Internship Opportunities

Portage County CAN Student Positions available Fall 2017

  • Digital Marketing Coordinator
  • Website Coordinator
  • Activity Promotions Coordinator

DIGITAL MARKETING COORDINATOR

Portage County Can is looking for a student to be our new Digital Marketing Outreach Coordinator.

This position would lead the social media efforts of PC CAN and associated coalition group and be the voice behind PC CAN's social media channels, including Facebook, Instagram and our blog. PC CAN is looking to increase engagement with our audiences and provide timely, accurate and interesting content about health and wellness, as well as promote upcoming events in the Portage County area that feature local food, nutrition, or activity. Examples include community walk/run, farmers' market events, and partner events.

This position will also be a part of promoting the Stevens Point Community Turkey Trot.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

  • Work closely with PC CAN marketing team and web development team
  • Manage the day-to-day outreach on Facebook, Instagram
  • Schedule and maintain monthly themed postings on health and wellness
  • Participate in coalition partners' community events and programs, including Farmers' Market promotions, Turkey Trot and Breastfeeding Coalition events to take photos, videos and share on social media
  • Help with newsletter development and promotion
  • Track social media engagement and share at Steering Committee Meetings
  • Help develop long-term social media strategy for PC CAN
  • Attend all PC CAN steering committee meeting and working group meetings as needed
  • Stay up-to-date with health information, community events and current programs

ADDITIONAL DETAILS:

  • This opportunity would be a 5-10 hour/week position that could be used as independent study credits, internship
    or community practicum.
  • The position is 1-semester long, with the option of continuing for an additional semester
  • Visit our website for more information: http://portagecountycan.org/

   

WEBSITE COORDINATOR

Portage County Can is looking for a student to be our new Student Website Coordinator. This position would be in charge of updating a WordPress website and managing content. PC CAN developed a new website over the past year, and there is a continual need for content development and website optimization.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

  • Work closely with PC CAN marketing team and web development team
  • Manage calendar of events
  • Participate in coalition partners' community events and programs, including Farmers' Market promotions, Turkey Trot and Breastfeeding Coalition events
  • Track website analytics and share at committee meetings
  • Attend all PC CAN steering committee meeting and working group meetings as needed
  • Stay up-to-date with health information, community events and current programs

ADDITIONAL DETAILS:

  • This opportunity would be a 5-10 hour/week position that could be used as independent study credits, internship or community practicum.
  • The position is 1-semester long, with the option of continuing for an additional semester
  • Visit our website for more information: http://portagecountycan.org/

 

ACTIVITY PROMOTIONS COORDINATOR

Portage County Can is looking for a student to be our new Activities Promotion Coordinator.

This new position would support PC CAN events that relate to physical activity, including the Turkey Trot and Walking Maps. The Stevens Point Community Turkey Trot is PC CAN’s largest event, bringing in hundreds of community members and hundreds of pounds of food donations. There is limited participation from students, and awareness in the community. This position would help to promote this event. In addition, the Activities Promotion Coordinator would be part of the Activity Workgroup which seeks to promote active living in our community.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

  • Work closely with PC CAN marketing team and Activity Workgroup
  • Develop promotions for the 2017 Turkey Trot
  • Participate in coalition partners' community events and programs
  • Engage students and community members in active living
  • May include some social media monitoring and posting

ADDITIONAL DETAILS:

  • This opportunity would be a 5-10 hour/week position that could be used as independent study credits, internship or community practicum.
  • The position is 1-semester long, with the option of continuing for an additional semester
  • Visit our website for more information: http://portagecountycan.org/

 

If you are interested in general volunteer opportunities, please contact portagecountycan@gmail.com. We will be looking for volunteers this fall to help run the 2017 Turkey Trot!