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Proposal

Junior Achievement Writing Intern - Spring Semester

30 hours


Community partner: Junior Achievement
Supervisor: Lynn Barrie
Beginning date:
2020-02-03
Ending Date:
2020-05-14

Service-Learning Proposal Description

1.

Briefly describe the project and the community need to be addressed.

Answer You will work closely with the Marketing and Development Manager in the promotion and marketing of JA efforts writing pieces that positively promotes the organization. Intern Responsibilities may include: Write posts for the District’s social media outlets that include Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn engaging followers to interact while increasing brand awareness; Write media and news releases, editorial pieces, etc.; Write JA stories featuring volunteers, alumni, students, etc.; Write brief articles for bi-monthly e-newsletters and other marketing materials. The community need to be addressed is: To inspire and prepare 2-12 students to succeed in a global economy.

2.

What is the mission of the agency or organization?

Answer Junior Achievement of Wisconsin, Northwest District is a non-profit organization that presents economic life skills through hands-on education programs to area youth. JA volunteers present hands-on programs to 2-12 students during the school by throughout the school year. The organization’s purpose is to inspire and prepare 2-12 students to succeed in a global economy.

3.

What skills are required for this project? 

Answer This person should be a creative and motivated individual who is looking to gain practical writing experience and a few key pieces to add to your post-college portfolio. This is an excellent learning opportunity for you as well as a chance to be interning with a first-rate nonprofit while building your resume.

4.

What are the objectives for the student learning and service?

Answer Helps Junior Achievement increase community awareness of the programs offered by Junior Achievement promoting entrepreneurship, work readiness, and financial literacy. Provides hands on experience for the student to provide a portfolio building piece for a non-profit organization.

5.

What are the availability requirements for the student?

Answer The scheduling for this is flexible, the student just needs to log at least 30 hours over the semester.

6.

Additional information (not required).

Answer .