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.
Internship for Volunteer Management, SAFEHOME, Overland Park, KS
SAFEHOME is Johnson County, KS' only comprehensive provider of free services to victims of domestic violence and partner abuse. Volunteers at SAFEHOME add quality and value to every program. People inerested in interning with the Volunteer Manager will gain hands-on experience involving recruitment, retention,committee dynamics, special events planning, risk managment, staff-volunteer relationships, and the importance and impact volunteers bring to a non-profit agency. Applicants contact Susan Lebovitz, Volunteer Manager, o/o SAFEHOME, PO Box 4563, Overland Park, KS 66204. To learn about SAFEHOME, go to www.safehome-ks.org. Removal Date: 04/01/2015
Development, Fundraising, Grant Writing (UNPAID INTERNSHIP) Everybody Dance Now! Chicago (EDN!C)
Location: Though the position is possible to do via telecommuting, an applicant in Chicago, Illinois is preferred.
The position will be about 5 hours per week beginning as soon as possible and we would like to recruit someone from either a non profit, hospitality, business, communication, or marketing experience. Previous grant writing experience is strongly preferred. Application Requirements: Resume, Writing sample (needs to be no longer than a page), Answer the following questions:
What is your experience in the non profit world? What is your experience, if any, with grant writing? Why do you want to volunteer your time with us? How long are you looking to volunteer? How much time/week are you looking to devote to this volunteer position? How much do you know about Everybody Dance Now! Chicago?
Optional Application Materials: Cover Letter. One strong reference. Contact: Sophia Horwich, Founder/Director 847 602 5374 firstname.lastname@example.org, www.ednchicago.org, www.facebook.com/ednchicago Removal Date: when filled
Volunteer Department Intern (UNPAID INTERNSHIP)
The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, PA
The Volunteer Department intern will have the opportunity to learn how a Volunteer Program is managed from recruitment to placement to recognition. This is a great opportunity for students looking for experience in Volunteer Management, Human Resources or Event Coordination. Intern will assist with the following: Assist with administrative tasks as assigned, including filing, data-entry and copying; Organize and replenish orientation materials; Assist with recruiting and orientation process by checking references, processing background checks, and inputting new volunteers into database; Recruit and schedule volunteers for the Philadelphia Science Festival, scheduled to take place April 24 – May 2, 2015. Intern must be available all day on Saturday, May 2, 2015 for the PSF Science Carnival.; Assist with planning of Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon; Other projects as assigned. Please contact Jamie Collier, Director of Volunteer Programs at The Franklin Institute, at email@example.com or 215-448-1163. Removal Date:1/31/15
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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: email@example.com
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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, email@example.com 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
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
Volunteers, Jazzba Foundation, India
Jazzba foundation, is an NGO for youth development and women empowerment,
focusing equal attention to all the other sectors of the society..
You can call @ +91 9828770374
E mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteer Innovative Social Centre, Nepal
The work varies: orphanage, monastery teaching, animal care, old age home, disable care, organic farming, construction work, medical internship and many more.
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.
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