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This role will support efforts connected to the Morgridge Center’s Student Organization Partnership Program which supports community engagement efforts for service-minded student organizations as well as works to prepare students to do meaningful, responsible and respectful community engagement.
This student intern will have the opportunity to develop program management skills, facilitation techniques, and peer-to-peer leadership capacity.
- Strong interpersonal and public speaking ability
- Efficient time management and organizational strategies
- Knowledge/familiarity with historical and current issues of social justice and equity in Dane County and Wisconsin
- Familiarity with service-oriented RSOs on campus
- Ability to collaborate with other interns to support student civic engagement
- Lead and coordinate all efforts related to the SOPP
- Establish regular communication and be a regular point of contact for RSOs in the SOPP
- Coordinate access of Morgridge Center resources for the SOPP (transportation/space/funding)
- Oversee all aspects of mini-grant application process and distribution of funds
- Work with Community Engagement Education Interns to develop workshop curriculum regarding social identity, group identity, power and privilege, logistics of community-based work, and mutually beneficial partnerships for future training needs
- Support SOPP RSOs in identifying additional training needs based on their community partnership(s)
- Maintain records of current, previous, and future RSO outreach activity to recruit for the SOPP
- Coordinate SOPP meetings, gatherings, and end of the semester celebration
- Conduct regular SOPP check-ins and mid-term/end of year evaluations
- Collaborate with Peer Advisors, Community Outreach Intern, and Campus Outreach Interns to support the SOPP
- Act as an in-house expert regarding Morgridge Center programs, events and resources, and community engagement opportunities for the SOPP
- Conduct outreach to other RSOs to promote the Morgridge Center and the SOPP across campus
- Work with Community Engagement Intern and other key staff to assess and develop the future of the SOPP
Hours & Compensation:
This is an academic year position. Interns receive $12/hr and work 10 hours per week on a self-made schedule. Some additional meetings may occur on evenings or, on a rare occasion, weekends.