VIEW ALL JOB DESCRIPTIONS: https://tinyurl.com/
WATCH A “DAY IN THE LIFE OF” VIDEOS FOR YOUR POTENTIAL JOB: https://tinyurl.com/
Interns are paid a quarterly stipend of $1,000 and receive hands-on training in their role at POWER. We are an extremely busy non-profit and looking for interns with passion, drive, and the ability to learn in a fast-paced environment. Our interns are located throughout the world and comprised of many cultures and nationalities — that’s POWER! You will work remotely using technologies such as Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft One-Drive, Microsoft Teams and Outlook. You must have steady access to the internet as our we collaborate and share documents through a cloud environment and attend meetings online.
As college interns, we work directly with your college or university to ensure, if eligible at your institution, you earn college credits as an intern. We complete all of the necessary paperwork and submit to your academic advisor. Your class schedules are no issue, as we are flexible and will work with you, we only ask that you “show up” and are consistent. We also have many incentives such as GrubHub “lunch and learns”. Interns who show promise and stand out are offered full-time permanent roles at POWER. We offer a competitive starting salary and benefits.
- POWER CHANGES LIVES Mission Statement
POWER®’s (People Organized Working Evolving Reaching) mission is to provides low-income, minority, and underserved communities the capacity to build, thrive, and create sustainable futures, eliminating disparities in aging, education, finance, food insecurity, health, housing wellness, and social justice and reform.
POWER® was established in 2010 to directly address the needs of the community, deploying initiatives such as Project F.E.E.D.® (Friends Ensuring Every Dinner), Project Warmth®, and iLearn® under a 501(c)(3) sponsorship. On September 10, 2018, POWER® obtained its 501(c)(3) designation from the Internal Revenue Service. Thereafter POWER® expanded their scope of services to include a specific focus on aging, education, finance, food insecurity, health, housing wellness, and social justice and reform in low-income, minority, and underserved communities (LIMUs), adding programs The Justice League®, Senior Connect®, iAmArt®, iPlay®, and LavaLove®.
POWER® has several initiatives to directly address disparities in low-income, minority, and underserved communities throughout the United States.
|Providing Kindle Fire 7 tablets pre-programmed with life-saving technology to those ages 65+ to reduce COVID-19 related deaths.
|Providing free instruments and virtual lessons to low-income, minority and underserved K-12 students.
|Providing free virtual tutoring and educational support to low-income K-12 students.
|Providing free art instruction and therapy to combat COVID-fatigue experienced by K-12 remote learners.
|Addresses food insecurity by providing USDA pre-packaged food boxes at drive-thru and pop-up food distribution sites and hot meals to school systems and partnering organizations to food insecure home.
|Mobile hygiene shower trailers providing clean water, hot showers, clothing, and medical services to homeless guests.
|Prescription Assistance for You (PAY) subsidizes prescription costs to those 65+ in need of assistance.
|The Crimson Project®
|Providing free legal expungement services for low-level criminal offenses in low-income, minority and underserved communities.
|Healing communities of color and restoring relationships between citizens and the police officers that serve and protect them through competitive basketball tournaments.
|Creating sustainable revenue by partnering with homeless shelters to create “ghost kitchens”, creating jobs for shelter residents, giving them a fresh start.
|Holidays can be difficult and challenging in low-income, minority and underserved communities. As part of Operation Holiday®, donors “adopt” families in need and help them to fill their wish lists, bringing them the hope and cheer that are essential to the season and making their holiday wishes come true
|The Newark Project®, The Flint Project®
|The Newark Project® and The Flint Project® are relief programs providing critical services to low-income and minority students and their households located in Newark, NJ and Flint, MI in the areas of academics, housing, employment, and social services. Select Freshman high school students and their families are assigned a case manager, and provided a 100% housing subsidy, virtual tutoring, PSAT and SAT exam preparation, job readiness and employment search assistance, and other State and local services available to them up until the student graduates high school.