A Regional Coalition for Housing (ARCH) seeking intern!


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A Regional Coalition for Housing (ARCH) is seeking a Public Policy and Administration
Intern for work this summer, with opportunity to continue working part-time during the 2020-21
school year. ARCH is a coalition of the county and 15 cities who have joined together to support
affordable housing for low and moderate income households in East King County. ARCH assists
member governments to develop housing policies, strategies, programs, and development
regulations; administer housing programs for eligible populations; and coordinate cities’ financial
support for affordable housing. ARCH also provides support to people looking for affordable
rental and ownership housing. For more information on ARCH, visit archhousing.org.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES
The Public Policy and Administration Intern will directly support housing policy and program
administration. ARCH has a range of projects that may be matched to the skillsets of the selected
individual(s), including but not limited to:

  • Development and implementation of policies and practices to increase accessibility of
    affordable housing opportunities to diverse communities, including work on an outreach
    and marketing plan, and assessment and design of program marketing and application
    materials
  • Collection, analysis and presentation of housing data including residential permit data,
    rent surveys, and program beneficiary data
  • Creating and running reports using internal salesforce database
  • Development of public-facing reports to illustrate the impact of affordable housing
    programs and projects in East King County
  • Administrative duties including data cleanup and entry, processing program applications
  • Assist with handling requests from the public
  • Potential presentation of work products to various stakeholder groups

QUALIFICATIONS
Desirable candidates will have strong analytical and writing skills, data and project management
skills, attention to detail, and ability to work relatively independently in a professional setting
with significant public interaction. In addition, the ideal candidate will share a passion for
creating equitable communities and be able to work in a team environment.

BENEFITS
Compensation is $19-$20/hour, depending on qualifications and experience. Includes paid sick
time. No medical or dental benefits.

TIMELINE
Ideal candidates will be available to work 40 hours per week for approximately three months
beginning in June 2020, with opportunity to extend the internship on a part-time basis (up to 20
hours per week) into the 2020-21 academic school year.

TO APPLY
Submit the following materials to Raquel Rodriguez at rrodriguez@bellevuewa.gov by 5:00
p.m., Friday, May 29th: (1) Cover letter; (2) Resume; (3) Two references; and (4) Writing
sample.


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