The Volunteer Management Internship is an exciting opportunity to engage with our extensive volunteer network, manage events, support recruitment/vetting of new members, and lead communications in a rapidly expanding global nonprofit organization! He/she will gain valuable knowledge of outreach, engagement, and communications, including outreach to community members, volunteer interviews, database management, and representing the organization at external events virtually.
Duties and responsibilities
Responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):
● Assist in outreach, vetting, communications and recruitment of current and prospective volunteers who are interested in becoming a Selection Board Member, Local Ambassadors or Nominator Network
● Interview and thoroughly vet prospective volunteers
● Improve and edit training materials
● Create new ways to engage and leverage our growing volunteer network
● Support various volunteer virtual events: training events, networking events, etc.
● Attend possible conferences and represent Atlas Corps at external events
● Assist in database management of volunteers in Salesforce
● Monitor and answer emails related to volunteer communications.
● Earned or working toward a Bachelor’s degree
● Excellent written and oral communication skills
● Ability to work independently, establish priorities, meet deadlines, and manage a variety of tasks with accuracy and efficiency.
● Strong interpersonal and cross-cultural communication skills; proven ability to interact effectively with people of diverse cultures and backgrounds.
● High attention to detail
● Outgoing and comfortable with email, phone and in-person communications.
● Technical skills—such as working with databases (like Salesforce) and familiarity with Google applications, are highly valued.
● Social media savvy (Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter)
The minimum time required per week is 16 hours with a preference for 24 hours or more.
Working conditions and benefits
● This is a virtual opportunity.
● Atlas Corps internship is unpaid, but once you become part of the team, our network is your network.
● In addition to experiencing the day-to-day of a growing non-profit, we dedicate time to focus on different areas of our Intern’s professional development. Some examples of past professional development sessions include: LinkedIn tips and tricks, resume and cover letter help, salesforce training, identifying and developing personal narratives, and general interviewing (both job-related and informational).