Presbyterian Social Ministries

Primary Purpose of Internship Opportunity

PSM is a small non-profit organization with very limited budget for advertising or print communications. This a good project opportunity for you while studying communications and/or marketing. The agency could benefit from your ideas for updated informational fliers/print, video clips, or informational videos about our agency, individual programs as well as our website and social media footprint.

What does PSM do?

PSM has 3 unique programs

  1. Home Safe: a program partially funded through HUD that houses 60 households. We offer case management support & assist them with finding employment or receiving benefits, and when appropriate, directing them to rehabilitation programs.
  2. Urban Mission Experience program hosts high school, college & church youth volunteer groups willing to donate their time & energies that evolve into community service trips to our city. PSM provides on-site lodging & food.
  3. Clothing Program: we gather, sort & redistribute clothing to other nonprofit organizations. Over 300k pieces of clothing are collected, sorted & dispersed to partner agencies annually.

Qualifications:

  1. Undergrad or graduate level student preferred.
  2. Professionalism is required. Positive representing the agency in the community is vital.
  3. Previous nonprofit experience is  preferred, but certainly not required.
  4. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with clients, colleagues, agency partners and volunteers as necessitated.
  5. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work independently.
  6. Ability to manage time and prioritize workload efficiently.
  7. Ability to write and communicate clearly and professionally.

For more information reach out to Teri Ketchum at teriketchum@presbyteriansocialministries.org

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