New Roots Communications Coordinator Intern

International Rescue Committee

Background: New Roots Charlottesville supports refugee food security and aids in their transition to the community through gardening, nutrition education, local food access initiatives, and small-scale farming.

Scope of Work: The New Roots Communications Coordinator Intern provides hands–on and administrative support to the New Roots Program including outreach, research, record keeping, marketing, events participation, and partnership assistance.


  • Maintain professional email and social media (Facebook, Instagram) accounts for New Roots Charlottesville
  • Manage contact lists in different applications and platforms (WhatsApp, Mobile Text Alert, Mailchimp, etc.)
  • Work closely with the New Roots Manager and Farm & Garden Specialist to determine newsletter topics, volunteer workdays, and other news and announcements
  • Research strategies to maximize reach and efficacy of mass communication
  • Communicate with New Roots gardeners and community volunteers
  • Assist with volunteer events, trainings, administrative tasks, and program-wide evaluations as needed (including using the New Roots case management system)
  • Record hours and submit a timesheet
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