Jobs in the Field

Last Updated: November 21, 2016

California

Post date: 11/4/16
Volunteer Operations Coordinator
San Francisco
Work must be done on site.

The Public Programs Volunteer Operations Coordinator serves as the primary contact for PP volunteers. The PPVOC is responsible for providing volunteers with a positive and rewarding experience, and ensuring that volunteers provide Academy guests with quality engagements and activities that inspire and educate. Public Programs volunteers include docents, special event volunteers, early childhood volunteers, Naturalist Center volunteers, and other programs that may be developed in the future. This position works collaboratively with staff, volunteers, and other departments to develop and coordinate a variety of volunteer activities on the public floor, in the Naturalist Center, and behind the scenes with Public Programs staff.

For more information:

Visit http://www.calacademy.org/careers to review the full description and complete an online application.

Oklahoma

Post date: 11/18/16
Volunteer Center Peak Coordinator
OKC
Work must be done on site.

SUMMARY: Supervises volunteer workers and provides direction, coordination, and consultation for all volunteer activities. This is a part time position and is predicated on the needs of the volunteer center as it relates to volunteer scheduling and peak demands

For more information:

To be considered for any of the job openings, you must submit a cover letter, resume and complete the online application.

There is currently nothing posted here.

Utah

Post date: 11/10/16
Volunteer Services Specialist Partner
Salt Lake City
Work must be done on site.

Volunteer Services is the department within the Red Cross that seeks to assist all employees to effectively train, enable, use, and work with volunteers to accomplish the Red Cross mission, to recruit volunteers and work with staff to retain volunteer workforce, and to support all volunteers through their volunteer life cycle and beyond.

Work alongside current staff members to gain hands on experience in volunteer needs assessment, recruitment, intake, screening, training, on-boarding, recognition, promotion, data maintenance, and volunteer exit. Position available will be lead over two chapters – Salt Lake City area and Provo area.

For more information:

Please submit a resume and cover letter to Natalee Kasmiskie, Volunteer Services Specialist at natalee.kasmiskie@redcross.org. Direct any questions to 801-323-7010 or natalee.kasmiskie@redcross.org

New York

Post date: 9/14/16
Globah Health Volunteer Intern
New York
Work must be done on site.

CMMB’s Volunteer Program facilitates year-round opportunities for students and professionals to serve in our New York City office where they contribute to vital operational and programmatic projects in support of our global health initiatives. We have worked with thousands of interns and volunteers who help to develop and implement community health interventions, conduct research, develop communications content and build our donor base, and provide critical administrative support to the diverse teams in our offices. The ultimate goal of CMMB's Volunteer Program is to support our New York departments, country teams and local partners by finding meaningful placements for interns and volunteers who are committed to supporting a pattern of sustainable development. In addition, our International Volunteer Program addresses the critical need for professionals in South Sudan, Zambia, Kenya, Peru, and Haiti in areas that lack sufficient resources for quality preventive and curative health services, especially for women and children.

For more information:

Location: 100 Wall Street, 9th Floor, New York City, NY 10005 USA Term: 3 – 12 Months

Conditions:

  • Unpaid
  • College/university credit available
  • Part-time, Flexible schedules - Office hours: Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm EST

Contact & Application: Apply online at www.cmmb.org/volunteer Email: volunteer@cmmb.org Phone: 212-242-7757

Specific requirements vary based on position. General Requirements and Qualifications: 

  • Relevant degree or coursework
  • Familiarity and interest in global health issues, especially maternal and child health
  • Commitment to CMMB’s mission, vision and values
  • Ability to work collaboratively and professionally while navigating cultural and language barriers
  • Ability to be flexible and prioritize projects and tasks effectively; self-starter; takes initiative
  • Problem solver, able to identify needs, and develop solutions
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills
  • Adaptable and flexible
  • Proficiency in English; strong communication skills
  • Spanish, French or Creole Fluency required for interpretation/translation positions

Virginia

Post date: 6/8/16
Non-Profit Management
Alexandria
Work must be done on site.

YoKid is committed to fostering positive role models and leaders in the community. Each year YoKid welcomes undergraduate students, recent college grads and graduate students to join our team for 6 or 12 months. Interns commit 15 hours each week in the office and are eligible for practicum/course credits along with unlimited monthly yoga passes at our partner local studio. Gain an understanding of the day-to-day operations of a small non profit. Ideal for someone who is self-directed, responsible, interested in office management and demonstrates a strong interest in community building, yoga and children’s health. 

