About the Position
The County of Riverside Board of Supervisors has a professional student internship opportunity that will be assigned to and based out of the Fourth District. The selected candidate will have the opportunity to serve as the Youth Advisory Council Coordinator for the District’s County Supervisor and be tasked with duties such as mentoring high school aged youth as well as coordinating and overseeing all aspects of the Youth Advisory Council (YAC) program within their district.
In addition to the minimum qualifications listed below, the most qualified candidates must possess excellent time management and organizational skills as well as professionalism and the ability to set boundaries. Candidates who have experience working with youth are strongly encouraged to apply.
The Board of Supervisors Professional Student Intern opportunity has a flexible work week and requires a two year commitment limited to 1,000 hours per year. The incumbent must be enrolled in college or not to have a exceeded a maximum 1 year of graduation from a Bachelors program for entire duration of internship.
Personal Skills: Teamwork, Leadership, Communication, Time Management, Personal Goal Setting, Organization, Critical Thinking, Dependability and Punctuality, Professionalism and Boundaries, Choices and Decision Making, Attention to Details and Multi-Tasking.
Professional Skills: Documentation and Record Keeping, Marketing, Research, Public Speaking, Budgeting, Event Planning and Coordination, Supervise/Manage/Train, Sponsorships /Negotiations, Website / Social Media Management, Networking/Building Relationships, Knowledge of Parliamentary Procedures/Brown Act, Strategizing/Planning Ahead, Drafting Legal Agreements, Purchasing /Accounting Procedures, Creating Publications, Initiative / Resourcefulness.
Cumulative Grade Point Average: Minimum 3.0 GPA required. Proof of most current unofficial/official transcript with cumulative GPA must be provided at time of application.
Location: The Fourth District covers the eastern two-thirds of Riverside County, covering Palm Springs and Desert Hot Springs, and runs south to the Salton Sea and east to Blythe and the Colorado River. Candidates must reside within the Fourth District.
Education: Applicants must be currently enrolled/attending school at an accredited college or university, in a Bachelor’s program during the entire duration of the internship. All recent college graduates are eligible to intern for up to one year (twelve months) from their graduation date. Graduation date is not to exceed twelve month maximum during the duration of the internship.
Areas of Study: Public/Business Administration, Human Resources, Organizational Studies, Psychology, Sociology, Arts, Humanities, or similar.
Experience, Knowledge, Abilities: Experience with the full Microsoft Office Suite; Experience leading and managing youth; Ability to plan and organize events.
Additional Requirements: Applicants must meet all WIOA criteria to be eligible.
All applications must be submitted by visiting the County of Riverside career site at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/riverside in order to be considered.
**All applicants, including alumni, are required to include a resume and most recent unofficial/official transcript. Writing samples and social media samples are also strongly encouraged. Failure to apply through the County of Riverside career site or submit required document(s) at time of application may result in not being considered in the recruitment process.**