Compensation: Stipend $800 for 5 hours a week for 8 weeks mid Sep. through Nov. 8th
Timeline: Post by Fri, Aug 14, close by Sept 14. Interviews will be ongoing throughout the application period. Internship decision will be made by September 18th.
By the end of Sep. we will begin the projects listed below during the 7 wks before NASCO institute. (a little more than 5hrs/wk)
Skills: Comfortable with Google Slides, Online presenting, basic understanding of Housing cooperative development, Competent writing and communication skills. Access to a computer and reliable high-speed internet is required.
Tasks and Working environment: This is a remote internship. Assist in adaptation of existing Development track materials for remote presentation. The intern will co-present at Institute with Development Track presenters, primarily ensuring that the information in the courses is presented during NASCO Institute. The intern will be required to attend all 6 blocks of the development track during Institute.
Projects that will be completed in concert with the NASCO Director of Development
Create a Development track packet
Estimated time 10 hrs
Assist in translating these existing workshops to online platform
Estimated time 15 hrs
Course 1 - The Development Process *Merge with Course 2
Course 2 - Strategies for New Co-op Organizers *Merge with Course 1
Course 3 - Incorporation & bylaws
Course 4 - Finding a Property that Fits your Group’s needs
Course 5 - Budget & Feasibility
Course 6 - Negotiating a Master Lease & Property Purchasing Clinic
Course 7 - Getting Tax Exemption (US only)
Present workshops at Institute and ensure their recording
Estimated time ~15 hrs
Supervision and training: NASCO’s Director of Development will supervise the intern, and provide direction as needed. The intern will be trained by the Director of Development Services on how to co-present each of the Development Track courses.
How to apply: Email your cover letter and resume with the subject line “Development Internship” to Brel@nasco.coop by Sep. 14th.