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Bolden Center – Newark Public Schools – Expanded Learning Time Hub Learning Outcome Support Placement

Mission: The mission of the Office of Expanded Learning Time (ELT) is to coordinate, develop, implement, and promote quality before/after school and summer programs.
Vision: Our vision is to enhance the academic experience of school-aged Newark residents through a portfolio of structured, supervised and positive activities.
Our programs include: Nutrition Academic Support and Assistance, Youth Development & Character Education, Physical Activity and Leagues, Arts Science Exploration Technology Field Trips, College and Career Exposure, Civic & Community Service

Role and Responsibilities:

    1. Develop and lead a program/workshop for students in grades 7-12 or a subset of that range in an area of your expertise.
      1. Create Program/Lesson plans for each session
      2. Implement Program/Lesson Plans
      3. Supervise students in the session
      4. Communicate with ELT staff regarding students and activities
    2. Work with department leadership to ensure that the program/workshop is in line with NPS vision, goals and scope of quality youth development programs
    3. Workshops would be at minimum 2 hours per day, twice per week.
    4. Participate in ELT activities such as recruitment, special events, and field trips as needed.
    5. Participate in Professional Development, Staff meetings, and check-ins as needed.
NJ All Stars Project- Development School for Youth Internship Placement

The All Stars Project transforms the lives of youth and members of poor communities using the developmental power of performance in partnership with caring adults.

The DSY Intern will report to the Director of Youth Programs. He/she will be responsible for assisting the Production Assistant in producing all elements of DSY events including recruitment, admissions, ceremonies and the 10-12 week fall semester of corporate workshops. The intern will interface directly with youth and is responsible for organizing and streamlining program data.

This includes but is not limited to:

Roles and Responsibilities:

  1. Building reports
  2. Conducting data analysis
  3. Creating manuals
  4. Drafting professional emails and organizing documents
  5. Managing the database for the program’s clientele under the direction of the Production Assistant
  6. Participating in educational and foundational activities to improve the knowledge base of the organization and its goals
American Heart Association | American Stroke Association - Culture of Health - Community Champions Placement

The mission of the American Heart Association | American Stroke Association (AHA | ASA) is building a world free from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.  AHA|ASA is working toward improving the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent
while reducing death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke by 20 percent by the year 2020.

Our project will focus on the benefits of individuals self-tracking and self-monitoring blood pressure increasing daily physical activity and good nutrition. AHA | ASA staff and volunteers work with community members to break down barriers/gaps in communities where healthy nutrition and physical activities may be challenging.

Role and Responsibilities:

  1. Participate in the American Heart Association | American Stroke Association general orientation and training conducted by AHA|ASA staff and self-directed learning systems
  2. Support the implementation strategy to recruit, train, and manage Community Health Champions
  3. Review and utilize the Health Lessons of EmPowered To Serve (ETS)
    a. Facilitate Community Health Champions’ Train-the-Trainer sessions
    b. Supervise Community Health Champions as they conduct workshops and train-the-trainer sessions
  4. Facilitate presentations – Empowered To Serve Health Lessons, Check.Change.Control and Target BP
  5. Enlist community sites to attend trainings on utilizing the Health Lessons of EmPowered To Serve
  6. Assess progress and submit weekly updates and monthly reports (outline/template to be provided)
  7. Assist Community Health Champions with assessing progress and submitting weekly updates and monthly reports
  8. Work with AHA|ASA and community site staff to develop and or enhance evaluation and assessment tools
  9. Data management, analysis and reporting
  10. Attend or participate in departmental and or market meetings, conferences as scheduling permits
  11. Research and report on innovative approaches to achieve assigned goals and assist with special projects (Research, Social Media, Case Study)

The American Heart Association’s main New Jersey office is in Robbinsville, New Jersey – 1 Union Street – Suite 300. We also have a newly opened satellite office in Saddle Brook, New Jersey. Meetings as well as prep time will be scheduled for the office to prepare education materials for scheduled presentations, activities and events. The intern will report to and work remotely at Rutgers or from a home location within the program area. This will include at our community partner locations. A laptop will be provided for remote use and site visits.

I Have a Dream Foundation Fellowship Resource Development Placement

Our organization provides long-term support to youth and their families, living in under-resourced and/or under-served communities, to achieve their full potential. We promote, from an early age, values of higher education and career success. These opportunities are guaranteed through financial resources and other wraparound services. Our dream is a world where every child has equal access to the educational and career opportunities that will ignite their innate potential.

IHDF-NJ seeks a graduate fellow to support its resource and fundraising efforts. The fellow will report directly to the Executive Director. He/she will be responsible for assisting the Executive Director with the following; Responsible for conducting the full range of strategies and activities to increase organization visibility, create fundraising opportunities, prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to foundation and corporate sources.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Perform prospect research on foundations and corporations to evaluate prospects for corporate and foundation grants
  • Work with finance to gather information necessary to report to corporate/foundation funders on current grant programs
  • Comply with all grant reporting as required by foundation/corporate donors
  • Provide stewardship to current donors, including work with Grants & Research Manager to provide regular written updates (newsletters etc.) to corporate and foundation donors
  • Interface with participants to understand organization history and programs and identify gaps
  • Maintain current records in database and in paper files, including grant tracking and reporting
  • Track statistics relevant to development and provide department with written materials necessary for donor stewardship (demographics, educational program attendance, etc.)
  • Assist with other fundraising projects as requested
ReNeighbor - Executive Intern

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ReNeighbor - Community Outreach Intern

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LICS - Community Development Intern

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Newark Workforce Development Board Career Advisor Intern (Graduate)

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Newark Workforce Development Board Executive Intern (Graduate)

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Newark Workforce Development Board Resume Writer Intern (Graduate)

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Newark Workforce Development Social Media Intern

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All Stars Project Internship

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All Stars Project Media Internship

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R U Ready For Work - Marketing Assistant

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Newark Educator’s Community Charter School Social Media Intern

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For Additional information,

In order to apply to these opportunities, please contact Lenore Person at lenorecp@newark.rutgers.edu or call the Office at (973) 353-1630.