Spring 2024 Equity and Culture Intern
Reproductive Freedom for All
About Reproductive Freedom for All (Formerly NARAL Pro-Choice America)
For more than 50 years, Reproductive Freedom for All and its chapters have fought to protect and expand reproductive freedom —including access to abortion and contraception — for everybody. We are powered by our more than 4 million members from every state and congressional district in the country, representing the 8 in 10 Americans who believe every person should have the freedom to make the best decision for themselves about if, when, and how to raise a family.
Reproductive Freedom for All centers diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice in our organization and our work. Continuously learning from our history, we hold ourselves accountable to achieve reproductive freedom with equitable access for everybody. As the oldest and largest national membership organization primarily focused on advocating for abortion access, we organize and mobilize, galvanizing millions of people to take action to defend reproductive freedom, and shining a spotlight of accountability on bad actors who work to impose their ideological agenda on others. We also work to elect champions for reproductive freedom and advance state and federal legislation to safeguard it. For more information on Reproductive Freedom for All, please visit our website.
In this internship, you will perform the following duties:
- Provide administrative support around the development of processes, protocols, and procedures as they relate to heritage month programming; intern engagement; and wellness initiatives for the organization;
- Spearhead high-impact internal programs related to heritage months; wellness initiatives; and intern engagement o increase an environment of engagement and belonging;
- Support the Senior Director of Equity and Culture in implementing equity, culture, and talent programs and initiatives for staff;
- Attend internal meetings with other departments to support programs;
- Employ a socially conscious lens when completing projects to ensure that the language and/or graphics used are inclusive, accessible, and equitable.
In this internship, you will learn:
- The aspects of implementing diversity, equity, and inclusion for the development of staff in a non-profit organization;
- How to build a timeline around projects, working backwards from implementation date
- The nonprofit field and reproductive freedom movement;
- Communication skills development–Speaking, writing, interpersonal, teamwork/collaboration, leadership;
- About implementing cultural sensitivity and inclusive engagement in professional settings;
- Professional behavior and/or knowledge: develop research, analysis, time management, teamwork, multiple task coordination, project management, critical thinking and decision making skills, and navigating challenging conversations.
We're looking for someone who:
- Has excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing;
- Has demonstrated ability to proofread documents for both substance and typographical errors;
- Takes initiative to manage projects once direction is given;
- Is organized and can handle multiple projects;
- Has a demonstrated commitment to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion;
- Is committed to advancing reproductive freedom;
- Meet deadlines consistently in a fast-paced environment;
- Has strong interpersonal skills and displays cultural sensitivity;
- Has some knowledge of or interest in DEI principles and practices, and creating engagement programs.