Partnerships and Community Engagement
The LHIP intern will serve as a liaison between HAF and Atlanta NPS units to plan, coordinate, and execute Latino Conservation Week events. For this effort, they will attend community events in Latino communities throughout the metro-Atlanta area, and collaborate with other regional and national Latino-serving organizations to bolster outreach efforts. Through the summer, the intern will work closely with the office’s Urban Fellow and the Partnerships Division to frame all work within the NPS Urban Agenda. At the end of the internship, the intern will present a summary report following Latino Conservation Week highlighting successes, while analyzing any identified challenges and ways to partner into the future with the Partnerships Division. Some of their main objectives will include:
- Forge partnerships with Latino communities and grassroots Latino organizations throughout the metro-Atlanta area
- Draft a metro-Atlanta Latino Community Engagement Strategy, as well as suggestions for continuity and sustainability of established partnerships
- Assist parks in promoting Latino Conservation Week events/projects to all audiences (Latino and non-Latino) through traditional and social media
- Current Bachelor's Degree candidate or holds Bachelor's Degree (Social sciences or humanities’ disciplines preferred)
- Verbal and written proficiency in Spanish (not required, but encouraged)
- Social media coordination and management
- Skills and/or experience in partnership coordination, community engagement, volunteer management
- Solid writing skills
- Graphic design experience (not required)
- Public speaking experience (not required).
About the Southeast Regional Office:
The Southeast Regional Office of the National Park Service oversees parks and sites in Kentucky, North and South Carolina, Alabama, Tennessee, Georgia, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Florida.