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Internships in Volunteer Management
Ongoing and short-term internships
(volunteer, stipended or paid) to build volunteer management skills
while supporting an actul volunteer program. Scroll down to see international opportunities. Also check our jobs listings.
Last posting 17 May 2013
Summer Volunteer Coordinator Internship - Harrisburg, VA
Summer internship in Harrisonburg, VA, for a Volunteer Coordinator. Gain experience in volunteer recruitment, training, and support. This is an opportunity to work alongside two experienced nonprofit managers in a small, culturally diverse community in the interesting and rewarding field of adult literacy. Monthly stipend of $500 provided for the right candidate. May through August, start and stop dates are flexible.
Contact Elizabeth Girvan at firstname.lastname@example.org
Removal Date 6/25/2013
Guest and Volunteer Services Internship, Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis MO
The Guest and Volunteer Services internship will provide plenty of practical experience working in the tourist industry and managing a diverse group of volunteers. Interns will assist the Guest Services Coordinator with greeting and assisting guests, meeting group sales and education classes, maintenance of the facility, and answering questions from guests about all aspects of the Butterfly House. Interns will be actively involved in recruitment and training of new volunteers, volunteer scheduling, and supervision of our volunteers. Human resources issues will be covered as they relate to volunteers. ADA issues that relate to volunteers and customer needs will be addressed as well.
Excellent communication skills
Interest in working with people
Coursework in communications, public relations and/or management
Ability to work some weekends
140 hours minimum commitment (will adjust to meet school requirements)
2.5 cumulative GPA
High school seniors entering college in the fall are accepted on a case-by-case basis.
Internship dates: (3½ months)
Summer: May – mid-August (application deadline: April 1)
Fall: September – mid-December (application deadline: July 15)
Spring: mid-January – April (application deadline: November 15)
Hours: part time/20 hours per week; full time/37.5 hours per week
Apply now by emailing a cover letter, resume and Intern Application (www.butterflyhouse.org)
Removal Date 7/29/2013
Membership Coordinator Intern, Globe, AZ
Globe Active Adult Center is searching for a Membership Coordinator Intern. This position will work directly with the Center Director to recruit, orient new volunteers, train, and evaluate the opportunities and volunteers. We value customer service oriented, motivated, and computer savvy individuals and are willing to train. Start date will be within 30 days of applicant acceptance and will be about six months, depending on the learning curve.
Removal Date 10/04/2013
HR/Volunteer Management Intern, Clearwater Marine Aquarium, Clearwater, FL
The primary role of the HR/Volunteer Management Intern is to assist with the design, implementation, and management of the HR/Volunteer program.
Removal Date 12/31/2013
Museum Management Intern
Salvador Dali Museum, St. Petersburg, FL
Join the Salvador Dali Museum (St. Petersburg, FL) as an intern in museum management which includes volunteer programing for the Fall, Spring, or Summer Semesters. The museum contains the largest comprehensive collection of the artist's work outside of Spain and boasts and international visitor roster. Go to www.thedali.org and select Get Involved/Internships for more information the 10-12 week unpaid opportunities. Internships are also available in education, museum development, videography/social media, hospitality, and finance. Deadlines for submission of applications are:
July 1, 2013 for Fall 2013,
November 1, 2013 for Spring 2014,
March 1, 2014 for Summer 2014. To apply, complete the application, essay, and submit 2 letters of recommendation and your school transcript. Internships are open to college students only.
Removal Date 3/10/2014
Volunteer Coordinator Internship (part-time)
Aurora Regional Fire Museum, Aurora, Illinois
We are a small history museum located in a Chicago suburb very near the Metra train station. The Volunteer Coordinator will develop this new position from the ground up. Work with the Executive Director and Curator to develop a needs assessment; recruit from a list of those willing to give time; interview, match skills and interests; feed and nurture the volunteers, and not be afraid to roll-up your sleeves and work along side the volunteers. At the conclusion of the Internship, leave an up-and-running program for the museum. To apply, contact us through our website www.AuroraRegionalFireMuseum.org or e-mail address ARFMinfo@aol.com.
