Help wanted!

Communications/Social Media Intern

Internship Title: Communications/Social Media Internship

Position Type: Summer (Academic Year) Internship

Location: Cap Haitien, Haiti

Start Date: Position open until filled, requires 6-week minimum commitment

Hours: 30-40 hours/week, preferably four times a week in the SMH office. Up to 4 hours can be completed from the volunteer residence.

Compensation: This is an unpaid/volunteer internship. Housing and meals will be provided.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Social Media/Communications Intern will:

  • help manage the organization’s website (Squarespace)

  • write drafts for the blog or press releases

  • post on social media (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, website)

  • review analytics for social media and website

  • create visual graphics, flyers, postcards

  • brainstorm new marketing campaigns

  • assist with content creation for monthly newsletter

  • photograph events at Second Mile Haiti


  • Firm grasp of available tools and platforms in the social media space

  • Completed or working toward a college degree, preferably in a related field (English, Marketing/Communications, Public Relations)

  • Working knowledge of word processing, Powerpoint, & Excel.

  • Effective communicator, both written and oral

  • Organized, detail-oriented, with ability to prioritize, multitask and meet deadlines

  • Enthusiasm for the mission of Second Mile Haiti and the families we serve

Please include the following for your application to be reviewed:

  • Cover letter, explaining what attracts you to SMH and why you are a perfect fit

  • 2 references

  • 1-2 writing samples

Additionally, please submit answers to the following questions:

  1. What is the best book you’ve read in the last year? Why?

  2. What interests you about this position?

  3. What’s the sweetest place you’ve ever travelled to?

Send your application to In the subject line please type: Social Media/Communications Intern