Community Resource Specialist Intern/Volunteer


Cause Areas


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


3801 Miranda AvenueBuilding 6, Room A 162Palo Alto, CA 94304


The Pacific Stroke Association (PSA) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to reduce the incidence of stroke through education and to help alleviate the devastating aftermath of stroke by providing support programs for stroke survivors and family caregivers.

PSA publishes a Resource Directory, which is a comprehensive guide for stroke survivors, their caregivers, and clinicians. It is provided free of charge to stroke survivors who contact our office.

Bi-annually, the PSA Resource Directory is updated to ensure the most up-to-date listings information. The process is beginning in July for the 2017-18 Directory.

Working at the PSA office, the PSA Community Resource Specialist intern/volunteer will contact organizations to update listings, and research potential new listings.

What You Will Learn About:

  • A wide variety of community resources that provide services for stroke survivors and caregivers
  • Process for updating and validating data for publication


  • Excellent communication and people skills, including the ability to clearly communicate over the telephone and via email.
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to accuracy and detail.
  • Basic computer skills: Word, Excel, graphics a plus, but not required.
  • Ability to conduct internet searches.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Available during daytime - working hours.
  • Ability to travel to the PSA office with reliable transportation.
  • Friendly personality that enjoys speaking and meeting new people.


  • Healthcare
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • 5-15 hours per week

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