Join our team as our Membership & Communications Intern!

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Assist Oregon Walks staff to ensure communication goals are met through creating content, providing administrative support, and overseeing social media activities – with a focus on our annual membership drive.

Time Commitment & Compensation

This is a three-month paid internship, with an ideal start date of March 12th, running through mid-June.  Approximately 10 hours/week with a flexible schedule.

The intern will receive a $1,500 stipend.



  • Attend bi-weekly editorial meetings with staff to familiarizes self with current projects/ campaigns, develop communications schedule & execute required tasks
  • Schedule weekly social media posts, ensure all images, links, hashtags, etc. are correct
  • Brainstorm and execute engagement activities via social media, i.e.
  • How-to mini stories: “How to report a pothole.” / “How to request a speed limit change.”
  • Spotlight stories: interview board members, volunteers, friends, etc. on their walking stories
  • Walking Trivia, Photo Contests, “I walk because…” Campaign, etc.
  • Maintain & update website, making sure all links are working & accurate
  • Curate a list of resources & “how to” guides to aid with community advocacy efforts
  • Assist Volunteer & Events Manager with creating & updating graphic design project briefs
  • Compile relevant news articles & share on social media platforms
  • Collect & post on website all media coverage of Oregon Walks
  • Prepare Google/social media diagnostics reports for quarterly communications committee meeting



  • Outline and implement communications plan for month-long annual membership drive
  • Assist Volunteer & Events Manager in planning & executing annual membership event
  • Research similar organizations’ membership benefits structures, note best practices
  • In collaboration with staff, develop plan for membership appreciation & benefits post membership drive – including events and activities to grow membership base and engage existing members.
  • Assist staff and board with updating membership pricing & language

To Apply:

Please send a short cover letter detailing your interest in working with Oregon Walks, and your current resume to our Volunteer & Events Manager, Inna Levin: by March 8th 2018 at 5pm. Please include the subject line: ​​MEMBERSHIP & COMMUNICATIONS INTERNSHIP​