Assist with the marketing efforts to recruit new Early Head Start and Head Start families located in the Ramsey County area. Community Action Partnership of Ramsey & Washington Counties is committed to providing low-income families assistance. Our team of home visitors and volunteers help pregnant women and youth from birth to age three. Head Start preschools offers high quality education for children ages 3-5.
Supervisor and Mentorship Provided by: Head Start Recruitment Coordinator
Tasks and Responsibilities:
Focus on marketing the program: may involve visiting variety of locations in the community, assisting at events, marching in parades, and other tasks;
Assist with Welcome Day for new families and assist families completing applications;
Data entry and physical filing;
Set up appointments with families to meet with Head Start staff;
Call and verify program requirements for Head Start families;
Digital media recruitment efforts, if needed;
Assist with the preparation of recruitment packets, place stickers or tags on recruitment items, and or other office tasks. Miscellaneous tasks, as needed
Qualifications: Pursuing an Associate’s or Bachelor's degree and must be seeking an internship for college credit or experience. High school diploma/GED required. Age 18+
Abilities and Skills:
Data Entry (typing skills), filing and other office skills;
Physical dexterity to add stickers, compile information packets, and other office tasks;
English language fluency and customer service skills;
Must be able to practice confidentiality;
Able to work independently after task described, ask for help when needed;
Must be comfortable interacting with individuals from diverse ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds;
Able to pass a background check
Additional Knowledge Beneficial:(not required)
Bilingual in Spanish, Hmong, Somali, or Karen;
Valid driver’s license and access to an automobile
Physical Requirements: Normal office exertion required. Ability to lift 20 lbs.
Cognitive Requirements: This position requires the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks under sometimes stressful conditions. Must be able to function independently with minimal supervision, accept support as needed, and be an effective team member. Must be self-motivated, dependable, and demonstrate both leadership skills and mature judgment abilities.
Environmental Requirements: Multi-tasking office environment. Occasional travel required to and from program sites and community agencies, mileage reimbursement for events. If you do not have access to an automobile, you may be able to car-pool with a department colleague.
Time Commitment: Minimum of 4 hours per week for summer-term or semester. Must be available during office hours Monday - Friday from 8am-4:30pm. Occasional weekend or evening events may occur, depending upon the schedule. Responsible to turn in timesheet on a monthly basis
Location: 450 Syndicate Street N, St Paul, MN
Benefits of Volunteering: Gain marketing skills, office skills, portfolio development, and professional networking. Knowledge that you are helping children and families thrive!
Yes, you can reserve this internship position by registering in advance. Example: be accepted for fall term by registering during spring term and meeting with us before you depart for the summer. Greatest need for this position is summer-term.
Email resume and references to:
email@example.com or call 651-603-5979 ; and,
Complete a Registration Form at caprw.org/volunteer