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The Arc of the Capital Area is looking for a great intern for the spring of 2014 to support our marketing team. This is a wonderful opportunity to exercise your creative problem solving skills, work with a great team of people, gain nonprofit management skills and learn about event planning and marketing first hand.

Intern will support four areas of the marketing and development plan:


-Support staff in planning our largest fundraiser of year "Building Bridges" Art Celebration & Auction as well as additional events throughout the year.  Duties will include coordinating logistics, recruiting volunteers, assisting with data input, picking up and dropping off auction items, and soliciting and securing in-kind donations.


-Work with Development Coordinator to update and maintain contact database

 Marketing and Communications:

- Copy edit and assist with the distribution of press releases and new releases

- Update and improve website and social media

- Manage agency listings

- Assist with newsletter content

 Volunteer Coordinating:

- Attend outreach events and act as a representative for The Arc

- Coordinate volunteer activities


Candidates for the position must have experience with basic marketing, PR, communication, social media, event planning, or related activity. In addition, candidates should have some or all of the following skills or traits:

- Faster Learner

- Attention to detail

- Excellent verbal and communication skills

- Familiarity with social media outlets

- Website experience is a plus!

This internship is unpaid, but offers a ton of great experience that will be valuable on a resume.

Timeframe: 20hrs a week; M-F 9-1pm (Can be flexible)

Please send resume to Grace Alrutz at galrutz@arcofthecapitalarea.org

or call (512) 476-7044 x 217 for more information.


The Arc of the Capital Area: Best Single Source Plus Case Manager

The Best Single Source Plus (BSS+) Case Manager provides case management and basic needs assistance to eligible individuals and their families who reside in Travis County.  The BSS+ Program primary purpose is to establish housing stability and prevent/end homelessness.  Case Manager will work directly with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families to monitor and coordinate the services of the program and advocate for their needs in the community and with other providers involved in their services.  Routinely travels within an assigned service area, therefore reliable transportation is required.  Knowledge of case management and service coordination is preferred.

Qualified applicants will:

  • Have a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or a related field plus two years’ experience working with individuals with disabilities OR
  • Have a high school diploma (or equivalency certificate) plus four years’ experience working with individuals with disabilities.

Please fax resume and cover letter to (512) 476-9054 Attn: Angie Tyler, Supervisor of Family & Juvenile Transition Services, or e-mail resume to atyler@arcofthecapitalarea.org. No phone calls please.



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