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Client Programs Intern

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ORGANIZATION: Dress for Success Austin

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

Dress for Success Austin is seeking bright, dynamic, motivated interns to join our growing team of community helpers and local do-gooders.

Interning with Dress for Success Austin gives students an opportunity to network with contacts from over 100+ different nonprofit and government organizations in the Austin area. Through project management, event planning, client relations, data analysis and much more, our interns gain the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the ins-and-outs of the nonprofit world.

Summer internships will take place June 4 - August 16. All internship opportunities are unpaid. Credit is not required but we can provide documentation if needed.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Client Programs Intern will assist with the management of all pre- and post- employment programs that Dress for Success Austin offers to clients.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the Job Searching Program Coordinator to organize and facilitate the program prior to, during and after each session and throughout the cohort of classes
  • Assist with preparation of each class session including arranging the room for the most conducive learning environment
  • Assist clients during the classes by being present to answer questions, help with the computers and other duties as assigned
  • After each class session, input demographic into a database
  • Keep track of each client’s file to insure all required data is complete and accurate
  • As needed, communicate with various entities in the community to assist with arranging speakers, mentors, supplies, and educational materials as needed
  • As the close of each cohort of classes, assist with writing and analyzing reports
  • Be available to assist with other Dress for Success Austin programs as needed

Basic Requirements:

  • Must be a current student seeking an undergraduate or graduate degree
  • Ability to work a minimum of 9 hours per week
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Outlook as well as strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications
  • Reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Detailed planning, time management and organizational skills
  • Positive, proactive and ability to exercise great judgment and common sense
  • Sensitivity to diverse client backgrounds
  • Resourceful, as well as the ability to locate various resources for clients
  • Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment
  • Creative problem-solver
  • Previous work experience in nonprofits a plus

To apply, send a resume and cover letter to Defne Comlek, defne@dressforsuccessaustin.org.

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About Dress for Success Austin

Location:

701 Tillery, Box 11, Suite A-5, Austin, TX 78702, US

Mission Statement

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.

Description

Dress for Success empowers women to continually shape their own destiny -- transforming themselves, their families and their communities. By helping a woman succeed, we are also helping her children succeed. We help women thrive in work and in life. The women we serve become self-actualized and mentors to other women. The women we serve are future leaders of our communities.

Dress for Success provides much more than suits. We "dress" women on the outside and the inside for their professional journey. The suit is just the beginning of how we help women thrive in work and in life. We provide women with clothing, confidence, career development and a network of support. We give women the confidence and the practical skills to

Our clients are a diverse group of women who have faced a variety of life challenges and are seeking employment and self-sufficiency. They come from all walks of life and are looking for an opportunity to prove themselves. Dress for Success Austin empowers them to achieve this goal and to thrive personally and professionally.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Employment
Women
Advocacy & Human Rights, Employment, Women

WHEN

Mon Jun 03, 2019 - Fri Aug 16, 2019

WHERE

701 Tillery, Suite A-5Austin, TX 78702

(30.26033,-97.70425)
 

SKILLS

  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service
  • Office Management
  • Office Reception
  • Program Management
  • Data Entry

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 9 hours per week

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