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The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) is the nation’s premier Hispanic nonprofit leadership development organization. CHCI’s mission is to develop the next generation of Latino leaders through its award-winning leadership development programs. CHCI employs an exceptional and dynamic staff and offers a wide of array of competitive benefits for full-time staff including medical, dental, 401K with a company match, 15 days vacation and sick leave upon hire, and a transportation subsidy. These are just a sample of the benefits provided to all full-time employees.

Over the past ten years, CHCI has transformed itself into a leading nonprofit organization that has significantly expanded access for the Latino community. It has grown its budget to $8 million and its staff to roughly 30 people. Through its programs, CHCI has been directly impacting more than 1,700 students annually. Also, more than 4,000 highly accomplished alumni have successfully continued their journey beyond CHCI into the workforce as powerful leaders in the public, private and nonprofit sectors.

CHCI provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and inclusion in our leadership programs. CHCI prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type on the basis of race, color, religion, belief or spirituality, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, matriculation, genetic information, protected veteran status, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, personal appearance, political affiliation, credit information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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Positions Available:

Job Title: Senior Manager of Alumni Programs

Department: Programs

Reports To: Vice President of Leadership Programs

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Senior Manager of Alumni Programs will lead all aspects of CHCI’s alumni engagement, programming, activities, and support. They will lead organizational efforts to continue the leadership development and advancement of CHCI alumni, build and strengthen connections with the growing network of over 4,000 alumni worldwide – including incorporating new alumni into the network, strengthen pathways for alumni integration into other aspects of CHCI’s work, and managing the CHCI Alumni Association. The Senior Manager will report to the Vice President of Leadership Programs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with a wide range of alumni locally, regionally, nationally and internationally through regular outreach
  • Manage all aspects of alumni programming in collaboration with other departments, including planning and execution of alumni-oriented professional development and networking events and content
  • Manage the daily operations of the CHCI-AA, including its national board and regional chapters
  • Oversee the recruitment of alumni volunteers to engage with participants across CHCI’s leadership programs and in CHCI’s signature events
  • Manage alumni database and online engagement, including CHCI-AA social media platforms
  • Work with CHCI’s communications team to both promote CHCI alumni-focused activities and programming, and highlight alumni achievements
  • Effectively represent CHCI and CHCI-AA externally to potential applicants, program participants, partner organizations, and other key stakeholders

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent experience
  • Six to eight years of applicable experience
  • Demonstrated understanding of issues faced by, and the ability to effectively work with, the Latinx community
  • Excellent communicator (oral/written)
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Demonstrated evidence of having managed projects in the past (full project life cycle)
  • Versatile team player able to work well independently and under pressure, able to respond quickly and positively to shifting demands and priorities
  • Ability and willingness to staff/participate in periodic local events on evenings and weekends and approximately 10% travel to regions where CHCI is convening events
  • Acceptance and respect for cultural diversity in all its forms, including ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, ability, political affiliation, and religious background
  • Commitment to the mission of CHCI

Preferred:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and/or accomplishment in nonprofit management, adult professional development, alumni relations, association management and/or volunteer engagement
  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills
  • Bilingual – English/Spanish proficiency
  • Functional knowledge of Google Suite, Salesforce, WordPress

BENEFITS

CHCI offers an array of competitive benefits to its employees:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Basic Life Insurance Coverage
  • Life Insurance Coverage for Dependents
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • WMATA SmarTrip Benefit/Parking Subsidy
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Paid federal holidays
  • Paid Time Off – Vacation and Sick Leave

About the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI)

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-partisan organization founded in 1978, dedicated to cultivating and empowering the next generation of Latino leaders in the United States. CHCI provides leadership, public service, and policy experiences in the nation’s capital to outstanding Latino students and young professionals from throughout the nation. CHCI manages a network of over 4,400 highly accomplished alumni, providing a pipeline of Latino talent to corporations, government, and nonprofits, to ensure the interests of the Latino community are represented across all sectors of society. CHCI also convenes a variety of thought leaders that include Members of Congress, other public officials, corporate executives, advocates, and thought leaders to discuss issues facing the Latino community and our nation, and identify solutions that can be implemented in policy and practice.

