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Equality Montana Hiring for Internship

The Montana Human Rights Network, a state-based human rights organization working to organize Montana residents to realize their power to create community, equality, and justice, is expanding its Equality Montana Project to increase awareness and support for LGBTQ+ equality. Equality Montana is a project that seeks to expand an active and engaged statewide LGBTQ+ civic engagement program to increase the reach, visibility, and impact of LGBTQ+ organizing in the state.

Equality Montana provides training and education to individuals, private businesses, and government entities on how to provide diverse, inclusive, and equitable environments for employees, customers, and patrons. Additionally, the project works to mobilize our communities and partners to advocate and take action to promote equitable policies for the LGBTQ+ community at the local, state, and federal level.

Position: Equality Intern

Hours: This is a part-time, temporary position. 15-20 hours per week for 12 – 16 weeks. Applicants should expect flexible hours and a varying work week depending on workload

Location: Helena or Bozeman (applicants in Bozeman should have experience working remotely)

Compensation: $15 per hour

Internship Responsibilities and Duties

  • Identify potential LGBTQ+ and allied community leaders.

  • Maintain data on supportive LGBTQ+ allies, business leaders, and community members.

  • Collaborate with Equality Montana Staff to organize LGBTQ+ Welcoming Workplace Summits in Billings and Bozeman.

  • Assist Executive Director in implementing Equality Montana development plan to create sustainable funding and grow awareness of the LGBTQ+ movement in Montana.

  • Assist Equality Montana Program Director in maintaining Equality Montana member communications and social media presence.

  • Other duties as assigned by Equality Montana Staff.

Must Have Skills

  • Active project management, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work remotely and be self-driven

  • Strong community relationships

Nice to Have Skills/Skills We Will Work on

  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills

  • Strong interest in racial justice, LGBTQ+ equity, and social justice in Montana

  • Interest in learning about multi-issue approaches to human rights

Working Conditions

This position requires flexible work hours, including some nights and weekends. Applicants should be comfortable working in a shared professional office space. Applicants should be comfortable working in a field setting.


How to Apply

To inquire for more information, or to apply, email applications to Garrett at Application materials can include a cover letter, resume, video essay, or other materials not listed. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled.


Equality Montana is and equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, creed, color, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, political affiliation, disability, and any other classification considered discriminatory under applicable law. Equality Montana is committed to diversity in our organization and encourages religious minorities, women, Black, Indigenous, people of color, and members of the LGBTQ+ community to apply.