Position Opening: Youth Summer Intern

Position: Youth Summer Intern
Position Status: Part-time
Eligibility Requirements: Must be a current or past participant of a St. Paul Youth Services program
Hours: 25-30 hours per week (M-F with some evenings and weekends)
Duration: June 19 – August 25
Reports to: Executive Director
Compensation: $20/hr
Posting Date: 5/24/17
Close date: Open until filled


The Part-time Youth Summer Intern is responsible for a variety of administrative and communications tasks to support the organization’s mission and executive director.

This position performs duties including but not limited to: scheduling meetings and events; updating the website and social media channels; creating, editing, and proofreading documents in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel; copying, filing, and mailing materials; representing the organization at events and conferences; tracking event registrations and event set up (name tags, refreshments, etc.); setting up display booths with promotional materials; interacting with external partners as directed over the phone, in person, and in writing; recording or transcribing meeting minutes or notes; data entry and managing email lists; serving as a liaison to translators, photographers, caterers, and other consultants as directed; providing general administrative assistance; other duties as assigned.

You must be a current or past participant of a St. Paul Youth Services program, workshop, or forum to be eligible to apply.

You must be proficient in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and be comfortable with and experienced in social media; have excellent written and verbal communication skills; demonstrate excellent judgement and problem-solving skills; be able to maintain confidentiality; have excellent organizational skills and attention to detail; be able to quickly learn new skills and adapt to new situations; be self-motivated and able to work effectively both independently and as a member of a team; be able to self-advocate and listen to and respond to others' needs; demonstrate a passion for the mission, a positive attitude, and a willingness to learn and take on new challenges; be flexible and comfortable in a fast-paced environment; be reliable and demonstrate excellent follow through on commitments; have a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.


Please email your resume and a cover letter to tasberry@spys.org.
Resumes should include education, work, and volunteer experience; extracurriculars, other organized activities, and/or independent pursuits; strengths and skills; and life/work goals and interests and how this experience will help you achieve them. Please also include 2 personal references with contact information and identify which St. Paul Youth Services program(s), workshop(s), or forum(s) you participated in and when.

(Most public libraries offer guidance on drafting resumes and cover letters if you need assistance.)

St. Paul Youth Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Candidates representing communities of color and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.