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Community Outreach and Communications Intern (Fall) - Honolulu



24d ago

  • Internship
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Marketing
  • Honolulu

AI generated summary

  • You must be enrolled in a degree program at an accredited college, have self-starter mentality, technical proficiency, excellent communication skills, and be able to work in-office or remotely. Familiarity with video editing and social media platforms is a plus.
  • You will support AARP Hawaii by promoting policy issues, preparing newsletters, engaging volunteers in advocacy, organizing events, managing social media, and providing administrative support to staff and volunteers.


  • Must be enrolled in a degree program at an accredited college/university rising undergraduate juniors or seniors, graduate students, or post-doctoral students and remain academically enrolled throughout the internship or must have previously graduated from college and enrolled in a continuing education program
  • Must be a self-starter and adaptable with the ability to work under tight deadlines, manage multiple projects, anticipate project needs, and discern work priorities
  • Technical proficiency in Microsoft Office programs & Zoom
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • In-office with remote work possible, with the ability to work effectively surrounded by moderate noise or independently offsite
  • Familiarity with creating and editing videos and knowledge of multiple social media platforms is a plus
  • The ability to use iMovie, Premiere, Canva and other editing software is a plus
  • Be able to write short, catchy sentences that fit in word and character counts
  • Additional Requirements
  • Regular and reliable job attendance
  • Exhibit respect and understanding of others to maintain professional relationships
  • Independent judgement in evaluation options to make sound decisions
  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 25 pounds


  • Apply strategic, analytical, and creative thinking to help promote policy issues on family caregiving, health and welfare, digital inclusion, livable communities, and retirement security
  • Prepare e-mail newsletter content to promote AARP Hawai`i events that fit template requirements
  • Engage volunteers in advocacy, community outreach, and communications activities
  • Assist with event organizing
  • Help facilitate virtual and in-person events and Facebook live-streaming
  • Provide social media support, help create compelling content, manage and schedule social media posts
  • Provide some administrative support to volunteer teams and staff, such as sending project management and briefing sheets, meeting notices and agreements, and data input and tracking
  • Engage in outreach to potential community partners to promote AARP activities and offerings

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Mission & Purpose

AARP, formerly known as the American Association of Retired Persons, is a non-profit organisation dedicated to empowering people aged 50 and older to live their best lives. Through advocacy, education, and community engagement, AARP works to address key issues such as healthcare, financial security, and social connectedness. With millions of members nationwide, AARP provides resources, information, and services to help individuals navigate the challenges and opportunities of ageing while promoting dignity, independence, and quality of life for older adults.