Removal Date: none, ongoing
Starlight Starbright Children's Foundation
Semester or year-long unpaid internship opportunity available in volunteer management. Interns gain valuable experience in volunteer management and non profit organizations. www.starlight-washington.org. For more information, please contact Starlight Starbright Washington State, 425.861.7827 ext 104.
Volunteer role--excellent learning opportunity for the right person. Engage in relationships at all levels while fulfilling the mission and vision of the organization. Specific Duties: Engage volunteers at the board and management levels to provide timely and quality information on behalf of the organization; work with current board and advisory council members on candidate recruitment and retention; develop national, regional and local relationships with pet welfare organizations; in concert with the Associate Deputy Executive Directors of Volunteer Management, maintain a flow of potential candidates for management and senior level volunteer positions; manage the senior volunteer management staff; manage the operational budget; provide oversight and continuity for The Meow Bow Wow Fund; make recommendations to the board on operational and management issues; attend quarterly board meetings via teleconference. Resources to support this role: mentoring program (from the Board of Directors); paid training, volunteer management staff; intern (from the Internship Program). Submit a letter of inquiry and resume to: WellPetUSA, Inc., Executive Director Search, by fax 267-604-0247 or email email@example.com
Program Intern, Summer Foundations
New Leaders for New Schools
New Leaders for New Schools seeks six to eight individuals to serve as Program Interns during Summer Foundations institute. Foundations is a five-week training program designed to equip residents with knowledge and skills necessary to successfully lead and manage an urban public school. Please visit our website: www./tbe.taleo.net/NA3/ats/careers
Work with the Volunteer Program Manager to develop and create new and innovative volunteer opportunities at an elder services agency.
Contact: Lynn M. Santiago-Calling, 617-522-6700, Ext. 323, or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Newark Reading Is Fundamental,
Newark, New Jersey
Provide leadership for a national pilot project of Reading Is Fundamental linking service learning with literacy.
Contact: William "Chip" Madsen, Director, 973-484-0142
Volunteer Management Intern
Hospice of Philadelphia
Ongoing unpaid internships available in Program Administration. Interns receive mentoring and invaluable work experience including recruitment, training, and supporting hospice volunteers working in a non-profit home healthcare setting.
Contact: Elayne Aion, Coordinator of Volunteer Resources, 215-581-2360 or EAion@VNAPhilly.org.
New York, New York
Assist with creative projects, research, outreach, community organizing, theatrical pageant and arts. Learn community organizing and event production. Conduct neighborhood community outreach and research. Design and create puppets, for pageants.
Contact: Earth Celebrations, 638 East 6th Street, New York, NY 10009, (212) 777-7969, e-mail: email@example.com
Volunteer-Community Outreach Intern
National Multiple Sclerosis Society - Gateway Area Chapter
St. Louis, Missouri
The Volunteer Community Outreach Intern will work with the Volunteer Community Outreach Department to administer the 1,200 plus volunteers the agency utilizes. The intern will assist with the recruitment, screening, and administration of the volunteer processes. Additional duties include the planning and execution of volunteer recognition programs, writing elements for the volunteer newsletter, and the management of volunteers throughout the event season. To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to the National MS Society in attention to:
Amanda Haught, Volunteer-Community Outreach Coordinator
1867 Lackland Hill Parkway, St. Louis, MO 63146
fax: (314) 781-1440
Program Assistant Internship
Women In Community Service (WICS)
Kansas City, Missouri
Program Assistant Interns will have the opportunity to learn about volunteer management while assisting with a mentoring program which provides support for young women facing multiple barriers to success.
Contact: For more information, contact Alison Admire, Program Specialist, 1100 Main Street, Ste 1010, Kansas City, MO 64105, firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-800-876-9427.
The Health Trust
San Jose, California
The Health Trust's Meals On Wheels program offers an unpaid internship in the area of volunteer management. The intern will work directly with the Director of Meals On Wheels and the Manager of Volunteer Services to recruit and support the volunteer program. Volunteers bring hot meals to the doorsteps of homebound seniors and disabled adults between the hours of 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Sports and Arts In Schools Foundation
Long Island City, New York
Responsible for recruitment, placement, training, retention and record keeping of our volunteer tutors/mentors. Please submit a resume via email.
