Administrative Intern


Administrative Intern


JustLeadershipUSA (JLUSA) is dedicated to cutting the US correctional population in half by 2030. On the guiding principle that those closest to the problem are closest to the solution, JLUSA empowers people most affected by incarceration to drive policy reform.

Open Position

JLUSA seeks a driven, energetic, and independent self-starter for the Administrative Intern position. The Administrative Intern will work closely with JLUSA’s management team and provide administrative/logistical support to the Leadership, Development, Advocacy, and Membership departments, while helping to maintain an organized office environment. This is an unpaid internship and is a great opportunity to gain starting experience in non-profit administration.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

The Administrative Intern performs a wide range of duties including, but not limited to the following:

  • Assist in the coordination of meetings, conference calls, and events, including preparing necessary background information packets, coordinating meals/catering, set up and break down of the space;
  • Assist with coordinating logistics for JLUSA’s Leading with Conviction leadership training program and other advocacy-related events, as needed;
  • Assist other organizational departments (Advocacy, Development, Membership, Leadership), as needed;
  • Assist in the day-to-day operations of the office environment, including ensuring a clean and organized work space;
  • Provide general clerical support (photocopying, printing, answering phone calls, recording messages, mailing, running office errands as needed, etc.)


  • A passion for, and working knowledge of, social justice and change;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word required; Experience with G Suite preferred;
  • Excellent writing, editing, and communications skills;
  • Ability to prioritize and to responsibly manage several projects at a time;
  • Comfort working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment;
  • Strong interpersonal and collaborative instincts, sense of humor, and charm.


  • This is an unpaid internship position. JLUSA can work with your academic institution to ensure credit approval, if needed.
  • Commitment to a minimum of 15 hours per week for the duration of the internship.
  • Required availability to attend and support some evening and weekend events occasionally.

How to Apply:

Qualified candidates may submit their resume, a writing sample, and cover letter that answers the below questions to Jack Duran at Subject line: “JLUSA Admin Internship / First and Last Name”

  1. Explain your interest in social justice and change.
  1. Why do you want to intern at JustLeadershipUSA?
  1. What strengths will you bring to the team? How are you looking to learn and grow?
  1. Days and times available to work.

No phone calls, please. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

JustLeadershipUSA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, prior record of arrest or conviction, citizenship status, or current employment status.

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