Baltimore Office of Equity and Civil Rights
The Office of Equity and Civil Rights is a city agency devoted to upholding the federal and local civil rights laws, as well as the local minimum, living, and prevailing wage laws. The overarching mission of the Office of Equity and Civil Rights is to carry out activities to eliminate discrimination and protect individuals' civil rights. The Office of Equity and Civil Rights is accepting applications for a Fair Housing Intern. The Interns will work specifically with the Community Relations Commission (CRC) on issues of fair housing. Interns will aid the CRC in a variety of ways to provide outreach and help enforce Article 4 of the Baltimore City Code and the Federal Fair Housing Act of 1968, as amended. The internship is sponsored by a grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
· Help create materials related to fair housing, specifically the Fair Housing Act and Article 4 of the Baltimore City Code
· Attend community events to discuss the work of the Community Relations Commission
· Distribute printed outreach materials
· Help create a comprehensive Resource Guide by collaborating with local organizations
· Aid with social media campaigns and communication
· Collect data on outreach materials, training, community events, social media, and outreach campaigns
· Monitor local housing policies
· Work with staff to plan a Fair Housing Month Event in April
· Assist with grant reporting
· Other administrative duties as assigned
Skill Set Required
Interns are required to either be currently enrolled or have graduated from an accredited university. Preferably, interns will have experience with fair housing and/or a legal background. Previous knowledge of Article 4 of the Baltimore City Code or the Fair Housing Act of 1968, as amended, also preferred.
September 2020-August 2021
Hours per week:
Yes, $20,000.00 salary
July 1, 2020
Resume, Cover Letter
To apply for the intern position with the Baltimore Office of Equity and Civil Rights, interested individuals must submit the following information: Name, contact information, copy of CV or résumé, and a written explanation as to why you would like to serve as a Fair Housing Intern. This information can be submitted via email to Lauren Jackson, .