Volunteer Manager Assistant


Cause Areas


Mon Jan 02, 2017 - Wed May 31, 2017


1817 Central Avenue, Suite 215Charlotte, NC 28205


Program: Volunteer Program

Interns will engage in experiential learning experience through which that will learn what is involved in daily operations of a nonprofit volunteer program. Interns will actively interact with staff and volunteers, gaining exposure to all aspects of volunteer recruitment, management and recognition. Interns will receive on-going training and supervision from the Volunteer Coordinator. Interns interested in working with a nonprofit or in the field of human resources, communications and marketing, or public relations will benefit from this experience. Interns will gain experience in as a result project management, event planning/coordinating, community outreach, and fundraising. Additional skills that students will likely gain from this experience includes cross-cultural competence, interpersonal skills, written communication skills, social media and problem solving.

Areas interns will gain experience in include:

  • Develop content for bi-monthly Volunteer E-Newsletter and other volunteer communication
  • Assist with recruitment of volunteers by attending recruitment and other outreach events
  • Communicate with community partners to promote volunteer opportunities and IH volunteer program
  • Assist with fundraising and event planning activities for volunteer recognition events
  • Assist with volunteer retention activities as instructed
  • Maintain volunteer emailing list in MailChimp and volunteer database in Smartsheets
  • Perform other tasks as needed


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer literacy required (MS Office and Google Docs)
  • Highly detailed-oriented and rigorous work ethic
  • Self-motivated, creative
  • Can work independently without constant supervision
  • Reliability and consistency
  • Cultural flexibility and a welcoming attitude towards people of all backgrounds

Time Commitment

  • Minimum of 6-8 hours per week, Monday -Friday
  • Must be in office at least two days
  • Minimum one semester (3-4 months)

To apply, please submit the following documents to Samantha Williams, AmeriCorps ACCESS Volunteer Coordinator, swilliams@ihclt.org. In the subject line, please indicate Volunteer Program & Social Media Assistant.

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Volunteer Application (can be accessed at http://www.ihclt.org/volunteer.php#Vol


  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Google Apps
  • Fundraising
  • Public Relations
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 6-8 hours a week, two days in office.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to take the initiative.

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