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Nichi Bei Internships

Editorial Intern: The Nichi Bei Foundation is seeking a friendly, energetic, creative and self-motivated individual who is looking to gain experience supporting the Editorial Department of its nonprofit Japanese American community newspaper, the Nichi Bei Weekly. Previous reporting and editing experience, and knowledge of AP Style, desired.

  • Responsibilities may include: writing news and feature stories, news briefs and calendar items, proofreading and fact-checking copy, layout, Web work and photography, depending on the individual’s capabilities. While the position will include some administrative duties, the intern may take on greater roles, depending on experience. Position interning at a community-based, nonprofit ethnic newspaper is both challenging and rewarding.
  • Required Skills: Strong English writing and speaking abilities; a proven ability to meet deadlines and multitask; attention to detail.
  • Preferred Skills: Knowledge of AP Style; experience writing, proofreading, fact-checking news stories; knowledge of programs such as Microsoft Office (including Word and Excel) and the Adobe Creative Suite (including Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, etc.); experience shooting, producing and editing commercials or short videos; mastery of written and spoken Japanese (ability to conduct business calls in Japanese, and translate/interpret documents from Japanese to English and English to Japanese) a plus. Knowledge of Japanese American community and issues a plus.
  • Estimated Average Hours Per Week: Negotiable
  • Compensation: Unpaid

Office & Administrative Intern: The Nichi Bei Foundation is seeking a friendly, energetic, creative and self-motivated individual who is looking to gain experience supporting the Office of the Japanese American weekly newspaper, the Nichi Bei Weekly.

  • Responsibilities may include: archiving newspapers, accounting support, copying and scanning documents, mail outs, and event support.
  • Important Aspects of the job: open to learning, self-motivated, positive, ability to work alone or with others, ability to take direction. While the position will include some administrative duties, the intern may take on greater roles, depending on experience. Position interning at a community-based, nonprofit ethnic newspaper is both challenging and rewarding.
  • Required Skills: Strong English writing and speaking abilities; a proven ability to meet deadlines and multitask; attention to detail.
  • Preferred Skills: Knowledge of programs such as Microsoft Office (including Word and Excel); knowledge of Google Spreadsheets, Document, Form, and Presentation; mastery of written and spoken Japanese (ability to conduct business calls in Japanese, and translate/interpret documents from Japanese to English and English to Japanese) a plus. Knowledge of Japanese American community and issues a plus.
  • Estimated Average Hours Per Week: Negotiable
  • Compensation: Unpaid

Sales & Marketing Intern: At Nichi Bei Weekly, the Sales & Marketing internship offers a candidate a unique opportunity to gain experience in print media, advertising, marketing and office administration. The intern will provide comprehensive support and service while working closely with the Advertising & Marketing Coordinator and other Nichi Bei team members.

  • Responsibilities may include: advertising sales, marketing support (including event marketing), client relations, accounting support, and maintaining relations with local merchants and community members.
  • Important aspects of the job: ability to engage in sales, open to learning, self-motivated, positive, people person/extrovert. While the position will include some administrative duties, the intern may take on greater roles, depending on experience. Position interning at a community-based, nonprofit ethnic newspaper is both challenging and rewarding.
  • Required Skills: Strong English writing and speaking abilities; a proven ability to meet deadlines and multitask; attention to detail.
  • Preferred Skills: Knowledge of programs such as Microsoft Office (including Word and Excel) and the Adobe Creative Suite (including Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, etc.); mastery of written and spoken Japanese (ability to conduct business calls in Japanese, and translate/interpret documents from Japanese to English and English to Japanese) a plus.
  • Estimated Average Hours Per Week: Negotiable
  • Compensation: Unpaid

Email office@nichibeiweekly.org for more information!
 

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Bayanihan Equity Center Volunteers

The Bayanihan Equity Center was first started by a group of community members that stood for the recognition and rights of Filipino World War II Veterans and now has expanded to serving the population of seniors and adults with disabilities in the South of Market District. As an organization that has grown to serve a bigger population in the South of Market the opportunity for volunteers to assist us is always welcome. Our hours of service are from 9am to 5pm Monday through Friday.
Here are a few ways you can help as a volunteer:

  • Participate and assist with our senior programming such as Birthday Bingo Bash, holiday parties, and more!
  • Assist with our weekly food pantry on Thursday afternoons from 1 to 3pm
  • Administrative/Office Support

Please fill out this form to express your interest: https://goo.gl/forms/OFNdZIkmLJfwa0P32