2018-19 Internships

Below are summaries of open internship positions with links to more detailed information and how to apply. Creative positions can be made that blend your unique skills, interests, learning goals withe the needs and mission of City Repair. Contact Kirk Rea and Ridhi D’Cruz for more info: volunteer@cityrepair.org. 

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Hearth

The Hearth Intern will work as a part of our evening events team and focus on supporting the creation of the Central Venue Hearth Village. We will co-create a way for you to plug into one of several sub-committees or circles including a Village Market for allied organizations and vendors, an auction, a Children’s village for little people and a Healing Village for accessible body and energy work from licensed practitioners.

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Placemaking

You will be immersed in a culture of facilitative leadership within the larger team that ranges from 5-10 people. This team supports communities as they collaboratively envision and implement projects. Our main community building strategy involves the creative reclamation of public space via street paintings, permaculture gardening, and natural building. These projects culminate in in early June but there tends to be ongoing projects until the end of the summer season. For a personal reflection of a past intern, click here.

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T-Fleet

The T-Fleet will be active starting mid-April for Earth Day engagements likely at Portland State University (PSU) and Portland Community College (PCC). The intern will support the T-Fleet team with organizing the presence of the T-Fleet at these events  and more, administratively in terms of planning and program management, as well as logistically in terms of day-of event-related activities.

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Relationship

The Relationship Intern will work as a part of our Development team and focus on keeping the Nourishment team (food donations), Ecological Landscaping team (plant donations) and the Materials team (paint donations) working synergistically and are being recognized through our various channels of social media.  Depending on your interest and our top priority needs, we would also work on grant funding.

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Story Telling

Sit on our communications and media team while interfacing with all projects. This team is responsible for our newsletter, website, general social media, graphic media, and will have a high focus on creating article and blog content. With a dynamic mission and community, 20 year history, and bustling year round projects, this internship will help document the past, present, and our dreams for the future.