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Welcome Center Volunteer Coordination Intern

Glendale (United States of America)

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Glendale (United States of America)
  • Grade: Internship
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Managerial positions
    • Volunteerism
  • Closing Date:

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RESPONSIBILITIES: This internship will help create and maintain a sustainable volunteer engagement system to meet the needs of a dynamic, 24 hour Welcome Center providing emergency support to newly-arrived asylum seekers and their families. Project roles and responsibilities include:
●Conducting volunteer orientations 2-3x per week
●Assisting with connecting volunteers to appropriate training and staff members
●Assisting with volunteer scheduling and record keeping
●Engaging in volunteer recruitment activities, both onsite and in community
●Greeting and engaging visitors, donors, and volunteers arriving at the Welcome Center
●Ensuring communication systems are maintained between community, volunteers, and staff
●Helping plan and host volunteer events to complete large projects
Remote work opportunities include:
●Assisting with volunteer scheduling and record keeping
●Engaging in volunteer recruitment activities through targeted newsletters, social media, etc.
●Assisting in maintaining volunteer training records
●Ensuring communication systems are maintained between community, volunteers, and staff
●Helping plan and host volunteer events to complete large projects

LEARNING OUTCOMES:
●Develop experience working in a fast-paced, dynamic humanitarian aid environment
●Gain exposure to a wide variety of administrative services that support large-scale non-profit and humanitarian work
●Work alongside ASF Volunteer Specialist for mentoring and development
●Develop marketable skills in volunteer recruitment, coordination, scheduling, and community engagement


KEY WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:

This position reports to the Beth Strano, Asylum Seekers & Families Coordinator.

LOCATION: Welcome   Center   for   Asylum   Seeking Families

START DATE: As soon as possible

DURATION: Negotiable; preferably 6+ months
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.
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