OurNewton.org, a newly launched social networking website dedicated to building civic engagement in Newton, will offer a paid internship for someone to help develop web content and drive traffic to the site.
OurNewton.org’s purpose is to provide a one-stop, online connection to Newton-based resources, nonprofit organizations, groups, activities, events and people.
The position involves 3-4 hours of work per week over the course of the 2009/10 school year, beginning in September. Work location is flexible and position can be used to fulfill college credit. The goal of the position is to increase use of the site by community organizations and residents. The intern will work closely with members of the OurNewton Launch committee to achieve the growth goals.
* Monitor web content and promote a new item to the homepage on a weekly basis.
* Reach out to community organizations to generate new web content.
* Work with launch team to publish a monthly newsletter and/or contribute content for PTSO and other community newsletters.