Programs Intern – Position Description
Start date May 2022
This job description outlines the objective, primary responsibilities and/or requirements, and qualifications of the Programs Intern.
Mission: Golden LEAF’s mission is to increase economic opportunity in North Carolina’s rural, economically distressed, and tobacco-dependent communities through leadership in grantmaking, collaboration, innovation, and stewardship as an independent and perpetual foundation.
Objective: The Programs Intern will be responsible for assisting the organization in the implementation of its Programs-related goals. This will be accomplished through supporting some of Golden LEAF’s program evaluation, database refinement, grant application review and due diligence, outreach, and grant monitoring activities.
Reports to: Director of Programs/ Program Administration
- Junior or senior or graduate student in a North Carolina four-year college or university with a background or demonstrated interest in local government, economic development, workforce development, agriculture, and similar issues.
- Student’s permanent/home address is in a rural, economically distressed NC county (see list)
- Availability 240-320 hours (not to exceed 30 hours per week, scheduling flexible) at $15 per hour
- Availability mid-May through mid-August (scheduling flexible)
- Ability to work at the Golden LEAF office in Rocky Mount, NC at least 2-3 days a week
Primary Responsibilities (including, but not limited to):
- Support Programs-related activities of the Foundation
- Review select grant progress reports to identify and summarize common themes
- Assist with post-transition work as Golden LEAF implements a new grant management database
- Assist with review and analysis of grantee reports on project activities, outcomes, and expenditures
- Participate in review of grant requests, and conduct due diligence and outreach, including limited travel (overnight stays unlikely)
- Other duties as assigned in support of Programs operations
- Must have excellent analytical skills and the ability to distill information
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Must have excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
- Must have excellent interpersonal skills and follow-up skills
- Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook required and working familiarity with database program(s) preferred
- Ability to learn other software programs
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team
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If you have any questions about the Programs Internship Opportunity at Golden LEAF, contact Director of Programs/ Program Administration Terri Bryant Adou-Dy at [email protected].