CHCI is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, belief or spirituality, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, matriculation, genetic information, protected veteran status, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, personal appearance, political affiliation, credit information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Please submit requests for additional information and qualified resumes and cover letters to: hr@chci.org.

Job Title: Director of Strategic Initiatives

Reports To: President & CEO

Location: Currently Remote, Permanently in Washington, DC

POSITION SUMMARY

The Director of Strategic Initiatives works closely with CHCI leadership to help advance CHCI’s mission to develop the next generation of Latino leaders.  

As an integral member of the Executive Office, the Director works closely with the CEO to advance strategic priorities, build and maintain critical stakeholder relationships (including CHCI’s board of directorsadvisory council, Members of Congress, key funders, and national leaders), and explore strategic partnerships. The director also collaborates with the organization’s senior leadership and staff to incubate and/or manage special projects, new programs, and organization-wide initiatives. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely with the CEO, providing thought partnership and help in the execution of strategic priorities, keeping him informed of and prepared for commitments and responsibilities, as well as ensuring appropriate follow-up. 
  • Communicate with Board members, Advisory Council members, donors, and other external stakeholders in a clear and timely manner on behalf of the CEO. 
  • Develop and manage external partner relationships, including identifying and tracking success metrics, and communications around engagement efforts.
  • Participate in the production and execution of CHCI’s thought leadership and programmatic events (Leadership Conference, Industry Summits, Regional Events, Participant and Alumni programming, etc).
  • Collaborate with the External Affairs and Events teams to plan and execute board and advisory council meetings, retreats, and other Board and Advisory Council-specific events and activities.
  • Work with the CEO to draft correspondence, help create meeting agendas, and compile presentations, reports, research, and other materials that facilitate the CEO’s ability to effectively lead the organization.
  • Manage special projects and any tasks directed by the CEO to drive innovative initiatives, increase visibility for the organization, and expand the organization’s reach. 

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

  • 7 to 10 years of relevant work experience, including at least 3 years working with senior-level executives and stakeholders. 
  • Demonstrated evidence of having managed projects through a full project life cycle – both tactical and strategic projects. 
  • Excellent logistical and organizational skills. 
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills. 
  • Demonstrated understanding of the issues the Latinx community in the United States faces every day, Proven ability to effectively work with the Latinx community.  
  • Versatile team player able to work well independently and under pressure. 
  • Proven ability to respond quickly and positively to shifting demands and priorities from senior-level management. 
  • Commitment to the mission of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute.

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and/or accomplishment in nonprofit management, adult professional development, alumni relations, association management and/or volunteer engagement
  • Experience in, or strong understanding of work in one or more of the following areas
    the nonprofit sector, the corporate sector, the government – in particular, Capitol Hill. 
  • Bilingual – English/Spanish 
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation, and/or facilitation skills 
  • Be flexiblehave a positive attitude and willingness to step in wherever needed within all levels of the organization. 

BENEFITS

CHCI offers an array of competitive benefits to its employees:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Basic Life Insurance Coverage
  • Life Insurance Coverage for Dependents
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • WMATA SmarTrip Benefit/Parking Subsidy
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Paid federal holidays
  • Paid Time Off – Vacation and Sick Leave

About the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI)

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-partisan organization founded in 1978, dedicated to cultivating and empowering the next generation of Latino leaders in the United States. CHCI provides leadership, public service, and policy experiences in the nation’s capital to outstanding Latino students and young professionals from throughout the nation. CHCI manages a network of over 4,400 highly accomplished alumni, providing a pipeline of Latino talent to corporations, government, and nonprofits, to ensure the interests of the Latino community are represented across all sectors of society. CHCI also convenes a variety of thought leaders that include Members of Congress, other public officials, corporate executives, advocates, and thought leaders to discuss issues facing the Latino community and our nation, and identify solutions that can be implemented in policy and practice.

