Internship Descriptions

Internship Description

WeViva is a non-profit organization in Austin, with a mission to provide accessible and affordable fitness and nutrition classes to people in low-income communities. We target adults (mainly Hispanic women) and bring all classes on-site and completely free for the participants.

WeViva is seeking interns to help with the following tasks:

  • Development Intern
    Assist Development Director with tasks such as managing Viva Visits and our Envision Luncheon. Work with Executive Director to identify relevant grants and funding opportunities.
  • Program Management Intern
    Attend fitness and nutrition classes at various partner organizations in Austin. Classes are held in apartment complexes, community rec centers, and schools. Maintain attendance sheets and waivers as well as create reports on participation rates. Assist Program Director and Program Manager with various administrative tasks. This internship requires between 15-20 hours per week, including hours spent working at the WeViva office.
  • Nutrition Intern
    Attend all nutrition classes at various partner locations in Austin. Nutrition classes are held in apartment complexes, community rec centers, senior living facilities, and schools. Maintain nutrition attendance sheets and waivers as well as create reports on participation rates. Assist Program Director and Program Manager with various administrative tasks. Assist WeViva Nutritionists with lecture prep, class discussion, pre- and post-test administration, leading supermarket tours, and other tasks as needed. This internship requires between 15-20 hours per week, including hours spent working at the WeViva office.

All interns would also get exposure to: social marketing tools, grant searching and writing, basic office tasks, attending health fairs, farmers markets, events related to health/fitness/nutrition, etc.

 

All interns need to have the following qualifications:

  • Interest in helping low-income populations
  • Interest in health, wellness, nutrition, fitness
  • Must have own computer and regular internet access
  • Ability to work from home
  • Ability to drive to locations that are hosting the fitness and nutrition classes
  • An understanding of a small start-up non-profit environment
  • Bilingual in Spanish is a plus

Hours are negotiable; Interns are expected to work at the office: 4107 Medical Parkway Suite 200, Austin, TX 78756, at least 3 days per week and work at least 15 hours per week for the duration of the internship. This may include time spent at different class locations. Available internship credit hours through university program; the intern is required to setup credit hours and WeViva will complete any necessary paperwork.

If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to:

Kathleen Corder
Program Director
kathleen@weviva.org
(512) 522-7773