Internship posted by: L.A. Works
Posted on: February 13, 2013
About L.A. Works: L.A. Works is a 501(c)3 nonprofit, volunteer action center that creates and implements hands-on community service projects throughout the greater Los Angeles area. We strive to empower Angelenos to address pressing social issues through volunteerism & community collaborations. Learn more at www.laworks.com.
Position Description: This position will be the driving force in leadership development by recruiting, training and supporting strong, passionate individuals wanting to lead service projects. The role will work on creating procedures and protocol for the leadership program and developing methods of recognition, networking and enrichment. Interns will get the opportunity to be right in the middle of this service action effort learning the innerworkings of volunteerism and the world of nonprofit. We're a fast-paced, energetic office open to new ideas to expand our program. If you love community service and engaging with people this opportunity could be for you! We look for experiences and interests that will be a great fit for both organization and intern.
Responsibilities: The Talent Scout will seek out community leaders by fostering relationships with universities and other networks, develop & lead comprehensive trainings for new leaders and create ways for leaders to interact and support one another. They'll be at the forefront of community issues and leadership development.
Location: L.A. Works is in Cypress Park, close to Elysian Park and downtown Los Angeles. We are accessible by the gold line. This position will also entail traveling around Los Angeles.
Duration: Position is open year-round. Internship length is flexible, but with a minimum of 3 months and an ideal 6-month commitment.
Qualifications: Passion for community service. Dynamic & energetic. Comfortable in a spokesperson role. Takes initiative. Ability to multi-task. Networker. Good organizational skills & attention to details & deadlines. Enthusiastic & eager to learn. Computer experience in Microsoft Office. Knowledge of a CRM database such as Salesforce, a plus
Equipment Requirements: Personal transportation, laptop and cell phone.
Hours: 10+ hours a week, days and times negotiable.
Compensation: School credit only- Applicants must make their own arrangements with their host institution. Volunteers will benefit from this great learning experience, enhance their resumes, and build their personal and professional skills as they make a difference in the LA nonprofit community.
Application Deadline:Immediate. But applications are accepted on a rolling basis.Application Procedure: E-mail a resume, writing sample, and cover letter outlining your interest, skills, availability and desired start/end dates toBecca Bloom, Director of Programs firstname.lastname@example.org.