KaBOOM!
  • 26-Jan-2018 to 13-Apr-2018 (EST)
  • Intern Program
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Intern

KaBOOM! is the national non-profit dedicated to giving all kids especially those living in poverty the childhood they deserve through great, safe places to play. KaBOOM! inspires communities to make play the easy choice and works to drive the national discussion about the importance of PLAYces. KaBOOM! has collaborated with partners to build or restore more than 17,000 playspaces, engaged more than 1.5 million volunteers and served over 9 million kids.

KaBOOM! is an EOE dedicated to workforce diversity. Women, people of color and LGBTQ+ individuals are strongly encouraged to apply. 

TITLE: Office of the CEO Intern

DEPARTMENT: Office of the CEO

DESIRED START DATE: May 2018

APPROXIMATE HOURS PER WEEK: 30-40

LOCATION: Washington, DC

STIPEND: $500 total

 

DESCRIPTION:

KaBOOM! is looking for a college student, recent college graduate or graduate student to join our dynamic Office of the CEO. The Office of the CEO is responsible for supporting the CEO and Senior Team on a variety of efforts that are critical to the execution of our strategy and advancing our mission.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support the preparation for and follow-up from a Board of Directors meeting
  • Conduct research and analysis on special projects/initiatives
  • Assist in large-scale, fast-moving projects
  • Support the coordination of cross-team execution of strategies
  • Organize files, gather data and assist in data entry
  • Identify inefficiencies in organizational processes
  • Prepare internal and external presentations and research briefs

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • A matriculating college student who has earned enough credits for a sophomore status, or a student who has graduated from college within the preceding six months
  • Area of academic study relates to the intern opening (Non-profit Management and/or Business Administration) strongly preferred, but not required
  • Ability to work in Washington, D.C. KaBOOM! office
  • Ability to work between 30-40 hours per week
  • Ability to work a minimum of 8 weeks May through August 2018
  • Ability to secure their own lodging/housing
  • Adhere to all KaBOOM! employment policies

IMPORTANT SKILLS:

  • Strong data analysis skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail and great initiative
  • Effective and exceptional communication skills (listening, oral, written and presentation)
  • Ability to prioritize and execute on a number of diverse projects simultaneously
  • Quick learner and ability to problem-solve creatively
  • Solid research and writing skills and experience; ability to quickly and clearly synthesize information
  • Exceptional communications skills to interact and collaborate with staff of all levels
  • Strong interpersonal skills to interact and collaborate with staff of all levels
  • Interested individuals should be able to effectively manage responsibilities and meet deadlines
  • Willingness to engage in productive and challenging work
  • Open and receptive to feedback and learning opportunities
  • Ability to conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times; including working in a cooperative manner within a team oriented environment.

 

We have a fun and dynamic work atmosphere filled with talented and passionate Boomers who want to make a difference in kids' lives. Please make sure to include a thoughtful cover letter with your application. This position will be based in our Washington, DC office.

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