Data Entry Assistant Intern (Unpaid)


Cause Areas


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


6700 Azalea Garden RoadNorfolk Botanical GardenNorfolk, VA 23518


Dates: 7/6/16 - 12/31/16 Dates flexible to accommodate school requirements.

Hours: Maximum 20 hours per week, weekend and evening work available but not required

Shift: Varies

Description: Norfolk Botanical Garden is seeking self-starting, detail-oriented data entry specialists to assist the Volunteer Services Coordinator.

Essential Functions: Works with the Volunteer Services Coordinator to enter new volunteer records into computer database, as well as repair prior data entries including contact and timesheet information for approximately 1100 volunteers.


  • Must be comfortable working on a computer - familiarity with Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Publisher and Blackbaud Altru preferred but not required;
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision after initial training;
  • Able to work consistent shifts, though some flexibility is available;
  • Able to commit to at least one month or more of time to the position;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Specific Job Responsibilities:

  • Enter new volunteer information into Altru database to build constituent record.
  • Use Microsoft Publisher template to print, cut and laminate new volunteer badges using a Volunteer Badge Request Form.
  • Review prior data entries in Altru for mistakes and make corrections as needed.
  • Repair Group Volunteer records in Altru to include individual volunteers.
  • Scan, email and attach paper documents to electronic records in Altru.

Salary: Unpaid Internship

Reports to: Barbara McKeever, Volunteer Coordinator and Courtney Cornwell, Director of Adult Programs

To apply: Please email Barbara L. McKeever, Volunteer Coordinator, at to receive Internship Application. Return application via email, along with resume and cover letter.


  • Data Entry
  • Adult Education
  • Database Administration
  • Administrative Support
  • Professional Development
  • Computer Science

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Maximum 20 hrs
  • See Description
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