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Development & Communications Intern

Job Description:

The Development and Communications Intern would assist with Homes Not Border’s fundraising and social media. This is an internship built to be semester based for a full or part time college or post graduate student living in the DC area, there can be flexibility around academic work such as exams so long as the intern gives ample (greater than a week warning) Intern may be required to work in person 1 day a week, as needed. We are happy to verify or complete at paperwork related to internships for credit.

Dates:

  • Applications: Rolling, starting November 29th 2022
  • Start Date: Tuesday, January 10th, 2023 (at earliest) – End Date: End of Spring Semester (TBD)

Location:

  • Landover, MD, travel required to DC and suburbs in VA and MD


Responsibilities

  • Research and help analyze grant opportunities
  • Assist with grant applications
  • Pursue small business donors
  • Manage HNB social media accounts including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn
  • Occasionally will be asked to support home set ups or drop offs (~ 9 AM -2 PM)
  • Support HNB staff in other projects including creating promotional materials, preparing or helping with events

Requirements

  • Organized
  •  Flexible
  • Self-motivated
  • Able to perform a few hours of physical labor moving
  • furniture
  • Proficiency with Google Suite of products
  • Drivers License + Car/Personal Transportation
  • Resource creation and graphic design experience is a plus
  • Experience working or living with refugee or immigrant communities is a plus
  • Fluent or conversational knowledge of Dari, Pashto, Arabic, Swahili, Amharic, Ukrainian, or Spanish is a HUGE plus


Hours

  • Part Time: 15 hours a week.
  • Computer-based work can be done at home
  • Occasional help with client home set ups based at our warehouse in Landover, MD

 

Benefits

  • $750 per month living and transportation stipend
  •  Flexibility around class/exam schedules
  •  Service Hours/Class Credit offered to institutions that require or accept them
  • Direct experience working with newly arrived refugees, SIVs and migrants


If interested please send a cover letter and your resume to Noah Klose at Noah@HomesNotBorders.org

Housing and Donation Support Intern

Job Description:

The Housing and Donation Support Intern would assistant with Homes Not Border’s main Home Set Up program on the ground and in the back office to help comfortably house newly arrived refugees. This is an internship built to be semester based for a full or part time college or post graduate student living in the DC area, there can be flexibility around academic work such as exams so long as the intern gives ample (greater than a week warning) Intern required to work in person 2 days a week, out of Monday or Saturday and Tuesday or Thursday. We are happy to verify or complete at paper work related to internships for credit.

Dates:

  • Applications: Rolling, starting November 29th 2022
  • Start Date: Tuesday, January 10th, 2023 (at earliest) – End Date: End of Spring Semester (TBD)

Location:

  • Landover, MD, travel required to DC and suburbs in VA and MD

Responsibilities     

  • Support or lead 1 home set up and 1 drop off day a week. (~ 9 AM -2 PM)
  • Manage and respond to emails in the HNB Info Account on weekdays (~1 hour)
  • Support as needed with Donation in take and donation pick up scheduling 
  • Support HNB staff in other projects including creating promotional materials, preparing events or ongoing post resettlement projects benefiting clients

Requirements

  •  Organized
  • Flexible
  • Self -motivated
  •  Able to perform a few hours of physical labor 1-2 days a week
  • Excel/Google Sheets proficiency
  • Drivers License + Car/Personal Transportation
  • Experience working or living with refugee or immigrant communities is a plus
  • Fluent or conversational knowledge of Dari, Pashto, Arabic, Swahili, Amharic, Ukrainian is a HUGE plus

Hours

  • Part Time: 20 hours a week.    
  • 12 hours required onsite or in the warehouse.   
  • All other computer-based work can be done at home

Benefits

  • $1000 per month living and transportation stipend
  • Flexibility around class/exam schedules
  • Service Hours/Class Credit offered to institutions that require or accept them
  • Direct experience working with newly arrived refugees, SIVs and migrants

If interested please send a cover letter and your resume to Noah Klose at Noah@HomesNotBorders.org

BOARD MEMBERS NEEDED!!!

Join the board of Homes Not Borders as we continue to grow into a strong non-profit supporting our new refugee neighbors in the DC Metro area. 

Time Commitment: 

• Three – six hours a month 

• Two years 

Requirements:

• Committed to the mission of Homes Not Borders to help refugees and asylum seekers feel at home in the United States

• Attend monthly board meetings – via zoom or in-person (when we can!)

• Be a part of a board committee when committees are formed

• Willingness to give financially in a way that is significant but within your means

• Willingness to leverage your networks to connect others to Homes Not Borders as volunteers and/or donors

Responsibilities: 

• Set the budget for Home Not Borders and oversee the finances 

• Hire and manage the executive director 

• Fundraise among your network 

• Promote and advocate for Homes Not Borders and its mission 

• Provide insight and ideas on programming, policies, and the direction of Homes Not Borders 

Skills We Need:

• Fundraising

• Public relations, media

• Legal, fiscal compliance

How to Apply:

Please send a brief paragraph or two stating why you would be a good fit for the Homes Not Borders board, along with your CV and/or a brief description of relevant experience to board@homesnotborders.org

Family Services Intern

The Family Assistance Intern would support Homes Not Border’s Family Services department both on the ground and in the back office helping to organize incoming requests from local families, processing applicants to the Moving Up Fund housing subsidy program and supporting the New Neighbors Artisan Program.

This is an internship built to be semester based for a full or part time

college or post graduate student living in the DC area, there can be

flexibility around academic work such as exams so long as the intern gives

ample (greater than a week warning) Intern will likely need to be able to come into the office or work in person once a week, either on Tuesday or Thursday, the rest of work can be completed remotely. We are happy to verify or complete any paperwork related to internships for credit.

Dates:

  • Applications: Rolling, starting November 29th 2022
  • Start Date: Tuesday, January 10th, 2023 (at earliest) – End Date: End of Spring Semester (TBD)

Location:

  • Landover, MD, travel required to DC and suburbs in VA and MD


Responsibilities

  • Support HNB’s New Neighbor Design Artisan Program through the tracking of sales, keeping an inventory of finished products, compiling skill lists, distributing raw materials and collecting finished works from artisans.   
  • Help organize ssistance requests through the HNB Intake Form
  • Input cases into the new Knack Database System to ensure easier internal tracking of resources and services provided to families   
  • Assist in processing applications for the HNB Moving Up Fund providing housing subsidies on a monthly basis
  • Support additional Family Services Programs as needed at request of the Family Services Manager

Requirements  

  • Flexible 
  • Organized  
  • Reliable when working independently
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-motivated  
  • Excel/Google Sheets proficiency
  • Ability to use and learn databases
  • Drivers License + Car/Personal Transportation
  • Experience working or living with refugee or immigrant communities is a plus
  • Fluent or conversational knowledge of Dari, Pashto, Arabic, Swahili, Amharic, or Ukrainian is a HUGE plus

Hours

  • Part Time: 15 hours a week, likely broken down as 7 hours onsite or in the warehouse.
  • All other computer-based work can be done at home

Benefits

  • $750 per month living and transportation stipend
  • Flexibility around class/exam schedules
  • Service Hours/Class Credit offered to institutions that require or accept them
  • Direct experience working with newly arrived refugees, SIVs and migrants

If interested please send a cover letter and your resume to Noah Klose at Noah@HomesNotBorders.org


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3610 East St.

Landover, MD 20785

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