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Bilingual Evaluation/Research Intern

DESCRIPTION

The Latino Economic Development Center (LEDC) is seeking an evaluation/research intern to assist with a number of evaluations to measure the impact of its small business and housing programs. The evaluations will provide the opportunity to learn about the evaluation process and assessing the impact of community-based small business development and housing counseling interventions on historically marginalized communities (Latinos, African Americans, and other vulnerable communities). The primary responsibilities of the intern will be to assist with any necessary data collection tool development, data collection, analysis, and compiling of findings with the guidance and oversight from our Development Director. On a day-to-day basis, the intern will report to LEDC’s Development Associate.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Interview preparation: compile contact information, alert clients about interviews, and consolidate client intake data
  • Assist with development of data collection tools
  • Data collection: track contact attempts with clients, conduct interviews, make survey instruments available online (surveymonkey)
  • Data entry
  • Data analysis (with guidance from Development Director)
  • Draft/compile findings (presentation format sufficient)
  • Present findings to program staff during brown bag luncheon

 

Qualifications

  • Graduate students, having completed their first year of graduate studies pursuing degree in any of the social sciences, public policy, administration, planning, business administration, or related fields preferred. Undergraduate students with relevant experience and skills will be considered
  • Demonstrated experience in and/or coursework in research methods
  • Demonstrated communication skills; survey and/or interviewing experience are a plus
  • Strong computer skills, proficiency in Excel applications
  • An interest in pursuing a career that addresses poverty and/or economic inequality in the United States
  • Spoken and written Spanish skills required
  • Available to work 16-30 hours/week, on a flexible schedule that could accommodate evening or weekend interviews


HOW TO APPLY

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Marjorie Nemes, Development Director, at mnemes@ledcmetro.org. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Finance Intern

DESCRIPTION

The successful candidate will be able to assist in reviewing processes for payment, invoices, statements, vouchers and other requests. The candidate handles resolutions of account discrepancies and procedural inquiries.

  • Maintain accounts payable files.
  • Prepare analysis of general ledger accounts as needed.
  • Prepare and mail accounts payable checks weekly.
  • Prepare numerous and varied spreadsheets, reports, and perform account analyses, as needed, to maintain accurate general ledger balances, to assist Director Chief Financial officer, or other staff.
  • Assist in month-end closing by reconciling advances.
  • Assist with annual audit preparations.
  • Other office duties as assigned by supervisor.

 

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of accounts payable procedures
  • Ability to utilize an automated accounting system.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems
  • Knowledge of general accounting principals
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Some college and Accounting experience


HOW TO APPLY

Interested persons may apply for this position by sending their resume and a cover letter describing how their experience fulfills the above requirements to: lhernandez@Ledcmetro.org

Part-Time Microfinance Intern

DESCRIPTION

Are you interested in learning about micro-lending? We are seeking a dedicated, part-time intern to support our team with strategic outreach and who has a passion for hands-on learning about microfinance and entrepreneurship in Washington, DC.

 

Commitment: 15-20 hours/week, occasional weekend work for special events

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Strategic outreach and relationship-building with entrepreneurs, farmers' markets, food incubators, and food truck associations for lenders to deliver workshops and organize meetings with members featuring LEDC products;
  • Coordinating event collaboration across team locations and developing relevant outreach materials in English and Spanish;
  • Executing outreach strategy to secure sponsors, speakers, and locations for major upcoming events in autumn in collaboration with lending department;
  • Outreach and supervised initial processing of microloans of $500 and $1000 to build credit for aspiring and existing small business owners (CreditBuilder Loan);
  • Data entry and consolidation for customer relationship management platform and ensuring data and contact information is up to date;
  • Designing template and delivering bi-monthly lending client outreach newsletter.

 

Qualifications

  • Professional/educational experience in finance and/or outreach is strongly preferred
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English
  • Self-starter, organized team player with a commitment to excellent service experience for micro-lending clients

 

HOW TO APPLY

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Michelle Maluwetig, at mmaluwetig@ledcmetro.org. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

 

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