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Summer Internship - Volunteer Management and Community Engagement


  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Denver
  • Grade: Internship - Internship
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Social Affairs
    • Civil Society and Local governance
    • Volunteerism
  • Closing Date:

Requisition ID: req49821

Job Title: Summer Internship - Volunteer Management and Community Engagement

Sector: Human Resources

Employment Category: Intern

Employment Type: Part-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Denver, CO USA

Work Arrangement: Hybrid

Job Description

Internship Overview:  The intern will work directly with the Volunteer and Intern Programs Coordinator to manage the
volunteer and intern programs and engage the community in support of our programs. The intern
will help with the recruitment and onboarding of new volunteers/intern and facilitate trainings and
ongoing learning opportunities for volunteers and interns. They will work with direct services staff
to identify and fill volunteer and intern needs. The intern will also help with community outreach
and special events.

Time Commitment: 12 hours per week (3 month minimum) regular schedule during business hours ,M-F 9 am – 5 pm

Location: Hybrid; in-person in the IRC office 1873 S Bellaire St Suite 500, Denver and remote

• Process incoming volunteer/intern applications, conduct phone interviews and process onboarding
• Work with IRC staff to identify volunteer/intern needs
• Develop materials for staff to help them train and manage volunteers
• Assist in representing IRC Denver at recruitment events
• Provide support for volunteers and interns
• Help to manage community contacts and partnerships, days of services and volunteer events
• Present new volunteer/intern orientations

The Volunteer Program Intern will have the opportunity to learn about the U.S.
Refugee Admissions Program and how services are delivered to refugees in Colorado. They will see first
hand how volunteers, interns and other community members are vital to the resettlement process and to
achieving the goals of resettlement. This intern will gain knowledge about managing a large volunteer and
intern program, including recruitment, training and ongoing support.


Interested applicants should submit an online application along with resume and cover letter addressing howyour experience and skills meet the internship requirements:

Qualified applicants will be selected for an initial phone screening with the Volunteer Coordinator.


This is an unpaid internship position. No financial compensation, including compensation for
relocation, is available.

IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard
to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or


Qualifications and Required Skills:

Undergraduate, Graduate, or recently graduated student in an institution of higher learning

Ability to work independently and proactively

Strong writing and communication skills

Experience  speaking and presenting to groups

Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)

Ability to effectively work with diverse stakeholders (volunteers, clients, staff, community partners)


We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.