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Gravity Water 2024 Internship Opportunities

-OUR MISSION-

“Gravity Water turns rain into safe water for schools in need around the world.”

-OUR VALUES-

Integrity, Enthusiasm, Connection, Leadership, Perseverance

-OUR CORE PRINCIPLES-

“We do our best in our capacity.”
“We communicate with clarity and mindfulness.” “We stay connected to our mission.”
“We value collaboration.”
“We see challenges as opportunities.”

Gravity Water is a US-based 501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization that focuses on providing clean drinking water to communities in developing countries by utilizing a unique, electricity-free approach.

If you are motivated and excited about learning and making a difference in mitigating the global water crisis and looking to gain real-world experience within a growing non-profit organization, Gravity Water may be the place for you! We have several internship opportunities for students, like you, within our Youth Initiative Program and University Chapters at UCSB and CalPoly

Open internship positions:

  • ●  University Program Outreach Coordinator (1 position)

  • ●  University Program Event Coordinator (1 position)

    How to Apply

    If you are interested in applying for one or more of these positions, please send your resume and cover letter stating why you are interested in this internship and how you would be a good fit. Send a separate email for each position you are applying to.

    Email to: Jobs@gravitywater.org with the subject line: “Your Name_Internship Application for_position name”.

University Program Outreach Coordinator (Cal Poly SLO)

Application Deadline: February 1, 2024
Duration: 6 Months (January-June)
Open to all currently enrolled students at Cal Poly SLO

Position Overview

The Cal Poly SLO University Program Outreach Coordinator’s primary responsibility is to oversee outreach initiatives and support community engagement by promoting Gravity Water campaigns to potential sponsors within the community. This position is part of the University Program and will report directly to the Chapter President.

Gravity Water is seeking a highly motivated and dedicated intern to support the growth of our organization and ensure Cal Poly SLO students and the surrounding community are made aware of our mission to provide clean water access worldwide.

Outreach Coordinator Roles and Responsibilities

  • ●  Community Outreach (~1.5 hours per week)

    • ○  Securing business partnerships within the local community to raise

      funds and awareness of the World Water Crisis

    • ○  Conducting outreach via email, phone, and in-person to gain

      participation and sponsorship to support Gravity Water and the

      University Program

  • ●  Campaign Coordination (~1.5 hours per week)

    • ○  Engaging student organizations on campus to participate in Gravity

      Water fundraising events

    • ○  Tracking participation and engagement efforts and metrics via

      backend platforms

  • ●  Club Participation (~2 hours per week)

○ Attending all in-person club meetings, events, and 2+ tabling sessions

per quarter

Estimated Time Commitment: 5 hours per week

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Requirements for Outreach Coordinator:

Required Qualifications:

  • ●  Passion for facilitating clean water access for global communities

  • ●  Enrollment in a higher education program at Cal Poly SLO

  • ●  Some experience and interest in sales, marketing, fundraising

  • ●  Outgoing and positive can-do attitude

  • ●  Strong organizational, time management, and communication skills Desired Qualifications:

  • ●  Familiar with G-Suite (Documents, Spreadsheets, Slide Presentations)

  • ●  Experience and interest in motivating audiences to make decisions

  • ●  Experience in charitable fundraising endeavors

  • ●  Interest in pursuing a career in non-profit development, sales,

    recruitment

    Outreach Coordinator Internship Outcomes

    During your time as the University Program Outreach Coordinator at Gravity Water, you should expect to gain experience in:

  • ●  Elevator pitches and sales funnel

  • ●  Partnership relations

  • ●  Community engagement

  • ●  Data management & tracking

  • ●  Professional communication

    University Program Events Coordinator (Cal Poly SLO)

    Application Deadline: February 1, 2024
    Duration: 6 Months (January-June)
    Open to all currently enrolled students at Cal Poly SLO

    Position Overview

    The Cal Poly SLO University Program Events Coordinator’s primary responsibility is to create interactive, educational experiences where students & community members are

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brought together in support of Gravity Water’s mission. This position is part of the University Program and will report directly to the Chapter President. Gravity Water is seeking a highly motivated and dedicated intern to support the growth of our organization and ensure the execution of engaging and successful tabling and fundraising events.

Events Coordinator Roles and Responsibilities

Executing Fundraising Events (~1.5 hours per week)

  • ●  Organizing and strategically planning four or more events throughout the school year to secure funding and raise awareness for Gravity Water’s mission.

  • ●  Manage collected funds and inventory and report results to the Chapter President. Tabling Initiatives (~1.5 hours per week)

● Scheduling fifteen or more tabling events on- and off-campus over the academic year to educate community members on the World Water Crisis and to secure memberships and event participation.

Club Participation (~2 hours per week)

  • ●  Attending all in-person club meetings, events, and 2+ more tabling sessions per quarter

  • ●  Fulfilling duties as the Club Treasurer as defined by club registration requirements to collect and track funds and inventory.

    Estimated Time Commitment: 5 hours per week

    Requirements for Events Coordinator:

    Required Qualifications:

  • ●  Passion for facilitating clean water access for global communities

  • ●  Enrollment in a higher education program at Cal Poly SLO

  • ●  Some experience and interest in event planning, fundraising, and inventory tracking

  • ●  Strong organizational, time management, and communication skills

    Desired Qualifications:

  • ●  Familiar with G-Suite (Documents, Spreadsheets, Slide Presentations)

  • ●  Experience and interest in event planning, scheduling, and budgeting

  • ●  Experience in charitable fundraising endeavors

  • ●  Interest in pursuing a career in event planning and/or fundraising

    Events Coordinator Internship Outcomes

    During your time as the University Program Events Coordinator at Gravity Water, you should expect to gain experience in:

  • ●  Event Planning

  • ●  Community Outreach & Engagement

  • ●  Strategic Planning

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  • ●  Event budgeting and reporting

  • ●  Inventory management

    Why Join Gravity Water?

    Every member of the Gravity Water Team dedicates their time, energy, passion, and effort to help grow Gravity Water for one primary reason: we believe in making a difference in this world and directly impacting the lives of thousands of people in need. Gravity Water Team members also gain professional non-profit management experience working in a start-up/corporate environment and have the potential for future career opportunities with Gravity Water and/or our affiliates.

    Although building professional skill sets and the potential for career positions are essential, the primary purpose you should be involved is because you are 100% dedicated, passionate, and inspired by Gravity Water’s mission of growing safe water access to vulnerable communities. The Gravity Water Team is reserved for a core group of individuals who share passion, professionalism, and dedication to exponentially growing Gravity Water’s mission and the impact it achieves.

    How to Apply

    If you are interested in applying for one or more of these positions, please send your resume and cover letter stating why you are interested in this internship and how you would be a good fit. Send a separate email for each position you are applying to.

    Email to: Jobs@gravitywater.org with the subject line: “Your Name_Internship Application for_position name”.

 

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