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OurShelves Intern (Position Open) - 06/07/2022

OurShelves is seeking an Intern to assist the OurShelves team with a wide variety of exciting projects as we grow this business and advocacy effort committed to ensuring ALL children and ALL families have a place on OurShelves.

Most important qualities:

  • Understands and believes in the vision of OurShelves;
  • Positive, upbeat, friendly;
  • Enjoys working on teams;
  • Reliable and responsible (reliably on time, communicative about any issues that arise);
  • Self-directed, organized, can establish own goals and timelines to meet goals;
  • Communicates well in writing;
  • Able to summarize findings in memo writing;
  • Detail- and accuracy-oriented — this is very important for this position;
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, Powerpoint (and google docs equivalents);
  • Curious and excited to learn and research in new areas;
  • Flexible and nimble (able to shift directions/priorities based on needs of business — start-ups can be less predictable than long-established organizations with more staff); and
  • Willing to share their own ideas and questions about a project.

While none of the below experience is required, please let us know if you have any of the following experience:

  • Experience editing websites;
  • Experience working with a subscription company;
  • Experience working with a start-up company;
  • Community organizing and/or advocacy experience;
  • Experience with excel and google sheets;
  • Experience with data, analytics, metrics, reporting;
  • Database management experience;
  • Data entry experience;
  • Graphic design experience, specifically with Photoshop;
  • Communications experience;
  • Social media experience;
  • Photography expertise;
  • Video creation and editing expertise;
  • Accounting experience.

Time Commitment: 5-10 hours/week (Position may be remote.) We would like at least a 3-6 month commitment so we have enough time to build relationship.

Compensation: $15/hour. (We are also happy to work with interns to receive course credit for their work with OurShelves.)

Equal Opportunity Employer: OurShelves is an equal opportunity employer and actively encourages applications from people of all backgrounds.

Application Process: Please apply here.

If you have any questions at all, feel free to reach out by emailing us at with the subject, "Intern Inquiry."