Attention SBS undergraduate students interested in nonprofit work with Children’s Charities!
During the Spring 2019 semester the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences will offer academic credit for up to three units with the non-profit Foothills Club of Tucson. At FCT, our mission is to fund and provide resources to local, youth focused non-profit organizations in our community and throughout southern Arizona. The Foothills Club of Tucson is an active and engaged 80-member 501(c)3 organization founded in 2007 by local business professionals looking to give back to their community. In the last two fiscal years alone, The Foothills Club has raised over $100,000 through numerous special events to assist in our goal of helping local children’s charities. Local programs that have benefited from our efforts include: Sold No More, The First Tee Tucson, Literacy Connects, Edge High School, TRAK, Tu Nidito, Project Linus, El Grupo Youth Cycling, Teen Outreach Pregnancy Services, Tucson Refugee Ministry and Our Family Services amongst others. (https://foothillscluboftucson.org).
This is the perfect opportunity for any student interested in working in event planning, marketing, public relations, graphic design, and/or non-profit!
All of these positions will require at least 10 hours of work per week, and some local travel in and around Tucson. Internships will be available in the following areas:
Multi-Media Coordinator: Help develop and manage social media, website, e-newsletter. Assist with community outreach and provide information about FCT at special events. (Especially suited for students majoring or minoring in Communication, Public Relations, Information Science, and Journalism).
Event Planning: Help develop and manage our February 2, 2019 gala and our Golf Tournament May 2019, to get donations, secure sponsors, confirm donations, participate night of the February gala, coordinate entertainment, volunteers and sponsors. (Especially suited for all students interested in event planning and management).
Graphic Design: Assist in design for newsletter, and print publications. Using Adobe software to manipulate images, text, and audio to fit needs of the platform. Assist with community outreach and provide information about FCT at special events. (Especially suited for students majoring or minoring in Information Science, Journalism, and Communication).
Applications Process: Email a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org and a cover letter discussing why you’re interested and qualified for these positions.
Finalists will be contacted within 1-2 weeks for an in-person interview. If you are accepted for this internship you must apply for internship credit through your major or minor department or through SBS 393: https://sbs.arizona.edu/sbs-393-internships.