Local Internship Opportunity for Students


recently formed community group, Indiana County Center for Community Growth,
which is currently holding a film series on the New Economy and the
Environment, is looking forward to a very active summer and fall. To help us,
we are seeking a student intern to work with us this summer and/or next fall who
will build, and maintain an organization website; help in the design and
distribution of PR materials; and help maintain our social media presence.
of the intern’s responsibilities include writing and research.
  The intern will also play a key role in organizing
and publicizing our ongoing film series and our upcoming Sustainability

The intern will be supervised by the Center’s
board and will be part of our monthly board meetings.

To apply, interested students should send us a
cover letter that explains how your skills and talents will contribute to our
efforts.  We also ask that you include a
resume and two references.  Send
materials to
theindianacenter@gmail.com, or 103 S. 5th Street, Indiana, PA 15701.  You may also contact Dr. Susan Comfort at

What is the Center for Community Growth?

Center for Community Growth (The Center) is a re-emergence of a membership
organization created in the 1990’s to unite people in Indiana County, Pennsylvania
who believe in progressive democratic principles, non-violence, and civic
engagement and want to work collaboratively on those issues locally, regionally
and globally.

Center fosters collaborations between organizations through educational events,
such as our recent Building Change in Indiana
conference this past spring which brought together 22 social service and
advocacy organizations to identify ways to work together, and add value to
their work in the community through collaborative projects. This summer The
Center is launching a non-partisan voter education initiative throughout Indiana County through food banks.

mission is to build support for community minded individuals and organizations
in and around Indiana
County who are actively
working to improve the livelihoods of residents by addressing issues of social,
economic, racial, and environmental justice. The Center actively engages people
of diverse philosophies, faiths, and backgrounds to work together to form a
more fair, equitable, and sustainable community.


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