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Southwest Human Development- Volunteer Program Development Intern

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Company Name: 
Southwest Human Development
Application Due Date: 
Sunday, June 3, 2018
Federal Work-Study Eligible Site: 
Qualify for WIRCCS Scholarship: 

The intern will work under direction of the Volunteer Coordination Manager. The volunteer coordination team works with the agency’s programs to engage with volunteers to support the program in a variety of ways. The intern will have the exciting opportunity to be at the ground floor of creating the infrastructure in a pilot program in one of our departments.The company has asked that the intern work for 20 hours per week .  Hours are flexible, depending on the student’s schedule. Applicants must be continuing EMCC students and have a minimum of 2.5 G.P.A or a recommendation from your SWSC instructor. If you would like assistance in preparing the required materials; cover letter, application and resume or in preparing for an interview, please contact the Career Center at 623.935.8740.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

Activities may include, but not limited to:

• Planning volunteer appreciation events and other recognition
• Create and plan ongoing volunteer training curriculum
• Create evaluation tools including experience evaluation, performance evaluations survey formats
• Create tools to track volunteer attendance
• Assist with implementation of the volunteer “in-take” process
• Process volunteers; build relationships with volunteers
• Attending meetings and community events to recruit prospective volunteers
• Telephone outreach to prospects, data tracking and activities related to the process of developing the volunteer program.

Minimum Requirements: 
  • As a member of the volunteer coordination team, this position:
  • Supports the agency/department mission and philosophy to staff, participants, and the community
  • Uses independent judgment and discretion in setting daily priorities to complete tasks
  • Demonstrates sensitivity to linguistic, cultural, social, economic, individual, and role differences among persons and families served
  • Adheres to SWHD Core Values and the Codes of Ethics of NASW and NAEYC
  • Communicates in a positive, respectful and courteous manner
  • Interacts with co-workers and the community to build productive, collaborative relationships to support the achievement of outreach goals
  • Understands and maintains private and sensitive information within the confines of need-to-know parameters
  • Composes written communication, including letters, memos, minutes, forms, presentations, and other documents with accuracy and sensitivity