CHCI is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, belief or spirituality, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, matriculation, genetic information, protected veteran status, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, personal appearance, political affiliation, credit information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Please submit requests for additional information and qualified resumes and cover letters to: hr@chci.org.

Job Title: Senior Manager, Corporate and Foundation Relations

Department: External Affairs

Reports To: Vice President, External Affairs

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Senior Manager of Corporate and Foundation Relations will work closely with the Vice President of External Affairs to help execute an engagement strategy for CHCI’s external affairs team, including fundraising, relationship management, and content development for CHCI convenings, based on insight from our partners and key stakeholders. This Senior Manager will help oversee and drive the growth of CHCI’s strategic partners that fund/underwrite CHCI’s programs and events with the goal of raising restricted and unrestricted revenue. The Senior Manager will help implement the strategy to drive collaborations with major strategic partners and identify priorities to help develop content for CHCI’s convenings on policy issues and other developments that impact the Latino/a/x community and the nation while at the same time fundraising for CHCI’s programs and events.

The Senior Manager will support recruitment efforts to fully staff the corporate relations team and will serve as the first line manager for this team. The Senior Manager will secure renewals of current major donors and partners through mindful and proactive stewardship, identifying and engaging new donors and partners, and supporting fundraising efforts across CHCI.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The Senior Manager is a highly visible team member responsible for building, maintaining and developing relationships with corporations, foundations, trade associations, unions, and nonprofit organizations whose mission aligns with CHCI, with the ultimate goal of raising revenue for CHCI while at the same time helping funding partners meet their goals.
  • Manage the corporate relations team, including associate and manager level team members.
  • Work with CHCI’s Vice President of External Affairs to help execute the corporate engagement strategy and make recommendations that will add value to CHCI’s strategic partners, while also raising revenue for CHCI.
  • Write and oversee the timely submission of well researched, well-written concept papers, grant proposals, and supporting documents in response to solicitation requirements from major donors.
  • Serve as liaison between the External Affairs team and strategic partners within individual portfolio, to gather suggested content for convenings with the goal of raising revenue.
  • Provide input to Vice President of External Affairs and other CHCI staff on fundraising analysis of all CHCI initiatives, including programs, events and other activities.
  • Represent CHCI and attend external engagement initiatives and meetings that can help strengthen CHCI’s relationships with current strategic partners and build relationships with prospective funders.
  • Work closely with the Vice President of External Affairs to establish priorities for direct reports, such as individual fundraising goals, prospect targets, timelines and deliverables.
  • Provide insight on fundraising collateral, outreach materials and donor circles for strategic funding partners.
  • Participate in all CHCI fundraising events (including some after normal business hours and over the weekends) to solidify funders and strategic partners’ relationships.
  • Manage special projects and perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

  •  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of five years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience managing a team.
  • Commitment to the mission of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute.

Preferred:

  • Familiarity with corporate giving trends and multi-channel fundraising within the nonprofit sector.
  • Ability to meet time-sensitive deadlines and manage multiple tasks in an efficient manner.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Care deeply about the work produced and have an exceptional eye to detail.
  • Organizational ability should be a top strength and a high level of personal responsibility.
  • Be a team player and have an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Be flexible and have a positive attitude and willingness to step in where needed.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, web platforms, digital presentation skills and Salesforce is highly desired.

BENEFITS

CHCI offers an array of competitive benefits to its employees:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Basic Life Insurance Coverage
  • Life Insurance Coverage for Dependents
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • WMATA SmarTrip Benefit/Parking Subsidy
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Paid federal holidays
  • Paid Time Off – Vacation and Sick Leave

About the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI)

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-partisan organization founded in 1978, dedicated to cultivating and empowering the next generation of Latino leaders in the United States. CHCI provides leadership, public service, and policy experiences in the nation’s capital to outstanding Latino students and young professionals from throughout the nation. CHCI manages a network of over 4,400 highly accomplished alumni, providing a pipeline of Latino talent to corporations, government, and nonprofits, to ensure the interests of the Latino community are represented across all sectors of society. CHCI also convenes a variety of thought leaders that include Members of Congress, other public officials, corporate executives, advocates, and thought leaders to discuss issues facing the Latino community and our nation, and identify solutions that can be implemented in policy and practice.

