OFN’s Knowledge Sharing team develops training curricula, tools, templates and other resources that increase the capacity of community development financial institutions (CDFIs) to meet the capital and technical assistance needs of low- and moderate-income borrowers in under-served communities throughout the US. OFN’s target audience includes CDFIs financing small businesses, commercial real estate, community facilities, affordable housing development, home ownership, and consumer needs. Training topics focus on core skills needed by CDFIs such as underwriting, portfolio management, financial reporting and management, and financial performance assessment.  Topics may also include current issues such as climate solutions and resilience. The team delivers training through webinars and events. The team also manages peer learning programs. The intern will assist the team in:
  • identifying, collecting, and vetting appropriate training materials, publications, tools, and templates; 
  • designing a comprehensive, user-friendly online resource library; 
  • organizing resources to post in the library; 
  • other aspects of developing and delivering resources and training; and
  • delivering peer learning programs.
All undergraduate majors considered. Candidate must have strong writing skills, and a familiarity with community development and/or finance is preferred.

This internship will be approximately 32 hours per week, with a stipend of $18-22 per hour commensurate with experience/responsibilities. Internship will run from the end of May through August 2021.

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