Internships Available

Publishing Intern

Reports to: Executive Director, Lori Slager

As a Publishing Intern you will be a vital part of a start-up nonprofit organization. The Grand Rapids Creative Youth Center is a nonprofit writing and tutoring center in Grand Rapids, MI that prepares kids for life’s adventures by supporting their writing and amplifying their voices. As an intern, you’ll gain valuable experience in editing and publishing as well as working with kids.

We are looking for an intern to work a minimum of 10 hours a week during the Winter 2014 semester to help with editing, typing, and publishing student work. The ideal candidate will be available from 3-5pm on Wednesdays to help directly with a program in which students are publishing online. This is an unpaid position, but benefits include:

-Hands on experience in editing, publishing, and nonprofit administration
-Having a ton of fun
-Working at Captain H. Tanny’s Adventure Trade and Supply Store
-Building relationships with really awesome kids

Necessary Qualifications:

-Strong editing/proofreading skills
-Must be a self-starter, comfortable with a great degree of independence
-Ability to adapt quickly and thrive in a role with constant changes
-Interest in working with kids ages 6 to 18
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills
-Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Google Drive, and Dropbox
-Creative problem solver

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Lori Slager at lorena.slager@creativeyouthcenter.org by December 13, 2013.

 

Program Intern

Reports to: Program Director, Katie Caralis

As a Program Intern you will be a vital part of a start-up nonprofit organization. The Grand Rapids Creative Youth Center is a nonprofit writing and tutoring center in Grand Rapids, MI that prepares kids for life’s adventures by supporting their writing and amplifying their voices. This position will ideally assist in both our Afterschool Adventure and Thrive Tutoring Programs. Our academic tutoring program matches student one-on-one with qualified, caring tutors. As an intern, you’ll gain valuable experience in program management and administration, lesson planning, and tutoring students.

We are looking for an intern to work a minimum of 10 hours a week during the Winter 2014 semester. Candidates must be available from 5:30-8pm on Tuesday evenings and some afterschool hours (3-6pm) Monday through Thursday. This is an unpaid position, but benefits include:

-Hands on experience in program management
-Having a ton of fun
-Working at Captain H. Tanny’s Adventure Trade and Supply Store
-Building relationships with really awesome kids

Necessary Qualifications:

-Must be a self-starter, comfortable with a great degree of independence
-Ability to adapt quickly and thrive in a role with constant changes
-Interest in working with kids ages 6 to 18
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills
-Editing/proofreading skills
-Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Google Drive, and Dropbox
-Creative problem solver

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Lori Slager at lorena.slager@creativeyouthcenter.org by December 13, 2013.

 

Nonprofit Management Intern

Reports to: Executive Director, Lori Slager

As the Nonprofit Management Intern you will be a vital part of a start-up nonprofit organization. The Grand Rapids Creative Youth Center prepares kids for life’s adventures by supporting their writing and amplifying their voices. Through our creative writing and tutoring programs, we help kids build the skills necessary for future success. At the CYC, kids become published authors, leading to a strong sense of identity and an enthusiasm for learning. As a CYC intern, you’ll gain valuable experience in grant writing, fundraising, nonprofit administration, event planning, and writing/editing.

We are looking for an intern to work a minimum of 10 hours a week during the Winter 2014 semester. This is an unpaid position, but benefits include:

-Hands on experience in most aspects of nonprofit management
-Having a ton of fun
-Working at Captain H. Tanny’s Adventure Trade and Supply Store

Necessary Qualifications:

-Must be a self-starter, comfortable with a great degree of independence
-Ability to adapt quickly and thrive in a role with constant changes
-Interest in working with kids ages 6 to 18
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills
-Editing/proofreading skills
-Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Google Drive, and Dropbox
-Creative problem solver

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Lori Slager at lorena.slager@creativeyouthcenter.org by December 13, 2013.