Communications Internship at NYC Midwives

Communications Internship at NYC Midwives

Communications Internship at NYC Midwives

NYC Midwives is looking for a Communications Intern to support the organization’s social media presence and set the groundwork for a longterm & sustainable internship program!

NYC Midwives is membership organization of midwives residing and/or working in New York City. The chapter aims to support midwives and the practice of midwifery, while increasing visibility of and access to midwifery care in the city.

Applications DUE 7/10. This internship will run from 8/1/17 - 12/20/17 (though this is negotiable depending on individual circumstances).

Intern responsibilities would include:

  • Posting to Facebook, instagram, twitter
  • Brainstorming and working with experienced midwives to promote the organization, midwifery, and education about birth
  • Start monthly or weekly online projects such as Meet-the-midwives or birth stories from folks who’ve worked with midwives.
  • Run a once or twice annual event to bring the midwifery community together with doulas, other birth workers, and folks in search of midwifery care.
  • Start a Queer & Trans Pregnancy & Parenting Group

Intern qualifications:

  • A passion and drive for promoting midwifery and birth education
  • Residence in or near New York City, NY and the ability to do on-site work for creating & organizing events
  • Ability to commit at least 10 hours a week to the internship (or more if desired by intern)
  • Encouraged to apply: people of color, indigenous people, trans and queer people, young/teen parents, and people with disabilities
  • There is no education requirement, only an ability to think creatively about social media, have access to a computer and the ability to use it regularly, and communicate with others in person/on the phone/over email.

Apply by filling out THIS form before 7/10/17. Specific questions can be directed to

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