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Strategic Recruitment Intern

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The Salvation Army

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The Salvation Army
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Strategic Recruitment Intern

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.

Specific Duties

  1. Research organizations and institutions in Twin Cities metro and identify key contacts for outreach
  2. Assist Community Engagement Associate in targeted volunteer recruitment and outreach via email and phone
  3. Assist in developing recruitment plan with specific messaging to churches, businesses, schools, civic groups, etc.
  4. Other administrative duties related to volunteer recruitment and tracking as assigned

Qualifications Sought

  1. Previous experience, education or interest in nonprofits, volunteerism, recruitment, or research
  2. Experience and/or high comfort level with performing cold calls and emails for recruitment
  3. Ability to organize time and work independently, follow directions and complete tasks in an effective manner
  4. Computer skills, particularly Microsoft Office Applications
  5. Access to computer and ability to conduct external internet research
  6. Knowledge of local organizations, civic groups and institutions in the Twin Cities helpful, but not required

Training Provided

  1. Volunteer Orientation; other project-related training


  1. Remote position, ability to work from anywhere with internet and computer access
  2. Opportunity to contribute to an annual fundraiser that helps equip families, combat addiction, provide housing, empower youth, overcome poverty, and more
  3. Satisfaction of helping The Salvation Army build meaningful, impactful relationships to benefit the local community for years to come
  4. Opportunity to work at a well-known non-profit organization
  5. Develop internal and external communication skills
  6. Gain leadership skills, for school credit if needed
  7. Letters of reference or recommendation

Opportunity start and end dates: September - December 2020

Schedule (days, times/shifts): 10 hours per week; flexible times

Length of Commitment: Approx. 3 months

Location: Remote; headquartered at 2445 Prior Avenue North, Roseville, MN 55113

Supervisor: Jessica Raboin, Community Engagement Associate, 651-746-3424

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About The Salvation Army


2445 Prior Ave. N, Roseville, MN 55113, US

Mission Statement

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.


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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.


  • Strategic Planning
  • Recruiting
  • Community Outreach
  • Networking
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible, approx. 10 hours/week

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