September 13, 2022

ABOUT THE ACLU OF KANSAS

The American Civil Liberties Union of Kansas (hereinafter referred to as the ACLU) is a non-profit and non-partisan organization dedicated to preserving and advancing the civil rights and legal freedoms guaranteed by the United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights. The ACLU works in the state legislature, the courts, and local communities to protect the rights of all people living in Kansas. The organization’s work includes efforts to strengthen and defend First Amendment rights, voting rights, reproductive rights, racial justice, LGBTQ+ rights, immigrants’ rights, stopping government surveillance, and reforming the criminal justice system. The ACLU often works in broad-based coalitions made up of individuals and organizations from across the political, partisan, and ideological spectrum. The ACLU is an affiliate of the national American Civil Liberties Union and has an annual budget of approximately $2 million, and more than 30,000 supporters across the state. The headquarters of the ACLU of Kansas is in Overland Park, Kansas.

The ACLU comprises two separate corporate entities, the American Civil Liberties Union of Kansas and the ACLU Foundation of Kansas. Both entities have the same overall mission and share office space and employees. The ACLU has two separate corporate entities to do a broad range of work to protect civil liberties. The ACLU Foundation of Kansas is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation that primarily engages in litigation and public education. The ACLU of Kansas is a 501(c)(4) non-profit corporation that primarily engages in lobbying and advocacy.


Position Overview

The ACLU of Kansas Development Department is offering a paid internship for someone with Intermediate to Advanced Microsoft Excel skills.  The position would primarily require organizing and formatting of data in Excel for internal staff to upload to Salesforce. Data would include donor event attendance, donor communications sent, relationship manager assignments, and audience/preference codes. Details of this data would be covered in greater detail with the selected candidate.
 
The anticipated weekly commitment for this assignment is six to eight (6 to 8) hours per week and the assignment will run from eight to twelve (8-12) weeks. This assignment can be fully remote.


QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

•    Intermediate or Advanced MS Excel skills
•    The ability to analyze, synthesize and record data accurately
•    Ability to plan work and meet deadlines
•    Communication of ongoing progress, including identification and reporting of challenges
•    Access to technology with Microsoft Office Suite
•    Access to email and ability to respond to incoming communications in a timely manner


COMPENSATION

The compensation for this position is at the hourly rate of $15.


APPLICATION PROCEDURE

 

To apply, send a brief cover letter and resume to:

Vanessa Phipps,
Sr. Human Resources Consultant
[email protected]

Include in the subject line: “Development Intern.” In your cover letter, please indicate where you learned of this posting.


DEADLINE

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. No phone calls or in-person applications, please. The ACLU of Kansas strongly encourages formerly incarcerated individuals to apply.

Applicants will be reviewed beginning immediately and will be accepted until the position is filled, at which time the job announcement will be removed from our website.

 

This job description provides a general but not comprehensive list of the essential responsibilities and qualifications required. It does not represent a contract of employment. The ACLU of Kansas reserves the right to change the job description and/or posting at any time without advance notice.

The ACLU of Kansas is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. The ACLU of Kansas encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, or veteran status. The ACLU of Kansas undertakes affirmative action strategies in its recruitment and employment efforts to assure that persons with disabilities have full opportunities for employment in all positions.