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.
Serve Your City DC (SYC) is now accepting applications to fill an unpaid SYC internship position. The SYC intern will have the opportunity to work closely with Washington D.C. school leaders, children and parents to inform them about the SYC opportunities available to them; including but not limited to rowing, yoga, tutoring, and summer enrichment programs. The intern will be responsible for outreach, community engagement, recruiting students and will also support student enrollment efforts by providing admission information to prospective students.
Applicants Must Have:
Strong verbal communication and interpersonal skills
Strong cultural competency skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse population
A desire to cultivate relationships with leaders and students in the community
Applicants must be:
Willing to work 10-15 hours per week to the unpaid internship
Familiar with Washington D.C. public schools
Committed to making a difference in the lives of underserved youth
Able to demonstrate knowledge and support of SYC’s mission and core values