Vermont Energy Investment Corporation

DCSEU WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT (WDP) ADMINISTRATIVE INTERN

Job Locations US-DC-Washington
# of Openings
1
Category
Customer Support
Deadline to Apply
3/19/2021

Overview

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DCSEU WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT (WDP) ADMINISTRATIVE INTERN 

 

Spring and/or Summer (please specify which one you are applying for) 

Starting at $15/hr 

Spring: 37 hours per week; Summer: 40 hours per week 

Flexible Start Date 

 

 

The DCSEU is looking for passionate, driven, and creative members to join our team. They will work with DCSEU on high impacts projects focused on our mission to provide energy savings to local businesses and residents.  

 

Responsibilities

JOB SUMMARY: 

The Workforce Development Administrative Intern will provide various office-oriented administrative support services including (but not limited to) operations support, office management, and reception services. Candidates must be organized, energetic, and proactive.  

ABOUT THE WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM: 

The DCSEU works to connect District residents who are new to the workforce, between jobs, or looking for a career change with local contractors in the green economy. Through job skills development, on-the-job training and certifications, direct work experience with contractors, and job placement assistance, the DCSEU helps externs discover new careers in sustainability. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  

  • Provide administrative support to the Workforce Development Program, including data entry. 
  • Handling office tasks, such as filing, setting up meetings, and booking appointments. 
  • Maintain polite and professional communication via phone, email, and mail and assist with online communication for the Workforce Development Program.  
  • Coordinate with Community Partners, WDP externs, and others involved in the program. 
  • Assist with writing and editing documents for internal and external use. 
  • Provide thought leadership and problem solving to the Workforce Development Program.  
  • Manage and maintain project schedule.  

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE: 

  • Strong personal commitment to the mission, vision, goals, and values of VEIC. 
  • Pursuing a bachelors or masters degree.  
  • Must possess strong communication and writing skills: able to convey complex information in accessible and relatable language.  
  • Excellent multi-tasking and time management skills.  
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and knowledge or experience with Adobe Create Suite. 
  • Interest in, if not familiarity with, Energy Justice and how it can apply to emerging technologies and services. 
  • All applicants must be a Washington DC resident

WORKING CONDITIONS: 

Internal - Work is normally performed in climate-controlled office environment, where exposure to conditions of extreme heat/cold, poor ventilation, fumes and gases is very limited. Noise level is moderate and includes sounds of normal office equipment (computers, telephones, etc.). No known environmental hazards are encountered in normal performance of job duties.  

External - No travel is required. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 

Most duties are performed from a seated position. There is potential for eyestrain from reading detailed materials and computer screen. Deadlines, workloads during peak periods and changing priorities may cause increased stress levels. Work may include occasional pushing, pulling, or carrying objects weighing of approximately 40 pounds such as files, documents, and computer equipment and materials though is not required should this not be possible for any reason. Work normally requires finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination to operate computer keyboards at a moderate skill level. Repetitive motion injuries may occur. Company will provide adaptive devices as needed. 

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION STATEMENT: 

We are committed to building a work community that is inclusive and represents a vibrant diversity of background, experience, perspective, and thought. Climate change impacts all of us; however, we are impacted differently based on our identities and experiences. We all deserve a place at the table to make decisions about our collective future – we hope you’ll consider joining us as we work towards our vision for a healthy planet, thriving people, and energy justice. 

Candidates across all markers of identity (age, race, gender, ability, communication style, etc.) are highly encouraged to apply. 

 

 

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