outreach and Development Intern
  • Social Media and Online Outreach Intern
  • Outreach Intern–Spanish Radio Stations
  • Archive Intern

A two-month commitment, for 15-20 hours per week, is required. Positions are based in New York City. Contact: admin (at) democracynow.org for additional information on these positions and application instructions.

Boulder County Volunteer Opportunities

Bands on the Bricks: Emergency Family Assistance will benefit from the Bands on the Bricks performance by That Eighties Band on Wednesday, Aug. 3. EFAA will have a booth to help raise funds for programs.  Need to be energetic, love talking to people and motivated to raise funds.  Dress in 80s style and join the fun.  Proceeds from the beer garden at the Aug. 10 performance by Fierce Bad Rabbit will also benefit EFAA. Help check wrist bands and serve beer. 21 years and older. Contact: Shalon Atwood at 303-951-7663 or shalon@efaa.org.

 

Venus de Miles: Volunteer for Colorado’s women’s-only bike ride to benefit Greenhouse Scholars on Sunday, Aug. 28, between 5:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.  All genders/ages/skills are welcome to participate in the event festival, work the course, and cheer everyone on. Greenhouse Scholars-Venus de Miles. Contact: Alice Warren-Gregory 303-460-1726 or alicewg@greenhousescholars.org

 

SPAn the Rockies: A 200k, 130k, and 75k road ride on Sunday, August 14, 2011.  On event day the need will be for marshals, aid station volunteers, and start and finishline volunteers. Contact: Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence at spantherockies@safehousealliance.org

Tour De Cure: Assist at this bicycle event sponsored by the American Diabetes Association on August 20 at the Boulder County Fairgrounds in Longmont.  Multiple positions and shifts available for rider and volunteer registration, course marshals, recycling, VIP tent, spotters, sign removal and site closure, etc. Contact: Margo Stewart 720-771-7999 or margo@tourdecurecolorado.com

Activities Facilitators: Be an enthusiastic mentor for young adults with disabilities. Need nondisabled peers to assist with basketball game and other activities from hip hop classes to park picnics. Background check required. Contact: Joe Magiera with Sky’z the Limit Contact– 720-341-8311 or
skyzlimit@comcast.net

CIRCLES Project: Boulder County projects and internships

The Circles Campaign is a national innovative model whose goal is to end poverty through engaging the entire community and all the sectors that comprise the community. Our goal is to generate communities of opportunity by partnering with local and multinational business partners, local governments, communities of faith and non-profit communities to address both individual and systemic barriers that keep people in poverty.  We have teams made up of people from all these sectors that support the campaign as a whole as well as individual Circle leaders who make up the heart of the Campaign. These teams engage the community in ways that are aligned to what the national office has charted for those teams.

The project will most likely be a summer and fall initiative involving 2-3 hours a week.

If you  know of anyone who would be interested in this project, please have them contact Susan Mann, smann@bouldercounty.org and Eilberto Mendoza, Circles Coordinator, 303-441-1503.