Founded in 1965, Metro Justice is Rochester’s leading grassroots, member-driven, progressive organization working for social and economic justice. We are committed to community organizing that advances our multi-issue platform for economic justice. We have opportunities for internships at a variety of levels of experience and knowledge.
Interns will work closely with program staff on any of our ongoing campaigns, which involves direct community organizing on the issues of quality jobs, housing, public education, health care, climate justice and more. Work on these efforts will likely include campaign strategizing, research, membership recruitment and development, event planning and publicity, media outreach, social media communications, organization and facilitation of meetings, neighborhood canvassing, and support in non-profit management.
Interns should be eager to build movements for social justice and develop the skills necessary to build sustainable campaigns and non-profits.
- Internships are unpaid.
- Internships are available for 15-40 hours/week.
- Interns will be supervised and supported by Metro Justice’s Organizing Director.
- Internships are available year-round.
- Internships may be adapted for specific needs.
Program Contact Person:
Founded in 1965, Metro Justice is Rochester’s leading grassroots, member-driven, progressive organization working for social and economic justice. We are committed to community organizing that advances our multi-issue platform for economic justice.
Summary of Internship:
Development Interns will work closely with program staff on fundraising campaigns. Working on these efforts will likely include:
- Assisting in the development, promotion, and execution of fundraising events
- Assisting with Membership Recruitment and Development.
- Helping to maintain fundraising records and other administrative tasks as necessary
- Assisting with social media management
- Assisting with other projects as they arise
- Spring Interns will assist with the Annual Dinner.
- Fall Interns will assist with the Alternative Fair.
Interns should be eager to build movements for social justice and develop the skills necessary to build sustainable fundraising campaigns for small nonprofits.
This unpaid internship offers a flexible schedule with an 8-20 hour a week commitment. Internships are available year round and may be adapted for specific needs. If you are interested, contact Andrew Thomas, Fundraising and Membership Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Fundraising and Membership Director