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Volunteer Program Management Intern

Glendale (United States of America)

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Glendale (United States of America)
  • Grade: Internship
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Volunteerism
  • Closing Date:

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SCOPE OF WORK: The Volunteer Coordination intern is located in the Development Department, which focus is to establish connections in the community with IRC to gain monetary, in-kind, and volunteer resources for our clients. The intern will support the volunteer program throughout IRC Phoenix and engage volunteers for all departments at IRC.  

RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Assist with outreach and recruitment efforts with community groups, students, and other organizations. 
  • Recruit, screen, orient, train and match volunteers and interns with available opportunities. 
  • Assist in updating volunteer and intern resource information. 
  • Assist with activities related to volunteer recruitment, training, and retention. 
  • Develop resources and communicate with community partners and the IRC community about events and new opportunities within our network through an email newsletter and social media.  
  • Assist with other Resource Development needs on an as needed basis, including donation management, external communications, and fundraising. 
  • Attend and actively participate in staff meetings and special staff development programs. 
  • Assist with the Family Mentorship program including regular check-ins to mentors and follow up with questions.  


LEARNING OUTCOMES: 

  • Learn how community members can support refugees, asylum seekers, survivors of torture, and other populations that the IRC serves.  
  • Learn best practices for operating volunteer programs, including recruitment, placement, management, and data tracking. 
  • Learn how to provide culturally sensitive support and interview skills.

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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