Volunteer Management Intern
Richmond (South Africa)
BACKGROUND: Founded in 1933, the International Rescue Committee is a leading, non-sectarian, non-profit organization providing emergency relief, protection, rehabilitation assistance, resettlement services, and advocacy for refugees and victims of oppression or violent conflict.Domestically, our 22 offices across the U.S. ensure new arrivals have food, shelter, and clothing, and work with refugees to help them gain self-sufficiency.
SCOPE OF WORK: The intern will assist resource development staff with volunteer/client matching efforts, primarily concerning the English Language Training Program. Tasks may include calling IRC clients and volunteer tutors to discuss the program, match volunteer tutors with IRC clients, facilitate the match meeting, and follow-up with the clients and tutors. Interns may also support other client/volunteer matching needs.
•Attend Volunteer/Intern Orientation and assist with conducting orientations as needed
•Attend tutor training session
•Facilitate monthly tutor check-ins
•Assistance with matching volunteer tutors with IRC clients
•Facilitating the first meeting between the volunteer tutor and client
•Assist in supporting other client/volunteer matching needs
•Other duties as assigned
•Record hours and submit completed timesheet for each month via the IRC’s online Volunteer Dashboard.