Communications Project, C3 Community Concierge Care

Monday, August 29th from 12:00am to Monday, December 12th, 2022 12:00am (ET)


The communications intern will strategically leverage communications platforms to inform multiple audiences (funders, volunteers, clients, the larger Washington DC community) about our novel COVID-19 Wellness on Wheels Mobile Health program.  The intern will leverage skillsets in written communication, design, marketing, and project management to help promote vaccination uptake and improve knowledge related to the COVID-19 pandemic.   

Position Description and Tasks 

  • Join the Wellness on Wheels outreach team as we provide the latest information related to COVID-19 pandemic to District residents directly in their communities.

  • Write/create content about our program for the organization’s newsletter/social media, highlighting program success stories and educating the public about community needs and how our organization addresses them

  • Create graphic designs for visual content for website, presentation slides, print communications or other branding, selecting and creating images and graphics that communicate the values and aims of the organization

  • Create multimedia content to promote organization aims, successes, and needs, or to provide orientation and training to volunteers or other stakeholders

  • Design and implement a strategic social media campaign designed to create social change and spread awareness of the COVID-19 pandemic, targeting District residents, community stakeholders, clients, volunteers, donors, and potential partners

  • Gather testimonials, evaluation data, reports, and news articles about issues relevant to the organizational mission for distribution in social media outlets

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong oral and written communication skills with attention to detail 

  • Ability to work collaboratively 

  • Comfort and experience working out in the Washington DC community, particularly in Wards 7 and 8

  • Visual communication and design skills

  • Entrepreneurial self-starter, able to work independently 

  • Passion for our organizational mission and aims

  • Experience with social media platforms best practice and website content management, social media content production

  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively, multitask and meet deadlines with occasional changes of priorities

  • Commitment to both a full academic year appointment (fall and spring semester)

General Student Expectations

This project is for students in the Community Engagement section of BADM 4001. Students must submit an application and be selected for a project before they can enroll. 

For Fall 2022, class is scheduled for Tuesdays, 3:45-4:35.

The Fall 2022 semester runs from Aug 29-Dec 12, allowing 15 weeks for service toward project goals. Students serving five hours per week will meet the 70-hours of service expected for the course. Orientation, training, and work toward project goals, whether completed on or off-site, all contribute toward this requirement. Time spent traveling to/from site or completing course reflection assignments does not.

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