Job Opportunities

NACEDA Communications & Program Intern 
National Alliance of Community Economic Development Associations | Washington, DC
NACEDA seeks an intern to manage speakers and expo for the People & Places 2019 event, research grant opportunities, write for the newsletter and social media, attend national partnership meetings, and help maintain the website. Interns commit to 15-20 hours per week. Although this is an unpaid position, a transportation reimbursement will be provided. To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to [email protected]Scroll down to "NACEDA Positions" to view the full job description.

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NACEDA Positions

NACEDA Communications & Program Intern
National Alliance of Community Economic Development Associations | Washington, DC

NACEDA represents state and regional associations for community development. We advocate for increased federal funding for community development activities, lift the voice of grassroots community development, and support our members’ state-based advocacy efforts. Through 40 state and regional associations in 25 states and the District of Columbia, our network reaches more than 4,000 community-based organizations.

NACEDA seeks an intern to:

  • Manage speakers and expo for the People & Places 2019 event
  • Research grant opportunities, local solutions into health and creative placemaking;
  • Write for our monthly newsletter which focuses on the social determinants of health, using arts to revitalize communities, model community development initiatives, and training opportunities;
  • Develop and implement strategies to increase social media engagement;
  • Help curate and maintain the NACEDA website;
  • Write a blog that will be posted on the NACEDA website (optional);
  • Attend occasional meetings with national housing and community development advocates;
  • Administrative tasks including scheduling and taking notes during meetings and database maintenance.

NACEDA is a small organization with a strong network that links the local to the national. Interns work closely with the Executive Director, Communications Director, and Membership Director, and have the opportunity to attend high-level strategy meetings, and participate in major advocacy forums. 

Hours Per Week: 15-20

Location: 1660 L Street, NW, Suite 306 Washington, DC 20036

Application process: Candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to [email protected]. Although this is an unpaid position, a transportation reimbursement will be provided.