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Community Outreach Intern

This internship is part of the CU Public Interest Internship Experience (PIIE). Please visit our website for qualifications, descriptions, and information on how to apply to this and other internships.

Position Title:

Community Outreach Intern

Host Organization:

Colorado Community Action Association 


Support Community & Engagement Specialist - Aid in the planning and implementation of established outreach plan, including onsite application assistance, social media promotion, media capturing, and post-event messaging. Contribute to Strategic Development: - Assist in the strategic development of the Colorado VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Program to enhance its effectiveness and reach. Communication Campaigns: - Collaborate on the development and execution of communication campaigns that align with the organization's goals and mission. Special Projects Support: - Provide assistance to other special projects and interns within the organization, contributing to the success of various initiatives. Website Development: - Contribute to website development projects, ensuring online content reflects the organization's mission and activities. Communication of Project Outcomes: - Assist in the communication of project outcomes and reports to the public, including the release of whitepapers and annual reports.


- Currently enrolled in a relevant degree program. - Strong communication skills, both written and verbal. - Proficiency in social media platforms. - Excellent research and analytical skills. - Ability to work independently and as part of a team. - Detail-oriented and highly organized. - Passion for community development and nonprofit work.

The ideal candidate would have a passion for community development and nonprofit work. They would feel comfortable speaking to small groups and individuals about services. They are self-motivated and can work independently and as part of a small team. 


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Temporary / Seasonal