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Generation Action Campus Intern


Generation Action Campus Intern                              

Colchester, VT

Reserved Planned Parenthood Vermont Action Fund is the nonpartisan not-for-profit statewide advocacy and political arm of Planned Parenthood of Northern New England  The Action Fund engages in educational and electoral activity including legislative advocacy voter education and grassroots organizing  The PPVTAF has thousands of activists supporters and donors across VT  Our action network helps pass and defeat legislation elect public officials and influence the political climate in VTSpring 2018


Planned Parenthood Vermont Action Fund (PPVTAF) is hiring one intern for each of the following campuses: University of Vermont, Middlebury College, Castleton University, and Bennington College to assist existing Planned Parenthood Generation Action Teams in their work to cultivate and manage activists and volunteers, raise public awareness of sexual and reproductive health issues, and represent Planned Parenthood at public events. Interns are required to commit to 10-15 hours a week during their college/university’s Spring and Fall semesters. Intern will receive a stipend to cover the cost of expenses during the duration of the internship.

Characteristic Responsibilities:

  • Promote PPNNE’s products and services as a health care provider (C3), and issues relevant to PPVTAF mission as a political force (C4) on campus
  • Develop and seek opportunities to empower campus students to advocate for continuing and advancing sexual and reproductive health care access for all Vermonters
  • Collaborate with Generation Action Team and PPVTAF staff to create effective messaging, language, and materials
  • Leverage advocacy campaigns through community outreach and organizing activities
  • Assist Generation Action Team in their goals and planning events on campus
  • Create and nurture alliances with other student and community groups that promotes Planned Parenthood Generation Action’s partnerships
  • Build and strengthen relationships with local health center staff with campus
  • Be willing to ask questions, think creatively, and challenge Generation Action Team in order to be a successful team
  • Demonstrate flexibility and teamwork
  • Be willing to listen and contribute to Generation Action Team and PPVTAF discussion and decision-making
  • Incorporate customer satisfaction into all aspects of operation.


  • Interest in sexual and reproductive health care, education, and advocacy
  • Excellent writing and research skills
  • Commitment to a team orientation
  • Computer literacy. Experience with databases essential
  • Experience working with volunteers
  • Ability to speak publicly
  • Knowledge of VT politics and issue-based campaign work preferred
  • Strong project management and organizational skills
  • Strong track record for taking initiative

·Ability to work professionally in an office environment and as a team

·Ability to lift items weighing 20 lbs. or less

·Ability to sit or stand for long durations when needed

  • Ability to use basic office equipment
  • Ability to communicate with the public about PPNNE health services, mission, and goals
  • Ability to work with staff remotely

Supervision Received:

From Vermont Public Affairs Organizer