The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
The volunteer services intern will assist with various tasks and responsibilities necessary for maintaining and expanding the volunteer services of the Refugee Education Center, as well as assist the REC staff on program needs that help maximize the efficiency and productivity.
Expected Educational Outcomes
Develop an understanding of the day-to-day responsibilities of running a non-profit organization
Learn the requirements for recruiting, hiring, managing, retaining, and evaluating volunteer performance.
Increased knowledge and experience in volunteer recruitment
Key Duties and Responsibilities
Create and maintain up-to-date electronic volunteer case files
Converting completed case files into electronic files
Communication follow-up with volunteer and intern contacts
Logging volunteer activity and hours
Volunteer job posting on recruiting websites
Attend recruitment events, contacting local colleges, churches, businesses, organizations
Assist with other duties as assigned.
Currently enrolled in college (Majors in Social Work, Education, Public Admin, International Relations and related fields encouraged to apply)
Strong verbal and writing skills.
Excellent organizational skills
Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
Ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds