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Law Student - Public Interest in Oakland, CA **

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Company name

Root & Rebound

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student

Location

USA Oakland, CA

Date Last Verified

Sep 07,2018

Posted on

Jan 25,2018

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The Intern will contribute to ongoing fundraising projects including connecting with community partners, contributing to communications and development initiatives such as writing and research projects, and providing general administrative support that advance mission. Assisting with fundraising events & initiatives, including planning and executing a summer fundraiser, and running an online auction. Assisting with the implementation of development and communications initiatives, including putting together development and communications materials, writing newsletters and updates, drafting content for the website and blog, and managing Root & social media pages on Facebook and Twitter. Managing and tracking donations, donor and contact databases, and generating donor acknowledgement letters. Assisting with administrative duties, including answering phone calls, writing letters, filing and organizing documents, communicating with partners, and general office duties. Any other necessary tasks relating to a busy, non-profit start-up environment.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Desire to work with reentering citizens and on reentry/ criminal justice issues in a dynamic legal environment. Demonstrated interest in improving the lives of disenfranchised people and communities. Intellectual creativity. Strong writing, interpersonal and communication skills. Strong attention to detail and meticulous follow-up and record keeping skills. Strong work ethic, positive attitude, sound judgment, and good sense of humor. Eagerness to take initiative, solve intricate problems, work on multiple projects simultaneously, and prioritize and organize in a deadline-driven environment. Ability to be flexible and adapt well in a changing start-up environment. A high level of dependability and the ability to maintain a consistent schedule during business hours. Ability to comfortably and appropriately communicate with a diverse group of stakeholders including formerly incarcerated clients, staff, community partners, board members, and others.
Schedule: : 10+ hours/week
Duration: 10+ weeks (e.g., from Jan/Feb - April/May OR from Aug/Sept - Nov/Dec)
Deadline: September 15

Additional info

Qualifications: Desire to work with reentering citizens and on reentry/ criminal justice issues in a dynamic legal environment. Demonstrated interest in improving the lives of disenfranchised people and communities. Intellectual creativity. Strong writing

Company info

Aiasha Khalid
Deputy Director of Strategy Impact
Root & Rebound
1730 Franklin Street
Suite 300
Oakland, CA 94612