Contact: Johanna De Jesus, JohannaDeJesus@aol.com Program Director, I.S. 125Q Champions Academics, Sports and Arts Club--Room 312-A
46-02 47th Avenue, Woodside, New York 11377
Eden Alternative Intern
Elim Care Center
Fargo, North Dakota
Empower Residents and others to volunteer! Working with volunteer program in SNF/Asst.Living. Plants, animals, and kids help combat loneliness, helplessness, and boredom with companionship, giving care, and spontaneity.
Contact: Mr.Y.P.Girdhar, Owner & CEO, "Vishal House"
11-5-411(new MC 293), Red Hills, Hyderabad - 500 004
Andhra Pradesh, India, Ph No.s 91-40-23390882, 91-40-55788232, Mobitel 91-40-5506957, cell 91-40-9848060957
Friends of the Kennedy Center/Volunteer Management Intern
The Kennedy Center
The Friends of the Kennedy Center represents 550 volunteers who serve in many capacities. The intern gains experience in recruiting, training, and supervising volunteer. Stipend of $800 per month provided. Contact: Jennifer Schmidt, Internship Program Coordinator Kennedy Center Washington, DC 20566 Phone: (202) 416-8821 Fax: (202) 416-8853 JLSchmidt@kennedy-center.org http://www.kennedy-center.org/vilarinstitute/internships
Volunteer Management - Rising Stars Intern
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
Serves as a key link in communication with youth volunteers, assists with coordination of volunteers at special events, and execution of the Rising Star program. Complete description at www.omsi.edu. Contact: Helen Edwards, Recruiter, Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
Organization Development Coordinator - St. Jude's Army - Limbe, South West Region, Cameroon
Saint Judes Army is in need of Organization Development Coordinator in its endeavor to enhance the organization capacity and development. Volunteer qualifications are not very much considered but ideally, a volunteer should have a minimum of high school diploma.
In addition, volunteers with basic knowledge and skills in resource acquisition and development, written communication and ability to write clear structural/persuasive proposals are of an added advantage.
Responsibilities will be shared with the program director including among others; 1. Conducting activities required to prepare, submit and manage grant proposals for public and private funders as well as major gifts acquisition 2. Performing prospect research on foundations, corporations and public resources to identify and evaluate prospective funders 3. Assist the organization with overall planning and implementation of projects/activities
International volunteers are required to meet program/placement fee .
contact us: email@example.com
Removal Date 10/12/2013
PROJECT 100. An Opportunity to Coordinate Young People!
SOLS 24/7 is calling upon all changemakers out there for our Project 100 which will allow passionate, motivated and interesting volunteers from around the globe to come and make a difference as influential teachers! A campaign stemming from SOLS 24/7 s educational programs, we believe that every underprivileged youth is entitled to a free and unique education which we provide throughout Southeast Asia, culminating in over 90 community centres in six countries. As a changemaker, you will be part of our 100 committed volunteers to teach English, life skills and assume leadership roles throughout these community centres for one unforgettable year. You will have the power to change lives and forge cherished bonds with the students and people around you. Don t wait any longer for this service you ve always wanted to do! Apply now and get the best experience of your life!
Malaysia, Cambodia, East Timor, Thailand, Laos
Danutcha Catriona Singh
Program Coordinator (Malaysia)
Length of Internship
Minimum of 12 Months commitment, including
1 months of teaching training in Malaysia
3 months probationary period
Sensitive to different religions and culture.
Excellent English reading, writing and speaking.
Confident, flexible, responsible and motivated.
High levels of integrity and solid moral behavior.
Preferably aged 23 and above.
Preferably holding a higher education degree.
Duties and Responsibilities
The intern is expected to perform the following tasks:
Planning and preparing classes and group courses.
Follow the curriculum, teaching material and Teaching according to the educational needs of pupils assigned to him/her.
Setting and marking of work to be carried by pupils in and out of class.
To assess and report the development, progress and attainment of pupils.
To promote the progress and well-being of individual pupils assigned to him/her.
To provide guidance to pupils on both educational and personal matters.
To give students advice on future careers including information about sources of expert advice on specific subjects.
