Internship Supervisor Share:

Portland Opportunities Industrialization Center
Employment Type
Portland, OR 97217
$43,000.00 - $48,000.00 Annually

About Us:
Portland Opportunities Industrialization Center + Rosemary Anderson High School (POIC + RAHS) is a minority-led nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization providing the highest quality services in education, mentoring, family outreach, employment training and placement.


Established in 1968, POIC + RAHS has been a beacon for communities of color for over 50 years. Today, POIC + RAHS provides education and direct services to over 700 students and work trainees annually, 80% of whom are Black or Latinx.

  • We believe all people have value.
  • We believe all people can grow.
  • We believe all people can contribute and build thriving communities.
  • Visit our website at

Job Summary:
As the Internship Supervisor, you will help individuals (primarily ages 16-24 years old) who are experiencing barriers to employment navigate a multi-step internship and learning program. This program allows individuals to gain the skills, access, and confidence needed for a successful transition to stable and productive position in the workforce.


  • Researches, conducts outreach to, and builds relationships with prospective internship sites willing to hire POIC program participants.

  • Manages participant on-boarding process in accordance with federal and state law, including new hire orientation and paperwork, work eligibility verification, and electronic on-boarding into the HRIS system.

  • Documents all participant and employer contact, activities, and outcomes in the case management system.

  • Customizes participants- resumes to fit identified opportunities.

  • Matches program participants with internship opportunities, taking into consideration each participant-s skills, work experience, interests, and goals and aspirations.

  • Schedules and conducts daily prospecting, cold calls, and face-to-face meetings.

  • Achieves weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual internship metric goals in accordance with POIC-s contractual obligations.

  • Evaluates labor market data to determine employer demand and usage of POIC services to open doors for POIC youth.

  • Develops and implements internship and learning services program that ensures POIC participant experience is positive and funder compliance is prioritized.


Personal Requirements:

  • Passionate about the mission of POIC + RAHS and supporting underserved populations
  • Strong cultural competency
  • Dedication to social justice
  • Valid driver license, acceptable driving record, and access to an insured vehicle required

Experience/Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor-s degree in social work (BSW), psychology, counseling, criminology or a related social/behavioral science field

  • Two years- experience in workforce development, recruitment, or sales/account management in which quotas are met on a regular basis

  • OR equivalent combination of education, training and experience

  • Knowledge of criminal justice system and/or experience with ex-offenders is preferred

What We Offer:
POIC + RAHS offers a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment where everyone has the opportunity to grow. Our compensation and benefits package represent our commitment to employee health and financial wellness.

- Generous vacation/PTO policy
- Employer paid Medical, Dental and Vision benefits
- Employer paid Life and Long Term Disability insurance
- Flexible Spending Account (FSA) option
- 403(b) Retirement Plan option
- Twelve paid Holidays per year
- Professional growth and advancement opportunities

Application Instructions:
To be considered for this opportunity, please submit:

1. Personal Statement that includes: 
  • Why you are interested in working for POIC + RAHS
  • How your skills and experience relate to this position
  • What you can contribute to our organization and the youth we serve
2. Resume

Please send your Personal Statement and Resume to with the job title in the subject line. Applicants who do not submit a Personal Statement that includes the requested information may be disqualified from consideration for the position. 

POIC + RAHS is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

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