Job Title: Intern - Volunteer Coordination
Sector: Program Administration
Employment Category: Intern
Location: Sacramento, CA USA
SCOPE OF INTERN WORK:
The Volunteer Coordinator Intern coordinates volunteer resources to assist in the delivery of the organization's programs and services, is responsible for the tracking of in-kind contributions and attaining goals, and for providing guidance, support, resources and tools to staff who supervise interns and volunteers.
- Assist Volunteer Specialist with developing and implementing goals and objectives for the volunteer program that reflect the mission and the program/service delivery needs of the organization.
- Assist Volunteer Specialist with developing, administering and reviewing policies and procedures that guide the volunteer program.
- Identify volunteer assignments and write volunteer position descriptions.
- Promote the organization and volunteer opportunities in the community.
- Recruit and screen volunteers.
- Provide appropriate orientation and training to volunteers.
- Assist in training staff to work effectively and cooperatively with volunteers.
- Assist with planning and implementing formal and informal volunteer recognition activities.
- Develop and monitor a budget for volunteer program activities.
- Assist in the evaluation of volunteer activities.
- Source, track and report in-kind contributions.
- Participate in IRC Communities of Practice and other networking/learning opportunities in the network.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Current undergraduate, graduate student, or less than one year out of school
- Experience successfully managing volunteers; Understanding of refugee resettlement is preferred.
- Excellent interpersonal relations skills: the ability to work effectively with partners, donors, colleagues in a cross cultural, multi-disciplinary environment.
- Solid organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks, set priorities, effectively manage time and meet deadlines.
- Experience developing and providing orientations and trainings.
- Strong writing and communication skills including experience working in and developing teams.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office including outlook, word and excel. Experience using donor acknowledgment software preferred.
- Knowledge and understanding of ethics and confidentiality related to fundraising.
- Reliable transportation with proof of valid driver’s license, insurance and clean driving record.
This position reports to the Volunteer Specialist.
- This is an unpaid internship.
- Work related driving is eligible for reimbursement at the charitable mileage rate.
- Internships are available for current college students, graduate students, and graduates less than 2 years post-graduation. Course credit and transcript notation are available if the student submits the appropriate paperwork to the Volunteer Specialist.