The Humane League Washington, DC, USA
Jul 10, 2019Intern
The Humane League is an international nonprofit ending the abuse of animals raised for food through institutional and individual change. The Humane League fosters a high-energy culture of teamwork and mission-driven problem solving, and we have earned recognition as Top Charity from Animal Charity Evaluators for all of their rating periods. We are seeking a fellow to work behind the scenes with our operations team to help us to build out the process for managing our volunteer materials for our nationwide network of activists. The successful candidate is a solution-oriented person who is ready to research the most cost-effective options, work through creative solutions, and implement a new process. Although this opportunity allows you to work remotely from your home, you must reside in the Washington, D.C. area to be considered for this fellowship opportunity. YOUR OPPORTUNITY Experience the work culture of The Humane League, and learn what it’s really like to work within the animal protection movement. Learn about the internal workings of a nonprofit with regard to material management and logistics. Hone your project management skills and build your work portfolio. Learn the basics of e-commerce. CORE RESPONSIBILITIES Help the operations manager to organize and ship materials to volunteers across the country. Create a process for ordering, creating, distributing, and tracking tabling materials. Conduct in-depth product and process research to ensure we are choosing the most cost-efficient options for our organization. Potential to work on marketing and promotions for The Humane League’s Online retail store. QUALIFICATIONS Age over 18 years old, with a high school diploma, GED, or college diploma. Exemplify a strong commitment to The Humane League’s philosophy and activism methodology. Highly organized and detail-oriented with the ability to handle time-sensitive administrative tasks. Must be self-directed and able to plan and coordinate multiple projects simultaneously. Ability to write and speak clearly and effectively, and to interact with staff in a positive and professional manner. Highly proficient in using contemporary office software applications, including word processing, spreadsheets, and the like. Prior knowledge of e-commerce is desirable, but not required. *Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis and must not now or in the future require sponsorship for employment-based visa status. Other Details You Need to Know: This fellowship requires a time commitment of 20 hours per week. The Humane League offers school credit or a paid stipend as compensation for your time. The stipend for this fellowship is $2400. The Humane League does not provide health benefits to fellows. Fellowships are project-based, 3-month programs, starting in January, May, and September. *Please note, this application closes on July 19th.