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MULTIPLE DISTRICT 16 LIONS CLUBS INTERNATIONAL INC

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The state office of New Jersey Lions Clubs is seeking qualified undergraduate students to serve as interns for the Spring 2022 and Summer 2022 terms.

Organization Description:
New Jersey Lions Clubs are the state organization for Lions Clubs International - the world’s largest service club organization with a footprint in 217 countries and geographical areas. Since the chartering of the first club in New Jersey in 1920, Lions have grown to an organization of 175+ local clubs with membership exceeding 4,000. Lions support a wide array of causes across the Garden State, including vision, hunger, the environment, pediatric cancer, diabetes, youth, and individuals with special needs. As an organization, we believe in empowering youth to further humanitarian causes and positively impact their local, state, and international communities.

Job Description:New Jersey Lions are looking for interns to work remotely out of our office in Bridgewater, NJ. Interns will gain insight into the day-to-day operations of a non-profit organization, increase the impact of humanitarian service benefitting hundreds of thousands of New Jerseyans each year, and develop valuable professional skills.

Students of all majors are welcomed to apply. Strong writing skills are preferred.

During the term, interns will:

  • Work with a diverse team to help with the administration of Lions clubs across the state
  • Receive personal mentorship from leadership in the state office
  • Develop content for public relations and social media
  • Apply critical thinking and solid communications skills to explore avenues for innovation in humanitarian service
  • Immerse themselves in the operations of a large non-profit organization to better service communities across New Jersey

Qualifications:

  • Full time student at an accredited university
  • Reliable, self-starter that can work under minimal supervision
  • Detail-oriented and creative with strong organizational, interpersonal, and multitasking skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated passion for community engagement
  • Thorough working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and social media
  • Ability to work 15 hours per week remotely throughout the term with access to broadband internet

Application Guidelines:

To be considered an applicant must submit a complete application form at https://bit.ly/NJLionsInternApp which includes the following documents:

  1. A cover letter that specifies your career interest and availability during the specific session
  2. A resume that lists your most relevant and updated profile and contact information
  3. Samples of writing work. (File size limit: 10 MB. If larger, send a link in the cover letter)

Why join New Jersey Lions?
New Jersey Lions have a wide array of projects and activities catering to the needs of our local communities using our global resources. This internship will empower you to make a difference in the lives of New Jerseyans.

Interns may receive academic credit or community service hours if arrangements are made between New Jersey Lions and the intern’s school. It is the student’s responsibility to research the requirements, work with the supervising director to tailor the internship, and ensure that appropriate forms are completed if they wish to receive academic credits from their respective institutions.

Timeline

The internship program is open throughout the year and we accept applications on a rolling basis. Considering college academic calendars, each session generally runs between the following months, though this may be adjusted depending on your availability:

  • Winter/Spring: January - June
  • Summer/Fall: July - December

It is recommended that you send in your application as soon as possible.

Scheduling requirements
Interns are expected to work at least 15 hours across a minimum of 2 days each week. Since the internship will be remote, the state office will be flexible and will accommodate academic scheduling. Interns must be available for at least 3 hours each week during business hours.

For general inquiries, email or call our office at mahesh.chitnis@njlions.org or (732) 800-2273.

New Jersey Lions are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to fair employment regardless of any condition protected by law or otherwise.

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About MULTIPLE DISTRICT 16 LIONS CLUBS INTERNATIONAL INC

Location:

991 US 22 SUITE200, BRIDGEWATER, NJ 08807, US

Mission Statement

To empower Lions clubs, volunteers, and partners to improve health and well-being, strengthen communities, and support those in need through humanitarian services and grants that impact lives globally, and encourage peace and international understanding.

Description

Lions Clubs International is the world’s largest service club organization with close to 1.4 million members across 50,000 local clubs in 217 countries and geographical areas. With their motto of "We Serve", Lions have ventured to take on the challenge of humanitarian service wherever their services are required, taking great pride in saying that "Where there’s a need, there’s a Lion".

Since the chartering of the first club in New Jersey in 1920, Lions have grown to an organization of 175+ local clubs with membership exceeding 4,000. Lions support a wide array of causes across the Garden State, including vision, hunger, the environment, pediatric cancer, diabetes, youth, and individuals with special needs.

Working with local partners, New Jersey Lions serve more than 200,000 people each year.

Lions provide more than just humanitarian service. Through their partners-in-service in the Leo Club Program, Lions’ youth program, they are able to positively impact the lives of young people through servant leadership.

New Jersey Lions carry on a proud tradition of humanitarian service but are always adapting to meet the needs of the present time. New Jersey Lions are mobilized to meet needs during humanitarian crises, including the aftermath of the September 11th attacks, Hurricane Sandy, and the COVID-19 pandemic. Lions across the world hope for a future where no person - man, woman, or child - suffers from an unmet humanitarian need.

Community
International
Media & Broadcasting

WHEN

Sat Jan 15, 2022 - Fri Apr 15, 2022

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Administrative Support
  • Community Outreach
  • Internet Research
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • Teens

REQUIREMENTS

  • 16 hours/week

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