World Savvy

District #5

World Savvy educates and engages youth to learn, work, and thrive as responsible global citizens in the 21st century.

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Visit Website: http://www.worldsavvy.org
Email Direct: Mattie Vukmir info@worldsavvy.org

San Francisco, CA

Opportunities
Spring 2015 Global Competence Certificate Intern

When: starting after January 26, 2014. Min. 10 hrs/wk up to full time

Where: 917 Irving Street, Suite 4, San Francisco, CA 94122

Position Overview

This Spring GCC Intern will assist in research and support related to the Global Competence Certificate
program, the premier online graduate level certificate program in global competence education for in-
service educators. The GCC is designed to increase the number of K-12 teachers who are able to teach
for global competence, and effectively prepare students to be globally informed, engaged citizens.

Key Projects:

. Environmental scan and database of school districts and schools in target states that include
global competence in their mission statements, strategic plans, and/or program offerings.
. Creation of new website, social media, marketing/outreach content (e.g. recruiting e-blasts,
instructor and participant profiles, articles about fieldwork locations & partners) that updates
community on latest developments and promotes the GCC program.
. Creation of student services documentation and information (e.g. information for students
about fieldwork and Collaborative Practice Groups).
. GCC course online setup in Blackboard.
. Research on online education resources & approaches for GCC.
. Research to develop the leadership track of the program.

Qualifications:

. Knowledge of & interest in global education and global issues.
. Values and seeks multiple perspectives, new ideas, and new ways of thinking.
. Effective communication and writing skills.
. High attention to detail and strong organization skills.
. Proficient with Internet/cloud-based tools; Microsoft Office; and database programs (such as
Salesforce.com).
. Ability to take initiative and work independently.
. Willingness to be flexible and adaptable to change.

This is an unpaid volunteer and intern experience. We provide equal volunteer opportunities for all
applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin status, sexual orientation, age,
marital status, veteran status, or disability.

Please e-mail a completed application and resume to: jobs@worldsavvy.org

Please write “World Savvy Spring 2015 Global Competence Certificate Volunteer” in subject line of your
e-mail.

Application can be downloaded here: https://worldsavvy.squarespace.com/s/Volunteer-Application-
2014.docx

ATTN: Jennifer Lofing Boyle, Senior Associate, Academic Affairs

World Savvy - San Francisco Office

No phone calls please.

Start: January 26th, 2015 Position type: Internship
Event Inter

WORLD SAVVY 2016 EVENTS INTERN

What: World Savvy Spring 2016 Events Intern
When: January 2016 through May 2016. Minimum of 15hours/week
Where: 1304 University Ave. NE, Minneapolis or 917 Irving Street, San Francisco

The World Savvy Event Intern is an opportunity for a college graduate or undergraduate (preference given to juniors and seniors) to work alongside World Savvy’s staff to gain marketing communication and events experience, including: planning for and executing a successful event; communication strategy; volunteer recruitment; and social content development. . In addition, interns develop an understanding of the factors that drive success at a growing nonprofit, and learn about our programs, which focus on project-based education that engages youth in community and world affairs.

Interns are exposed to the entire spectrum of World Savvy’s work. However, they will focus on supporting the execution of the organization’s spring Festivals through their day-to-day assignments, which will include:
• Providing planning and project management support for our annual World Savvy Festivals, tentatively scheduled for April 30 (Minneapolis) and May 14 (San Francisco)
• Writing, editing and updating current communications and Festival materials, targeted to students, educators and administrators, donors and partners
• Volunteer recruitment
• Developing content for the organization’s Web site and social media channels in support of the Festival, and aligned with the organization’s social strategy plans

In addition, the Intern will:
• Work with, and learn from, an experienced professional staff.
• Participate in an initial orientation, set goals, and meet weekly with a supervisor.
• Participate in a mid-internship check-in with his/her supervisor to revisit goals and expectations, and a final meeting to evaluate the internship experience.
• Attend various trainings over the course of the internship, as applicable. Trainings may include global competency education content, online learning management systems, and cloud-based business systems including (but not limited to) Salesforce.com, Egnyte, and project management software.
• Attend World Savvy events and staff trainings taking place during their time of service.
This position is unpaid, but interns may apply for credit or funding through their college or university. Please note that interns are not considered to be employees and that there is no guarantee of a job offer after serving as an intern.
Organization Overview
World Savvy is a national education nonprofit that addresses the need for global competence by partnering with educators, schools, and districts to integrate the highest quality of global competence teaching and learning into K-12 classrooms, so all young people can be prepared to meet the challenges of global citizenship in the 21st century. World Savvy has reached more than 375,000 youth and 2,200 educators since founding in 2002. Learn more at www.worldsavvy.org.

