Organizational Overview: The Salvation Army - Northern Division Headquarters - Roseville, MN
The Salvation Army is a religious and charitable organization seeking to provide social services to those in need without discrimination. Our ministry is a practical expression of Christian principles, motivated by love of God. We serve wherever and whenever the need is apparent, without discrimination. Our headquarters covers all of Minnesota and North Dakota.
Description of Position: The Strategic Recruitment Intern will help promote our holiday volunteer opportunities to the community by reviewing existing data around our volunteer population, conducting research, and assisting the Community Engagement Associate in volunteer recruitment efforts. They will craft specific messaging to help us staff our top 20 most profitable Red Kettle bell ringing locations with volunteers.
Research organizations and institutions in Twin Cities metro and identify key contacts for outreach
Assist Community Engagement Associate in targeted volunteer recruitment and outreach via email and phone
Assist in developing recruitment plan with specific messaging to churches, businesses, schools, civic groups, etc.
Other administrative duties related to volunteer recruitment and tracking as assigned
Previous experience, education or interest in nonprofits, volunteerism, recruitment, or research
Experience and/or high comfort level with performing cold calls and emails for recruitment
Ability to organize time and work independently, follow directions and complete tasks in an effective manner
Computer skills, particularly Microsoft Office Applications
Access to computer and ability to conduct external internet research
Knowledge of local organizations, civic groups and institutions in the Twin Cities helpful, but not required
Volunteer Orientation; other project-related training
Remote position, ability to work from anywhere with internet and computer access
Opportunity to contribute to an annual fundraiser that helps equip families, combat addiction, provide housing, empower youth, overcome poverty, and more
Satisfaction of helping The Salvation Army build meaningful, impactful relationships to benefit the local community for years to come
Opportunity to work at a well-known non-profit organization
Develop internal and external communication skills
Gain leadership skills, for school credit if needed
Letters of reference or recommendation
Opportunity start and end dates: September - December 2020
Schedule (days, times/shifts): 10 hours per week; flexible times
The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.
Watch this video to learn about how you can volunteer with The Salvation Army!
The Salvation Army offers social services and recreational programs with the goal of addressing specific physical, emotional, spiritual, and social needs of each family, individual, child/youth, or elderly person. Services provided include, but not limited to: emergency food shelves, school supply programs, rental/utility assistance, educational programs, outreach to the homeless, family and youth camping, community center programs, Christmas assistance programs, nursing home visitations, corrections programs, and disaster services.
Homeless & Housing
Wed Sep 30, 2020 - Tue Dec 29, 2020
This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.