Internship Opportunities

Want to help Betty in making Charlottesville more sustainable? Check out our internship opportunitie(s)!


Business Outreach Coordinator Internship

Betty is currently looking for an enthusiastic change agent to work with her, her board, and her volunteer team to help execute Betty’s mission: to empower people and businesses with the tools they need to adopt more sustainable behaviors and to do it in a fast, fun, and friendly way. Specifically with the implementation of the Charlottesville Area Better Business Challenge.


  • Attendance at monthly meetings and board meeting
  • Participation in weekly check-ins
  • Assistance with fundraising research, strategies, implementation (e.g. grant research, writing, and reporting)
  • Event planning
  • Correspondence/Communication with sponsors, funders, board members, volunteers, general public (business letters, fliers, grants, summaries)
  • Online website content development and updates
  • Logging of your volunteer hours
  • Brainstorm creative ways to inspire behavior change and ways to implement programs and generate funds, read grant proposals
  • Administrative Duties
  • Pick up/drop off items for events
  • Education and Advocacy on various aspects of eco-living

Time Commitment

  • Jan 2014 – May 2014
  • 8 – 10 Hours/week
  • Very flexible with student schedule
  • Option of extension through 2014Academic Year

Skills Necessary

  • Ability to interact with businesses
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Enthusiastic
  • Creative
  • Innovative
  • Ability to prioritize tasks on time
  • Reliable

Open Communication

We encourage open and honest communication while working together. Your personal and professional goals should align with the goals of the organization. Performance will be regularly evaluated to ensure a great experience.


If interested, send cover letter and resume to:

Teri Kent, Program Manager

Better World Betty