Job Type: Paid Internship
Salary Details: $14,080 stipend, prorated monthly
Deadline: Apr 30, 2023

About the Internship
Northwest Youth Corps (NYC) is recruiting a Communications Intern to assist in the development and management of social media, website, and recruitment campaigns for Northwest Youth Corps and their suite of programs. The Communications Intern will develop more public awareness about Northwest Youth Corps’ ongoing programs and recruitment efforts to support those programs. The intern will be exposed to a wide array of communications department activities, will develop a professional portfolio of work, and have opportunities for professional training and leadership growth over the course of the internship.

The Communication Intern will be an active member of the Communications Department and will work to both showcase the various conservation programs we operate as well as help attract the next generation of conservation heroes by managing targeted content campaigns. The intern will collaborate with other departments in the development and management of communications for NYC programs for the 2022-23 program year.

About Northwest Youth Corps
Northwest Youth Corps offers a challenging education and job-training experience that helps youth and young adults from diverse backgrounds develop the skills they need to lead full and productive lives. Our programs include residential conservation crews for both youth and young adults, local community crews, an internship program for college aged participants, a fully accredited high school, and a two-acre organic farm.

Internship Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in the management and creation of content for social media, websites, recruitment campaigns, promotional emails, and additional communications materials as needed
  • Assist in maintaining our social media channels by posting new content, responding to messages and comments, and updating Stories, Reels, or posts as necessary.
  • Assist with online recruitment campaigns by creating and sending mass emails and publishing and managing content/position descriptions to social media, job boards, and similar webpages.
  • Help to establish and coordinate a communications and recruitment campaign calendar to maintain consistency and accountability
  • Assist with the preparation, editing, printing of communications materials such as reports, brochures, fliers
  • Assist in the updating of company websites and online
  • Assist in managing company photo and media library

Required Qualifications

  • Passionate about creating meaningful content with an eye for design
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and professional demeanor in-person and virtually
  • Excellent writer and proofreader
  • Must have completed 2 years of college or be a current college student (undergraduate or graduate)
  • Familiarity with social media requirements and restrictions when it comes to content creation
  • Experience with graphic design software or willingness to learn
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Willingness to learn new systems and software as needed
  • Commitment to equity and inclusion in all aspects of work
  • Appreciation for working with the young people in our programs and collaborating with project and community partners
  • Ability to represent Northwest Youth Corps and multiple project partners as an ambassador

Terms of Employment
40 hours a week and lasting 5.5 months depending on applicant availability. Internship to start April 3rd, 2023. Potential to extend the internship based on candidate and funding availability.


  • $14,080 stipend, prorated monthly
  • Health Insurance

Northwest Youth Corps Campus in Eugene, Oregon, or remote.

To Apply
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references and completely fill out the application form found at Job Listings – Northwest Youth Corps Jobs ( Please select “Northwest Youth Corps – Communications Intern” when applying.

Additional Information: If you have questions about the position, please contact Internship Program coordinator Kate Sanders at  or Communications Officer Peter Chesser at