Be Well Coordinator (Part time volunteer Intern)

The Be Well Initiative (BWI) is a new and exciting initiative and has its roots in human suffering, specifically aiding the Nepali diaspora, profoundly impacted by the 2015 Nepal Earthquake. This is a collaborative thinking of Scientists, advocates, professionals, and community leaders who systematically gathered to join hands and to alleviate suffering that became visible post Nepal earthquake. Organizations such as NAAPIMHA, Ohio Dept. of Mental Health, ASIA, SANN, ACRS and Adhikaar have supported our efforts with their experience and credibility. Friends from the White House Initiative on Asian American and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) have inspired us in this journey.

BWI Key Goals

  1. Developing psycho-social support for individuals, families, and the entire community,
  2. Building a mind-body health and wellness “prevention” as well as early counseling intervention infrastructure that supports everyday family and community health and vitality,
  3. Being a resource in dealing with potential future disasters, and
  4. Evolving resource bridges between communities and government, non-profit, and private resources.

The Be Well coordinator will work under the guidance of the Be Well convener supported by other team members. She/he will cultivate leadership abilities working alongside seasoned Leaders and Professionals. She/he will practice hard and soft skills associated with program design, development, implementation, communication, research, etc.

INTERN POSITION DESCRIPTION

  • Lead/Support planning and coordination of Be Well program activities
  • Lead/Support planning and coordination of Be Well program activities
  • Schedule and organize meetings/events and maintain agenda, including conference calls
  • Help organize a Community outreach event
  • Manage communications through media relations, social media etc.
  • Help build positive relations within the team and external parties
  • Support program development by helping draft a strategic plan
  • Help in registration of Be Well Initiative Program, working with DC law clinic and MasonEnterprises

REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience as program coordinator or relevant position
  • Knowledge of program management and development procedures
  • Tech savvy, proficient in MS Office
  • Ability to work with diverse and multi-disciplinary teams
  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail-oriented and efficient
  • Minimum commitment of four months – about 5 hours a week
  • Minimum BSc/BA or College student

 

(Please email us at bewell2072@gmail.com. Attach your resume and write few sentence explaining why you want to apply for this Internship.)