CHCI is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, belief or spirituality, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, matriculation, genetic information, protected veteran status, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, personal appearance, political affiliation, credit information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Please submit requests for additional information and qualified resumes and cover letters to: hr@chci.org.

Job Title: Vice President, Programs

Reports To: President & CEO

Location: Currently Remote, Permanently in Washington, DC

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Vice President of Programs is a key member of the CHCI senior team, working closely with the CEO and senior staff to contribute to CHCI’s strategic planning and management. Specifically, the Vice President of Programs oversees all aspects of the organization’s leadership and professional development programs, including our Congressional Internship Program, Public Policy and Graduate Fellowship Programs, R2L NextGen High School Leadership Program, and CHCI Alumni activities. The Vice President of Programs serves as both an internal and external voice for CHCI’s leadership programs.

CHCI is seeking a candidate who excels in managing and developing people and programs, enjoys building relationships, is driven by working with young people, and is committed to advancing the Latino community.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Programs Strategy, Vision, and Leadership

  • Leads efforts to review and refine overall goals for CHCI programming and curricula to reflect and meet the Institute’s mission.
  • Leads efforts to identify and strengthen synergy across program curricula to create a pipeline approach from high school to the Alumni network.
  • Responsible for developing and implementing the programs’ growth strategy, including identifying possible new programmatic initiatives and ways to expand CHCI’s reach.
  • Seeks, develops, and fosters relationships with CHCI’s placement hosts/candidates, sister organizations, alumni and other institutional stakeholders.
  • Develops a recruitment strategy to ensure that program applicant pools produce highly competitive candidates based on the needs of different programs and sponsors.
  • Actively seeks opportunities to contribute to positive outcomes for program participants, stakeholders, and sponsors.
  • Serves as a CHCI Programs representative, speaking on behalf of the Institute where appropriate.
  • Serves as an advisor to the CEO, leadership team, Board of Directors, and Advisory Council.
  • Assists CEO in facilitating effective decision-making.

Programs Operations

  • Oversees the recruitment and selection process of all the Institutes’ program participants.
  • Budget Management for the department, including forecasting and sponsorship needs.
  • Assists fundraising colleagues in developing programmatic elements for inclusion in proposals and grants.
  • Responsible for creating all reports reflecting the data capture and analysis of our program participants.
  • Responsible for providing all program participants the resources they need to successfully complete our programs.
  • Occasional travel, as required, to regional and national events.

Management

  • Effectively manages a department of nine staff members, that includes directors, program managers, and individual contributors. Of those nine, four are direct reports to this position.
  • Coaches and guides programs team to develop and implement new approaches, systems, structure, and methods to deliver our leadership programs.
  • Collaborates with the Communications Department to communicate the CHCI participant experience via various channels, directed to targeted stakeholders.
  • Manages consultants when additional support is needed for the team.
  • Provides oversight and guidance to program staff in the development and analysis of program evaluation tools, data collection, and reporting.
  • Responsible for ensuring CHCI’s program participants (average of 200 participants per year) perform in an ethical and professional manner.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

  • 8+ years of experience managing programs focused on leadership, civic engagement, or professional development.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (or equivalent work experience/expertise) in higher education, leadership development, human resources, adult learning, public policy, or a related field.
  • Prior experience as a senior or executive level manager.
  • Demonstrated commitment to and understanding of the Latino community, with a specific focus on first-generation college students and graduates and Generation Z.
  • Must demonstrate an understanding and embrace of cultural diversity in all its forms and be able to navigate group processes while accounting for this type of diversity. (Ex: ethnicity, race, sexual orientation, gender identity, ability, political affiliation, and religious background)
  • Experience leading multiple projects and managing a variety of resources.
  • Demonstrated ability to work strategically and collaboratively across the organization.
  • Demonstrated sound judgement and ability to make educated decisions based on data.
  • Excellent writing and communications skills.
  • Ability to perform under pressure, on tight timelines, with heavy workloads.
  • Commitment to the mission of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute.

