There are many ways to get involved at Pixan Ixim
Teach an English class, attend an event, and help with upkeep of the facilities at St. Francis
Wish list: pens, pencils, art supplies, gift certificates for gas, computers
Apply for a Summer 2013 Internship
Role of Interns
Because CMPI is a small organization, Interns are integral and involved in all aspects of our work. Depending on their interests, interns can hone their translating and editing skills working on our quarterly publication, gain experience planning and organizing events, fine-tune their research skills assisting the Finance and Development Team find scholarly written materials that will support applications for grants.
Publications: Translating, writing, editing, and publishing reports.
Development: Researching grant opportunities, preparing direct mail letters, organizing fundraisers, and acquiring basic database and website management skills.
Strong written and oral skills, both in English and Spanish (ability to translate is particularly useful)
Minimum commitment of 20 hours per week
Interns must be in the Omaha Area.
Though not a pre-requisite, the following background is strongly preferred:
- Demonstrated interest in Latin America/human rights issues
- Activism in human rights, peace, and justice causes
- Good organizational skills
- Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Publisher