Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Seeking Moving For Life Interns for Winter/Spring 2021

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Moving For Life | Internships

Part time, 15 hours per week, flexible schedule

Duration: 3-6 months

Compensation: Internships are unpaid, college credit available

Moving For Life- Dance Exercise for Health provides fun and gentle movement classes to older adults and people of all ages affected by cancer.

We are movement therapists, exercise specialists, dancers, bodyworkers, psychologists, doctors and cancer survivors who promote and teach mindful movement as a means towards cancer recovery and prevention. Starting in 1999, Moving For Life™ pioneered the field of breast cancer recovery through exercise. Today we address the health/physical challenges of all people striving to prevent or recover from cancers of all types. Moving For Life™ is holistic and emphasizes self-awareness, self-respect and community. Our certified instructors receive over 100 hours of intensive training and are some of the most compassionate people you'll ever meet. While most of our instructors reside in the New York City area, we are proud to have instructors located in cities such as Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Tokyo and Vancouver.

Moving For Life is seeking interns for Winter/Spring 2021! These internships provide the opportunity to gain experience in Marketing, Community Outreach, Fundraising and Dev, Document prep - admin, Communications, Programing, Archiving, and Research in a nonprofit organization. The Interns work closely to support the Director of Programming and Research, Executive Director, and Programming Assistant in executing and supporting long-term and short-term projects. Special projects will often be tailored to your individual interests and may include: grant research, graphic design, social media marketing, fundraising events, to name a few. The interns will be provided with training, support, and supervision from the Moving For Life Staff, becoming equipped at tasks pertaining to somatic awareness and dance administration in a wellness nonprofit upon finishing their internship.

Moving For Life is dedicated to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Moving For Life does not discriminate because of age, sex, religion, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship, disability, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, gender (including gender identity), sexual orientation, or any other factor prohibited by law. Moving For Life hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled. Moving For Life encourages all qualified candidates to apply.

Ideal candidates should have the ability to take direction, but to work independently when needed. Basic computer literacy is expected. Knowledge of Excel, Google Drive, Outlook, Mac/PC, Photoshop would be helpful, but not necessary. Passion for wellness, movement, arts, holism, non-profits, and/or fundraising is a plus. The interns must be a current or recent student in a degree-granting program.

Engage in an exciting opportunity to learn from renowned exercise physiologist and somatic practitioner, Dr. Martha Eddy! 

Please forward a cover letter and CV to Moving For Life: info@movingforlife.org.  No phone calls or walk-ins, please.

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