Early Childhood Internship – PGCRC and PGECAC
The Early Childhood (ECP) Internship is a paid internship position through June 30, 2022. This experience will allow an intern to focus on their networking, strategy development, and organizational skills by supporting the Prince George’s Early Childhood Advisory Council (PGECAC) and Prince George’s County Resource Center (PGCRC). This internship will allow the intern to deeply engage with the early childhood community in Prince George’s County.
PGECAC is comprised of early childhood educators, policy makers, and community advocates from across the county. The purpose of the PGECAC is to coordinate efforts among early care and education programs, leaders, and to develop strategic activities to promote child well-being and school readiness. PGECAC is run by a steering committee, which includes PGCRC.
PGCRC helps create healthy and nurturing environments for children by supporting their families and educating their caregivers. Each year the Resource Center provides family support services to over 1,500 families and training to over 2,000 child care providers, parents and human services workers potentially touching the lives of nearly half a million children since 1990.
This internship is part time (15 hours per week) and can be coordinated around class commitments. Interns will be paid $16 per hour.
What You Will Do
The intern will work directly with the executive steering committee of the ECAC in support of their monthly meetings and other initiatives, including building and supporting an advocacy steering committee. The intern will be responsible for:
• Updating and maintaining the list of ECAC Members
• Providing administrative support for meetings
• Summarizing and providing minutes of meetings
• Helping support the newly-formed advocacy steering committee
• Identifying and tracking county and state early childhood legislation and providing summaries
• Other duties as assigned.
In addition, the intern will work in support of PGCRC. Responsibilities include:
• Supporting projects that will advance the organization’s agenda
• Supporting daily operations of PGCRC as needed
• Provide on-site support at events as needed.
• Other duties as assigned.
• Interest in early childhood policy and advocacy
• Ability to multi-task while maintaining attention to details with competing assignments
• Ability to synthesize information and present to interested parties
• Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
• Proficiency in Word, Outlook and Powerpoint
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Current undergraduate, graduate, or recent graduate students
Submit a cover letter, along with a résumé and a writing sample (no more than 3 pages) to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Early Childhood Internship – first initial and your last name.”
Position is currently remote.