Volunteer Program Assistant Internship


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


504 Valley WayMilpitas, CA 95035


Dress for Success San Jose is a local non profit organization and an affiliate toDress for Success Worldwide, the only international organization that addresses and fulfills the needs of low-income women who have left welfare and are interfacing with the challenges of entering the workforce. As a three part program at no costs to our clients, Dress for Success San Jose provides professional attire, a network of support, and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.

Dress for Success San Jose is seeking a volunteer intern to serve 8-10 hours per week to our organization in our Milpitas office.

Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

  1. Ensure that each client receives quality service and care during visit to Dress for Success San Jose boutique.
  2. Facilitate 5-minute welcome orientation for each client.
  3. Assist in managing client schedule; confirming and scheduling client appointments.
  4. Assist with personal shopping and mock interviews for clients.
  5. Increase partner program relationships and outreach.
  6. Inventory Management.
  7. Return telephone calls regarding donations, etc.
  8. Follow up with clients after 1 st suiting appointments.
  9. Complete documentation (letters, tax receipts, etc), as assigned.
  10. Assist Dress for Success San Jose Director with various tasks, including events, trainings.
  11. Assist w/ sorting clothes and organizing boutique as needed.
  12. Administrative tasks as needed.


  • Working towards degree in Human Services, Social Work, Business, Fashion, Non Profit or any other related field.
  • Strong computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel.
  • High level of organizational skills, communication skills.
  • Ability to complete projects effectively in timely manner.

Work Schedule:

  • Position works on site at our office located at 504 Valley Way, Milpitas.

Supervised by: Dress for Success San Jose Program Coordinator and Executive Director, LCSW.

If interested in volunteer opportunity, please send letter of intent and resume to abigail@dfssanjose.org

The mission of Dress for Success is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.


  • Customer Service
  • Organization
  • Donor Management
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Inventory Management

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 8-10 hours per week
  • Must be available to work onsite 8-10 hours per week Monday through Friday 9am-5pm.

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