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Community Engagement Intern

Tuesday, September 5th from 10:00am to Friday, December 15th, 2017 5:00pm

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Close DateAny time before the event ends or when space runs out.
Age Limit18 and up
Description

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT INTERN

Fall 2017


Global Village Project is an accredited, non-profit middle school serving refugee young women ages 11-18 who have experienced interrupted or limited education. The Community Engagement Intern will support the Community Engagement Associate (CEA) in improving management systems for volunteer program and community partnerships. In Fall 2017, the internship will focus on: monitoring volunteer activity and reporting volunteer hours, data management in the Salesforce CRM database; assisting with recruiting volunteers and planning for Connecting Communities Walk; assisting with event planning for Volunteer Appreciation events; communicating with volunteers and partners. Our commitment is to help this intern gain experience in several aspects of community engagement through volunteer and partnership management, data management, communications, and event planning, and to provide the opportunity for this intern to take a leadership roles in planning one of our annual special events.

Intern responsibilities may include:

  • Entering volunteer hours into Salesforce NPSP and ensuring volunteer activity is recorded weekly and reported to CEA each month

  • Assisting the CEA and Development Manager with planning and executing duties for Connecting Communities Walk

  • Helping to recruit and train volunteers for Connecting Communities Walk

  • Collaborating with CEA and other interns to plan Volunteer Appreciation events: one at the beginning of school-year and one in conjunction with Georgia Gives Day

  • Preparing and sending acknowledgements, updates, and reminders to volunteers and partners through email communications

  • Researching volunteer management software, volunteer program evaluation tools, and creating and editing content and materials for volunteer trainings

  • Accompanying CEA to represent GVP at meetings and events in the wider community

  • Other duties as assigned

Specific schedule requirements: Minimum of 12 hours per week preferably spread across 3 days, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or as needed. Occasionally this intern may be asked to attend events outside of traditional business hours.

Required qualifications:

  • Experience in community engagement and interest in volunteer management

  • Familiarity with data entry in Salesforce or another CRM database

  • Meticulous and detail oriented, with the ability to self-monitor for mistakes and troubleshoot

  • Self-starter who will take ownership of a project and initiate tasks

  • Works well with others in a team

  • Proficiency with computers, particularly Google Drive and Microsoft Office Suite

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with event planning

  • Previous experience working with refugees or in any multicultural environment

  • Prior experience or willingness to learn social media management tools (Hootsuite) and graphic design tools such as Canva

Interested persons should send resume and contact Teni-Ola Ogunjobi, Community Engagement Associate, Global Village Project, taogunjobi@globalvillageproject.org.

**This is an unpaid internship. Intern positions are open until filled. College credit can be arranged.

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Requirements
Required qualifications:
Experience in community engagement and interest in volunteer management
Familiarity with data entry in Salesforce or another CRM database
Meticulous and detail oriented, with the ability to self-monitor for mistakes and troubleshoot
Self-starter who will take ownership of a project and initiate tasks
Works well with others in a team
Proficiency with computers, particularly Google Drive and Microsoft Office Suite
Preferred qualifications:
Experience with event planning
Previous experience working with refugees or in any multicultural environment
Prior experience or willingness to learn social media management tools (Hootsuite) and graphic design tools such as Canva

Interested persons should send resume and contact Teni-Ola Ogunjobi, Community Engagement Associate, Global Village Project, taogunjobi@globalvillageproject.org.
**This is an unpaid internship. Intern positions are open until filled. College credit can be arranged.
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Start: Tue, Sep 05, 10:00AM
End: Fri, Dec 15, 5:00PM
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