To engage in the social development of the community.
To help building schools and community centers.
Undertake other community development works.
To jointly conduct community work with SOLS 24/7 as and when appropriate.
To participate in formal and non-formal functions for the institute.
Any other necessary tasks as requested by his/her supervisor.
Malaysia:No. 10 & 12-1, Jalan 8/38A, Taman Sri Sinar, Segambut, 51200, Kuala Lumpur
T: +6019 6688 442
Removal Date 10/24/2013
Volunteer Service Coordinator - Ghana
Women Watch International has a volunteer vacancy for a volunteer service coordinator. The intern will be responsible in negotiating with organizations such as school to send volunteers to Women Watch International. Please send a detailed C.V. to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Removal Date: December 31, 2012
The International Humanity Foundation - Kenya or Thailand
Looking for a volunteer management opportunity? The International Humanity Foundation needs your expertise and vigour to direct our children's home!
The International Humanity Foundation (IHF) is seeking forward-thinking, dynamic graduates to contribute to our children's home in Thailand. IHF has grown over the past 25 years under the visionary leadership of Carol Sasaki (CEO) and the dedication of thousands of volunteers from around the world.
IHF is distinct from other NGOs in this field as we practice the Pass it on ethos in marginalized regions. We offer the privilege of education to those who without our organization could not reach it. IHF has no central headquarters, as each center is a product of its environment and follows the cultural code and norms of its host country. IHF volunteers teach English, computer and math classes as well as maintaining relationships with local staff and the local population at every centre. In addition to teaching, our organization's volunteers engage in:
- Public relations
- Project experts (i.e., Peace farm and food relief initiatives)
At the centers, directors divide their time between teaching and nurturing the children and working on international tasks. All directors manage one or more of our international task teams such as university relations, photography, fundraising and media. Special projects constantly arise and include moving food during famine feeds to monitoring children during breaks. Our center directors have a lot of say in what they do and must possess excellent time management skills.
Those who are secure without the comforts of home gain the most from this valuable opportunity. Although we are mainly seeking those with the above expertise, IHF is willing to consider those with transferrable skills if you can demonstrate them during our application process. Fluency in English, both written and spoken is essential. Those interested in volunteering at an IHF centre are required to complete a level of pre-trip duties in order to gain an understanding of how grassroots organizations function.
Salary / Pay: IHF is a voluntary organization in the greatest sense of the term. Nobody is paid a wage from top to bottom. Directors must commit to serve at least a year at the center. Basic accommodation and food is provided by by IHF.Please take the time to familiarize yourself further with our organization -www.ihfonline.org. If you have any questions at this time, feel free to e-mail one of our helpful volunteers - email@example.com If you're ready to apply please send a copy of your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. We are currently accepting applications for start dates from September 2011.
Team Leader - Art in Tanzania
Art in Tanzania is an NGO operating in several locations in Tanzania. The main focus areas are e.g. education, orphan care, HIV awereness and so on.
Team leader will assist the management and develop our community program. Tasks can include for example:
-organizing activities for volunteers
-contact new volunteers and give orintation
-assisting in budgeting and logistics
Team leader is required to work at least 3 months. Flights are self-funded. Art in Tanzania will refund visa and work permit. Accommodation and food are provided.
Contact our team leader Sandra for more information as soon as possible: email@example.com
Track of the Tiger
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Our organization has been operating in the tourism industry for over 20 years. We are seeking a young, confident and enthusiastic intern to assist in the running of outdoor activities, team building, community projects, English-camps and special events. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pilcopat, Peru (Cultural section of Manu Biosphere Reserve)
The primary objective of the project is to support the local education system and increase the standard of living in these communities. Duties: The volunteer coordinator will be in charge of recruiting volunteers, coordinating volunteer activities and maintaining and developing relationships with communities and other NGOs or projects in the area. Requirements: Fluency in English and Spanish. Be capable of working, living and running the daily activities of the program on his/her own, as well as being able to listen, cooperate and share with the volunteers, communities and the administration. Minimum time commitment is 1 to 2 years. Start date end of November 2007. Volunteer position. For more information please email email@example.com or visit our website at www.paititiperu.com/volunteering.htm
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