Volunteer Services Intern

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Habitat for Humanity of Charlotte

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Habitat Charlotte

Habitat Charlotte’s Volunteer Services team is seeking an unpaid intern to assist Volunteer Services staff with communication, engagement, and appreciation activities for volunteers. The intern will produce content for the volunteer newsletter and coordinate its production. The intern will coordinate and create move-in updates for volunteers. The intern will prepare for several volunteer appreciation events and efforts, and enter data in Salesforce so volunteers can be thanked promptly. The intern will also assist with hosting out-of-town college groups. Ideal candidates should be a creative self-starter with a knack for problem solving. Candidates should have their own vehicle to visit construction sites and ReStores.

Candidates should have a passion for affordable housing, sustainability or issues related to poverty. Intern should have intermediate skills in Microsoft Outlook and Excel, and photography. Ideal interns will have well-developed writing skills, a strong sense of organization, and pay excellent attention to detail. The intern should be familiar with databases and have a willingness to learn Salesforce.

The intern may receive college credit if applicable. They will have the opportunity to interact with a variety of different people, to create a portfolio of content, learn volunteer management skills, and have the opportunity to see the inner workings of a leading nonprofit.

To apply, please send a résumé and cover letter to Rachel Eldridge, director of volunteer services, by clicking the "Learn More" button below.No phone calls, please.

* 10- 15 hours/week; Tuesday - Saturday work week
* Unpaid; may qualify for college credit

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About Habitat for Humanity of Charlotte

Location:

3815 Latrobe Drive, Charlotte, NC 28211, US

Mission Statement

Founded as a Christian Ministry, Habitat for Humanity of Charlotte works in partnership with God and people from all walks of life to develop community with people in need by building and renovating homes, so that people can live and grow into all that God intended. Habitat Charlotte's mission is accomplished by: Constructing simple, decent, and affordable houses, Selling the houses at no profit and no interest and using the mortgage payments to build more houses. Demonstrating the love and teachings of Jesus Christ, Providing a way for sharing between the affluent and those in need, Working in partnership with representative local leadership, Selecting families in greatest need first, without favoritism or discrimination.

Description

Habitat for Humanity of Charlotte builds houses in partnership with low income working families who purchase the homes at no-interest and no profit. Volunteer labor and donated items help keep house costs low. Families must work on their own and other's homes.

WHEN

Wed Jan 01, 2020 - Thu Apr 30, 2020

WHERE

3815 Latrobe DrCharlotte, NC 28211

(35.19438,-80.79537)
 

SKILLS

  • Strategic Planning
  • Market Research / Analysis
  • Recruiting
  • Home Repair
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • • 10- 15 hours/week; Tuesday – Saturday work week • Unpaid; may qualify for college credit

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