Interns will gain skills to:

  • Assist with community partner outreach
  • Maintain regular communication with volunteers via google groups and social media
  • Promote events/workshops (including the Marine Corps Marathon, Yoga-thon, and the National Kids Yoga Conference) and represent YoKid in community events 
  • Work with staff to manage volunteer office hours, recruitment, mat distribution and resource library
For more information:

For more information about our internships, or to apply, email cover letter and resume to Ltashjian@yokid.org.

Post date: 6/8/16
Event Planner
Alexandria
Work must be done on site.

YoKid is committed to fostering positive role models and leaders in the community. Each year YoKid welcomes undergraduate students, recent college grads and graduate students to join our team for 6 or 12 months. Interns commit 15 hours each week in the office and are eligible for practicum/course credits along with unlimited monthly yoga passes at our partner local studio. Work with staff to organize and promote workshops/trainings, outreach events, fundraisers and community building socials. Ideal for someone who is highly organized, outgoing, flexible and interested in gaining experience in nonprofit event management/planning. Interns will learn to:

  • Regularly document events and team meetings, internally and on social media
  • Organize/plan volunteer events and team building opportunities
  • Support the work of the National Kids Conference team preparation
For more information:

For more information about our internships, or to apply, email cover letter and resume to Ltashjian@yokid.org.

Arizona

Post date: 3/28/16
Interm
Phoenix
Work can be done remotely.

The position will be involved in the day to day management of this all volunteer organization which may include: Board Governance, Volunteer Engagement, Volunteer Intake, Volunteer Placement, Volunteer Retention, and Fundraising. Preference is for an intern who has been impacted by cancer as a survivor, a caregiver, a family member, a friend or having worked in the field.

Position responsibilities may include:

  • Board Governance
  • Attending Board meetings
  • Updating and/or developing Board policies
  • Preparing volunteer statistics for monthly Board Meetings
  • Creating attractive fundraising communications such as: invitations, newsletter announcements and emails
  • Assisting in developing event specific volunteer service description
  • Contributing to “Lessons Learned” after events
  • Participating in identifying grant opportunities and grant writing
  • Updating and/or developing and implementing grant outcome measures

California

Post date: 2/9/16
Volunteer Coordination Intern
San Francisco
Work must be done on site.

This internship supports the Presidio Trust Volunteer Program under the direction of the Presidio Trust Volunteer & Internship Program Manager. Through its Volunteer Program, the Presidio Trust engages thousands of volunteers each year in a variety of opportunities to support the Presidio. Working as part of a team, the intern will assist with all aspects of volunteer engagement.

Start Date: Late March or early April
Length of Position: 10 months, ends January 2017
Schedule: 40 hours per week, Tuesday - Saturday schedule. Some evenings and occasional Sundays and holidays.
Stipend: $300 every two weeks; Free housing; Transportation benefit.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Commitment to volunteerism and community service
  • Previous experience as a volunteer or working with volunteers desired
  • Detail-oriented and organized
  • Strong interpersonal and public speaking skills
  • Enjoy working with a diverse community of people of all ages
  • Positive attitude and ability to work with a professional demeanor as part of a team
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Computer experience in Microsoft Office and Excel
  • Experience with photography, video production and graphic design desired
  • Comfortable working both outdoors and indoors
  • Must be a US Citizen and at least 21 years old
  • Must possess a valid State driver’s license
  • Bilingual a plus
For more information:

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and contact information (including full name, title, phone number and email address) for at least two references by email to Jenny McIlvaine at interns@presidiotrust.gov. PDF format is preferred but Microsoft Word versions are acceptable.

Massachusetts

Post date: 1/3/16
Volunteer co-ordination liaison
Arlington
Work can be done remotely.

Orient new volunteers to your local Green-Rainbow party (GRP) chapter, if any, or join them in starting one. Serve as a liaison between your local GRP chapter and the Membership, Diversity & Volunteer Recruitment Committee(MD&VRC) at monthly MD&VRC phone meetings on the 1st Tuesday evening of each month. Commit to and accomplish various committee tasks participate in working group and local chapter meetings. Invite and assist potential members to join, encourage diverse members to join, and invite and integrate new volunteers into your local chapter.

The Membership, Diversity, & Volunteer Recruitment Committee helps to:

  • Build the party membership and integrate volunteers into ongoing work
  • Provide local chapters with assistance in expanding their membership and improving their organizing efforts
  • Provide up-to-date materials for organizing locally, tabling at events, and registering new people in the party
  • Give local chapters access to training classes on organizing and membership development
  • Find experienced organizers who will work with locals to improve their organizing
  • Increase the diversity of the general party membership and promote, encourage, and recruit diversity into the leadership of the party.
For more information:

Please fill out the form at: http://www.green-rainbow.org/volunteer

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