Customer service and intake: Provide support to staff with database management, membership support, mailings, phone intake and much more.
Database Support: Assist in the management of the League's databases and preparation of requested management reports.
Website Maintenance: Assist in the maintenance and updating of the LA League's website, following League's established policies and using the League Easy Web (LEW) template for websites.
Voter education: Provide information through our hotline, online and through public presentations; interns may participate as members of the League Speakers Bureau to speak to various groups on ballot measures
Research: Update information related to elections or critical to other League projects, programs, or studies in areas such as housing and homelessness, environmental issues.
Marketing: Projects might include the following: prepare a summary report on our current marketing status; work with the LWVLA executive director to gather information about our target audiences, how our current marketing tactics are performing, and what barriers we may need to overcome.
Communications: Use language and technology skills to develop ways to engage the public and to promote the organization throughout our community.
Mentoring youth: Participate in the League's outreach to schools and classrooms in LAUSD to promote civic engagement. Serve as a facilitator for high school students attending our annual Forum as they engage in discussions with local elected officials.
Community and Media Coordination: Projects might include the following: Editing The VOTER, the League Newsletter and E-Newsletter; drafting and sending out press releases to local newspapers regarding upcoming community events and local meetings that the League of Women Voters of Los Angeles facilitates; updating the public and members-only website, and using your creativity to improve the website in order to increase the user-friendly nature of the site.
Information Planning and Community Outreach: Students may work with League members to plan outreach projects that may include any or all of the following:
Assisting League Committees: Interns will also get the opportunity to help the various League committees in any projects that might have in progress. These committees are: