• MobilizeGreen
  • $134,440.00 -127,870.00/year*
  • New York , NY
  • Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations
  • Full-Time
  • 172 W 104th St

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In partnership with the U.S. Forest Service, MobilizeGreen is seeking a Communications and Data Support Resource Assistant (RA) intern to assist in the Washington Office (WO) of the US Forest Service.The Resource Assistant will serve as the first-line internal and external point-of-contact for answering questions and developing resources targeting volunteerism and service projects with the US Forest Service. The individual is expected to take the initiative to accomplish tasks related to the program work, be a self-starter to fill appropriate gaps, develop and nurture key partnerships and relationships, maintain key partnerships and relationships, maintain communication and workflow, and identify program improvements.In addition, the Resource Assistant must take the leadership necessary to create documentation to engage program participants in volunteer and paid opportunities; and, develops emails, e-newsletters, fact sheets, and briefing papers to communicate program requirements and enhancements. The Resource Assistant will provide support to operate the Annual volunteers and Service Awards program, which recognizes the contributions of staff and partners to support public stewardship of public lands. Secondary duties involve supporting the overall service program work, data analysis of volunteers and paid participant accomplishments, and other administrative duties, such as note taking in webinar execution, as needed to ensure continuity and cohesiveness among the Volunteers and Service team.

The position is available for 26 weeks with a possible 26-week performance-based extension.Diverse applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.


The U.S. Forest Service engages individuals in over 100,000 volunteer and paid engagement opportunities for non-federal employees annually. The Washington Office (WO) Volunteers & Service program of work provides guidance, resources, and support to field units to implement these projects. As part of Volunteers & Service, the incumbent will be exposed to a challenging, rewarding, and rapidly growing slate of projects targeted to expand partnerships and shared stewardship throughout the agency.


The WO is located in Washington, DC. The position is housed at the Sydney B. Yates building in Southwest Washington, DC.


  • Full time (40 hours/week) for 26-weeks+
  • Beginning ASAP!!


  • $500 per week stipend
  • Monthly housing allowance
  • 2-year non-competitive hiring certificate (after successful completion of 960 hours)
  • Hands on learning and job training experience

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

  • Excellent writing and oral communication; overall, products should be professional in tone, grammatically correct, in plain language, and consistent in formatting and alignment. Writing style needs may change depending on the communication product. A writing sample may be requested if invited to interview for the position.
  • Ability to multi-task several projects while being timely in execution. There is expectation to communicate with other Volunteers & Service team members to request support, if needed, to complete projects on time.
  • Ability to summarize large quantities of information into relevant facts to capture key points and implications.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite, especially Word and Excel.
  • Fast learner; thrives in a fast-paced working environment.
  • Strong presentation and organization abilities.
  • Good data management.
  • Close attention to detail.
  • Preferred: proficiency in Adobe Suite,especially InDesign and Illustrator.


Preferred graduate degree, minimum Bachelor's degree in communications, public administration, and natural resource management.

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

The work environment presents normal, every-day risks or discomforts typical of offices, meeting rooms, field, and travel situations. Local travel in the metropolitan areas and locations outside the office may be required on a limited basis. The work requires the RA be flexible and be able to adapt to a variety of work settings, both indoors and outdoors. There may be lifting and moving boxes and equipment up to 25 pounds. At special events such as recruitment/outreach/hiring events, the RA may be standing and engaged in active discussions for long periods.

Other Requirements:

  • US Citizen
  • Ability to relocate to Washington D.C.
  • Background Check

To apply, please submit:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter explaining your interest in the position and why you are a good fit.
  • 3 references
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