Supervisor Yee: Seeking older adult interns for District 7 office

Supervisor Norman Yee (District 7) is seeking a reliable volunteer to serve in the front office, to better serve constituents. Volunteers are encouraged to apply, especially those with a particular interest in completing research projects related to family housing, early childhood education, Vision Zero, food security and senior housing.

Supervisor Yee: Seeking older adult interns for District 7 office

Norman_Yee_2018This internship is a great opportunity to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment in a local elected’s office, especially as Sup. Yee is a third-generation San Franciscan with over 35 years’ experience as a nonprofit and education leader advocating on behalf of children, youth and families. His priorities are pedestrian safety, early childhood education and senior services. Our internship will provide an up-close, insider view of how City Hall runs, San Francisco politics and District 7 community concerns and hot topics, several of which include SFSU, Parkmerced and Stonestown.

Here are some of the skills that interns will develop through our internship:

  • Policy analysis
  • Written and oral communication
  • Research and writing
  • Community outreach and advocacy
  • Office management
  • Event management
  • Social media and messaging

We are especially seeking candidates who have:

  • A strong desire to serve the public and interest in local politics
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service
  • Ability to work well independently and on teams
  • Social media skills are strongly desired
  • Available to intern minimum 15 hours/week (2 days/week)

If students are interested, they can email their resume and cover letter with subject line “Internship-NAME” to Jarlene.Choy@sfgov.org by January 6.

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