WASH Advocates is a nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy group in Northwest Washington, DC (Dupont Circle area) dedicated to helping solve the global safe drinking water, sanitation, and hygiene challenge. WASH Advocates is seeking a part-time intern (prefer senior or grad student working for college credit) to assist with a wide range of projects that support our advocacy, lobbying, communications, partnership development, and research efforts.
Duties and responsibilities:
- Assist in the development and execution of outreach plans and events that support our objectives.
- Research corporations, private foundations, U.S. government, universities, civic, and faith-based organizations to determine their interest in the global safe drinking water issue. Research U.S. non-governmental organizations and their water and sanitation programming.
- Research publications and journalists; monitor/clip media; maintain and expand the media library; contribute to monthly newsletters; and media outreach.
- Administrative tasks and other duties as assigned.
Intern will assist WASH Advocates staff members as needed, and will ideally have a knowledge and understanding of the global safe drinking water, sanitation, and hygiene sector.
Hours are expected to be 20 per week. The WASH Advocates office is located at 1506 21st Street NW near Dupont Circle. If interested, please send résumé and cover letter to Jackie Powell at jpowell@WASHadvocates.org