Preferred:

  • Experience working with policy organizations and/or Capitol Hill.
  • Comfortable delivering presentations and speaking to different audiences.
  • Spanish language proficiency (written and spoken).

BENEFITS

CHCI offers an array of competitive benefits to its employees:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Basic Life Insurance Coverage
  • Life Insurance Coverage for Dependents
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • WMATA SmarTrip Benefit/Parking Subsidy
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Paid federal holidays
  • Paid Time Off – Vacation and Sick Leave

About the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI)

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-partisan organization founded in 1978, dedicated to cultivating and empowering the next generation of Latino leaders in the United States. CHCI provides leadership, public service, and policy experiences in the nation’s capital to outstanding Latino students and young professionals from throughout the nation. CHCI manages a network of over 4,400 highly accomplished alumni, providing a pipeline of Latino talent to corporations, government, and nonprofits, to ensure the interests of the Latino community are represented across all sectors of society. CHCI also convenes a variety of thought leaders that include Members of Congress, other public officials, corporate executives, advocates, and thought leaders to discuss issues facing the Latino community and our nation, and identify solutions that can be implemented in policy and practice.

CHCI is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, belief or spirituality, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, matriculation, genetic information, protected veteran status, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, personal appearance, political affiliation, credit information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Please submit requests for additional information and qualified resumes and cover letters to: hr@chci.org.

Job Title: Specialist, Fellowship Programs

Reports To: Director of Fellowship Programs

Location: Currently Remote, Permanently in Washington, DC

POSITION SUMMARY

This is an exciting, entry-level opportunity to support CHCI in its efforts to produce a pipeline of talented leaders of the future. The Specialist works closely with the Fellowship Programs Manager, the Director of Fellowship Programs, and the CHCI Staff to provide administrative support for CHCI’s Public Policy and Graduate Fellowship Programs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Leads efforts to review and refine overall goals for CHCI programming and curricula to reflect and meet the Institute’s mission.
  • Support CHCI Fellowship selection process, including communicating with applicants and reviewers, preparing documents, and managing CHCI’s virtual interview platform.
  • Assists with scheduling programming including communication with speakers, creating memoranda, and processing payments. Once the organization returns to an in-person work environment, will help coordinate event space, order lunches, and prepare any supplies needed.
  • Tracks program spending against budgets and maintains proper financial records.
  • Communicates with fellows regularly, helping keep them on top of deadlines and deliverables, and answering questions that may arise during the duration of the program.
  • Collects fellow supervisor evaluations, fellow exit interviews, and program evaluations.
  • Composes and edits materials related to CHCI Fellowship Programs including bios, reports, website content, emails, social media posts, and other materials.
  • Assists in program-specific special events like graduation, community service projects, and off-site events.
  • Assists with gathering and analyzing evaluation data, developing program reports, and creating periodic program updates.
  • Manage special projects and perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
  • One to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office365 and Google Suite.
  • Strong writing and editing skills.
  • Must be a self-starter with strong organizational skills.
  • Strong team player; works well under pressure.
  • Must be creative, flexible, have a positive attitude, and willingness to step in where needed.
  • Demonstrated commitment to and understanding of the Latino community.
  • Must demonstrate an understanding and embrace of cultural diversity in all its forms. (Including, but not limited to race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, ability, political affiliation, and religious background).
  • Commitment to the mission of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute.

Preferred:

  • Bilingual – English/Spanish
  • Experience working with undergraduate and graduate students, especially Generation Z.
  • Experience working with student leadership programs.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience responding quickly and effectively to shifting demands and opportunities.

