Internships

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Under the supervision of a member of the Green Star staff, interns will provide assistance with our program and administrative needs while gaining valuable professional experience and receiving feedback on a range of skills. Internships are offered quarterly in the fall, winter, spring, and summer. 

Applications for Winter 2019 internships are due by January 5, 2018. Winter Internships take place February- April.
Interns must be able to commit to at least 12-14 hours per week during regular business hours Monday - Friday.

Mural Arts Program Internship
Program Interns will:

  • Gain skills in the fundamentals of bricolage mosaic (tiling, grouting, mirror-cutting, sculpture, mixing/coloring mortar, etc.)

  • Develop relationship-building skills with youth

  • Teach/lead a small group of students or volunteers in tasks and activities

  • Prepare the work site for the day’s tasks and conduct clean up

  • Be able to teach/lead a small group of students or volunteers in tasks and activities

  • Be able to give positive constructive feedback to youth and volunteers

Social Media and Events Internship
Social Media Marketing Interns will:

  • Manage our existing social media presence on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube in order to promote our program, volunteer opportunities, classes and events

  • Expand social media engagement by sourcing and scheduling content and interacting with followers on all platforms

  • Help promote our Classes and Fundraisers

  • Solicit in-kind donations from local businesses for Soiree, our annual fall fundraiser

  • Collaborate to develop partnerships for our fundraisers, mosaic classes, and other events

  • All interns may be asked to support our program team by helping periodically at our classroom and installation sites.

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Marketing and Development Internship
Fundraising and Development Interns will:

  • Research corporate and foundation grants

  • Help plan and execute small events/fundraisers

  • Help implement and execute the end of year solicitation campaign

  • Learn to be efficient in CRM software and donor database management

  • Compose letters to donors and prospects on programs requiring funding

  • Communicate with donors/volunteers (thank-you calls, correspondence).

  • Oversee/execute materials packing and shipment for initiatives