Qualifications:
• Experience working on or organizing events
• Communications or public relations experience or coursework.
• Knowledge of, and interest in, education and global issues.
• Effective communication and writing skills.
• High attention to detail and strong organization skills.
• Proficient with basic design programs, such as NDesign.
• Ability to take initiative and work independently.

We provide equal internship opportunities for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin status, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

To Apply:

Complete and submit the World Savvy Internship Application.

You will be asked to upload a resume as well as a writing sample (Ex. a report, an assignment for class, an article or blog post, a professional or recruitment email, etc.).

No phone calls please

Start: January 25th, 2016 End: May 31st, 2016 Position type: Internship
Program Intern - World Savvy Classrooms

The World Savvy Internship Program is an opportunity for college graduates, graduate students, and undergraduate students with an interest in global issues and education to work alongside World Savvy staff, gain exposure to the global education community, and better understand what it takes to create an effective non-profit. The World Savvy Classrooms program provides support and coaching to teachers during the school year to promote the incorporation of international themes and project into their curriculum. The program culminates in an arts exhibition and competitive presentations on solutions to global problems called the World Savvy Festival.

This winter/spring, the Program Intern will support the Implementation Associates across three cities in the implementation of the World Savvy Classrooms program. This includes gathering resources and materials related to the theme of Population and Progress to assist teachers in the classroom, support the Classrooms Professional Development workshop, and update materials for the school year. The spring internship will also support the planning and coordination of the World Savvy Festival across all three cities.

Gain experience in:
· Research for a grade 6-12 classroom context
· Creating a catalog system for resources
· Organizing and researching unique global education content on the theme of Population and
Progress for the educator Resource Hub
· Helping execute a major event involving hundreds of local students (World Savvy Festival)
· Researching new contacts with an interest in global education for recruiting purposes.
· Generating content from your personal experience for the World Savvy Intern blog.
· Become familiar with Wordpress and Salesforce.
Qualifications:
· Knowledge of and interest in global education and global issues.
· Values and seeks multiple perspectives, new ideas, and new ways of thinking.
· Effective communication and writing skills.
· High attention to detail and strong organization skills.
· Proficient with Internet/cloud-based tools; Microsoft Office; and database programs (such as
Salesforce.com).
· Ability to take initiative and work independently.
· Willingness to be flexible and adaptable to change.

As a member of the World Savvy Internship Program, you will also take part in organized learning opportunities such as:
● An orientation, including overview of World Savvy, meet & greet with staff.
● Introductory meeting with supervisor to set goals and expectations; consistent supervision meetings thereafter; and exit interview.
● Work with and learn from an experienced professional staff based in San Francisco, Minneapolis and New York.
● Informational meetings with members of World Savvy’s team in your home office.
● Trainings over the course of the spring may include global competence, online learning management systems, and cloud-based business systems including Salesforce.com, Egnyte, and Basecamp.
● Attend World Savvy events and staff trainings taking place during time of internship.

This internship position is unpaid, but interns may apply for credit or funding through their college or university. Please note that volunteers and interns are not considered to be employees and there is no guarantee of a job offer after serving as a volunteer or intern.

We provide equal volunteer opportunities for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin status, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

To Apply

Complete and submit the World Savvy Internship Application: http://www.worldsavvy.org/internship-application

You will be asked to upload a resume as well as a writing sample (Ex. a report, an assignment for class, an article or blog post, a professional or recruitment email, etc.).
No phone calls please

Start: January 18th, 2016 End: May 31st, 2016 Position type: Internship
Spring 2015 Implementation Intern

When: start anytime after January 6, 2015. Min. 10 hrs/wk up to full time.