BENEFITS

CHCI offers an array of competitive benefits to its employees:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Basic Life Insurance Coverage
  • Life Insurance Coverage for Dependents
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • WMATA SmarTrip Benefit/Parking Subsidy
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Paid federal holidays
  • Paid Time Off – Vacation and Sick Leave

About the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI)

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-partisan organization founded in 1978, dedicated to cultivating and empowering the next generation of Latino leaders in the United States. CHCI provides leadership, public service, and policy experiences in the nation’s capital to outstanding Latino students and young professionals from throughout the nation. CHCI manages a network of over 4,400 highly accomplished alumni, providing a pipeline of Latino talent to corporations, government, and nonprofits, to ensure the interests of the Latino community are represented across all sectors of society. CHCI also convenes a variety of thought leaders that include Members of Congress, other public officials, corporate executives, advocates, and thought leaders to discuss issues facing the Latino community and our nation, and identify solutions that can be implemented in policy and practice.

CHCI is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, belief or spirituality, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, matriculation, genetic information, protected veteran status, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, personal appearance, political affiliation, credit information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Please submit requests for additional information and qualified resumes and cover letters to: hr@chci.org.

Job Title:  Intern, High School Leadership Programs

Reports To: Director of Leadership Programs

Location: Remote

Classification: 10-20 hours per week during the Spring semester, 20-30 hours per week during the Summer

POSITION OVERVIEW

The High School Leadership Programs Intern will have the opportunity to affect major programmatic areas of the organization, including working in close partnership with CHCI staff responsible for the R2L NextGen program. The R2L NextGen program is an all-expense-paid leadership experience designed just for Latino high school students. This year’s program will be held remotely from July 6 to July 30, 2021.

The High School Leadership Programs intern will hold a vital role in the development of the recruitment, planning, organization, and execution of the R2L NextGen virtual summer program. In addition, CHCI’s interns are exposed to networking, shadowing, and mentoring opportunities with leaders, and receive ongoing professional development training from staff.

The ideal candidate will be able to start in February and continue through the end of August.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

This internship involves a range of tasks; some are administrative. The team will make an effort to align the assigned tasks and projects to the intern’s expressed interests. CHCI’s internship positions provide well-rounded hands-on experience and opportunities for professional growth.

  • Assist with the onboarding process of the participants selected for this year’s program. This includes gathering and organizing all required documents from the program participants.
  • Work with the R2L NextGen team and the Communications team to develop a social media plan to highlight participants and various activities taking place throughout the program.
  • Work closely, with the High School Programs Associate Manager in the planning of logistics and execution of leadership development workshops.
  • Participate alongside all of the student participants in all of the events and activities organized during the full duration of the program
    (scheduled July 6 – July 30, 2021).
  • Work on the creation and transcription of pre-program evaluations and questionnaires.
  • Work with Associate Manager to prepare post-program reporting for the organization’s sponsors, partners and board members.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

  • Strong background in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of website design and operations.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and courteously with coworkers, alumni, and external constituents.
  • Strong logistics and organizational skills; be detail-oriented.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated passion for leadership development and advancing communities of color.
  • Dependable, motivated, innovative, and able to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • High professional and ethical standards for handling confidential information.
  • Be flexible and have demonstrated initiative and the ability to work independently.
  • Ability to thrive in a team environment to achieve institutional goals.
  • Commitment to the mission of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute.

Preferred:

  • Some database management background desirable
  • Background in P-20 education
  • Graduate student
  • Bilingual – English/Spanish

About the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI)

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-partisan organization founded in 1978, dedicated to cultivating and empowering the next generation of Latino leaders in the United States. CHCI provides leadership, public service, and policy experiences in the nation’s capital to outstanding Latino students and young professionals from throughout the nation. CHCI manages a network of over 4,400 highly accomplished alumni, providing a pipeline of Latino talent to corporations, government, and nonprofits, to ensure the interests of the Latino community are represented across all sectors of society. CHCI also convenes a variety of thought leaders that include Members of Congress, other public officials, corporate executives, advocates, and thought leaders to discuss issues facing the Latino community and our nation, and identify solutions that can be implemented in policy and practice.

CHCI is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, belief or spirituality, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, matriculation, genetic information, protected veteran status, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, personal appearance, political affiliation, credit information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Please submit requests for additional information and qualified resumes and cover letters to: hr@chci.org.