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2018 Internship Program

IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Kansas City, Mo – DeMolay International is now accepting applications for the 2018 DeMolay Summer Internship Program. The purpose of the program is to give the recipient, who must be an active DeMolay, real-world experience at an International non-profit youth-serving association that allows that individual a better understanding of a professional work environment and the inner-workings of DeMolay.

The first week of the internship will consist of vital on-the-job training relating to the business functions of the organization. The two individuals selected will also learn the intricacies of DeMolay and develop a complete plan for the summer training.

Throughout the internship, the Interns will spend time shadowing each of the vital business units at the DeMolay International Henry E. “Hank” Stickney Service and Leadership Center where they will learn about Finance, Administration, IT, Chapter Procedures, Store Operations, and Executive Management.  Each Intern will receive hands-on-training, leadership experience, and exposure which will help the Intern prepare presentations on DeMolay International initiatives and DeMolay recruitment and retention;

Interns will also assist in the researching paper data, help digitize lost membership information, and input said data into the DeMolay International Database System, eScribe.

Both Interns will participate in the planning and execution of the DeMolay Supreme Council and Congress Sessions, performing various tasks prior to, during, and after the conferences.

DATES, HOURS, & COMPENSATION

The duties of the internship shall begin on or about May 15, 2018 (or shortly after school ends for the participating individual) and conclude on or about August 11, 2018. These dates are flexible due to school schedules. Interns are encouraged to attend their home Jurisdiction Conclave or Convention, at their own cost, depending on scheduling.

Normal business hours for this internship is Monday-Friday 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM CST. Nights and weekends may be required.

The individuals selected will be given fully furnished housing for the duration of the internship and a weekly living stipend of $50 per work day or $250 weekly. Interns will have private rooms in hotel accommodations, with breakfast and dinner available daily at the hotel.

Additionally, both individuals selected will receive an all-expenses paid trip to DeMolay International Supreme Council and Congress Sessions in Alexandria, VA, where you will be expected to actively participate in behind the scenes work.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, & REQUIREMENTS

Must be 18 years of age or older and an Active DeMolay, not yet over the age of 21.

Applicant must be seeking or about to seek a degree from a two or four-year college or university. A high school diploma is required. Proof required upon application.

Applicant must have a car to provide reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license, active vehicle registration, and vehicle insurance. Proof required upon application.

Applicant must be covered by their own health insurance for the duration of the internship. Proof required upon application.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret written information, financial reports, and important documents in English.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers or members.  Ability to effectively orally present information to public groups. Must also possess strong written communication skills.

Advanced ability to work in a computerized environment with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel). Advanced knowledge in Adobe Suite products (Photoshop, InDesign, Dreamweaver, and Premiere) a plus.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk and sit. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and color vision.

FLSA STATUS

Interns are part-time seasonal staff members employed by DeMolay International for a defined period of time in a training environment. As such, Interns are not eligible for benefits normally provided to DeMolay’s regular employees.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Application deadline: March 15, 2018
Electronic submission is mandatory.
Email complete application package to Personnel@DeMolay.org

Please submit the following – all within one email, with attachment, clearly labeled:
1. Cover letter
2. Professional resume
3. Minimum 300-word statement on why you feel you would be specifically suited for this internship, what you hope to accomplish, and how DeMolay could contribute to your professional advancement.
4. Contact information (including name, address, email, and phone) for three professional references who can speak to your skills and character.

 

For more information, please contact:
DeMolay International
1-800-DEMOLAY (336-6529)
DeMolay@DeMolay.org

DeMolay is the premier youth leadership organization building young men of character and dedicated to making young men better people and leaders. Providing a program based on timeless principles and practical experience, DeMolay strives to not only create the extraordinary leader, but a leader of character.

This is an official publication of DeMolay and acknowledges authority and yields allegiance to DeMolay International, of which Frank S. Land was Founder.

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