Where: 917 Irving Street, Suite 4, San Francisco, CA 94122

Position Overview

The Spring Implementation Intern will support World Savvy Classrooms (WSC) students in the
development of meaningful projects focusing on a variety of topics under the umbrella theme of
Progress and Population. WSC combines professional development with engaging workshops and
projects for students to build their global competence. Students examine a global theme and develop
original art and research projects that showcase their knowledge on the topic. The World Savvy Spring
Festival is a culminating event for students to share the projects they have created with peers, parents,
and the community. As a final project, the WSC Intern will support the coordination and execution of the
San Francisco Spring Festival.

Key Projects:

. Work with the San Francisco Implementation Associate (IA) in developing student project
support practices using online tools such as Google docs, Twitter, etc.
. Provide ongoing feedback on student projects through the various phases of project
development.
. Provide student feedback and support on the organization and creation of project portfolios.
. Support IA in coordination and planning of World Savvy Festival on May 1, 2015.
. Support IA in organizing and displaying projects at the World Savvy Festival.

Qualifications:

. Knowledge of & interest in global education and global issues.
. Values and seeks multiple perspectives, new ideas, and new ways of thinking.
. Effective communication and writing skills.
. High attention to detail and strong organization skills.
. Proficient with Internet/cloud-based tools; Microsoft Office; and database programs (such as
Salesforce.com).
. Ability to take initiative and work independently.
. Willingness to be flexible and adaptable to change.

This is an unpaid volunteer and intern experience. We provide equal volunteer opportunities for all
applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin status, sexual orientation, age,
marital status, veteran status, or disability.

Please e-mail a completed application and resume to: jobs@worldsavvy.org

Please write “World Savvy Spring 2015 Implementation Intern” in subject line of your e-mail.

Application can be downloaded here: https://worldsavvy.squarespace.com/s/Volunteer-Application-2014.docx

ATTN: Elsa Calvillo, Implementation Associate

World Savvy - San Francisco Office

No phone calls please.

Start: January 6th, 2015 Position type: Internship
Spring 2015 Development Intern

When: Jan 19 or later, 2015, Min. 10 hrs/wk up to full time

Where: 917 Irving Street, Suite 4, San Francisco, CA 94122

Position Overview

The Development Intern will assist the Development team by supporting the organization’s individual and institutional fundraising efforts and external engagement strategy. This is a unique opportunity to experience all facets of non-profit development work, with tasks including prospecting and grant-seeking, drafting donor communication, developing effective social media strategies for supporters, and assisting with event plans for the spring fundraising galas.

Key Projects

-Researching and prospecting potential SF-based funders to add to FY15 pipeline.
- Develop new social media strategies to expand base of donors, with a focus on new and lapsed
donors under the $150 level.
- Work with Development Associate and Event planner to
plan our annual Spring Gala, including organizing in-kind donations, drafting donor communication, and assisting with event logistics.
- Work with the Alumni Advisory Board to develop strategies around student alumni retention
and engagement.
- Research to obtain more advanced analysis on major donor profiles and assist with targeted messaging and asks.
- Collaborate with Development Associate and Executive Director on drafting and submitting grant proposals.
- Administrative tasks as necessary (such as entering donor and donation information to Salesforce, preparing donor acknowledgment letters, and running reports).

Qualifications

- Knowledge of & interest in global education and global issues
- Values and seeks multiple perspectives, new ideas, and new ways of thinking
- Effective communication and writing skills
- High attention to detail and strong organization skills
- Proficient with Internet/cloud-based tools; Microsoft
Office; and database programs (such as Salesforce.com)
- Ability to take initiative and work independently
- Willingness to be flexible and adaptable to change

This is an unpaid volunteer and intern experience. We provide equal volunteer opportunities for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin status, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

Please email a completed application and resume to:
jobs@worldsavvy.org

Please write “World Savvy Spring 2015 Development Intern” in the subject line of your email.

Application can be downloaded here:
https://worldsavvy.squarespace.com/s/Volunteer-Application-2014.docx

ATTN:
Alex Bornhoft, Development Associate
World Savvy - San Francisco Office
No phone calls please

Start: January 19th, 2015 Position type: Internship
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