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Intern - Volunteer Services

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Win
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New York, NY
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Published 28 days ago

The Win Volunteer Services Program encompasses the recruitment, training, placement and coordination of volunteers who work throughout Win in various capacities as well as the cultivation and distribution of all in-kind donations to the organization. The Program matches Win client and staff needs with appropriate volunteers/donors (either individuals or groups) to create an enriching experience for clients, provide products/services/expertise that Win might not be able to afford/have access to and provide a supplementary workforce to ease staff workloads. Our volunteers are an essential part of the Win team and make a significant difference in the lives of the families we serve.  

The Volunteer Services Intern is responsible for supporting the general administration and management of over 1,200 volunteers, which includes 30-60 events per month, in-kind donations, and other special projects under the direction of the Manager of Volunteer Services.. The job includes traveling to outer boroughs for programs and events during the weekday, weeknights, and weekends as offered. Will work closely with the three Coordinators, Manager, and Director on the team to ensure the success of the entire Volunteer Services Program.  

Responsibilities:

Support with planning of volunteer events with individuals, corporations, and nonprofit organizations. This includes leading volunteer orientations and tracking event information in Volunteer Services’ Salesforce platform.

Spearhead volunteer events across shelters & supportive housing sites, serving as a point person for volunteers and onsite staff.

Support Coordinators with in-kind donations including the physical and logistical duties associated with deliveries, pick-ups, inspection, and distribution.

Support Donation Room operations, including preparing items for Win clients, folding, cleaning, general room organization, and assessing area(s) of highest need.

Assist in the coordination of the Backpack Buddies program, which serves over 2,000 of Win’s school-aged children, managing logistics and volunteer groups.

Assist in the administration of in-kind donations, including correspondence with donors, donation tracking procedures, and distribution to onsite staff and clients.

Assist with the Holiday Gift Program, which ensures that all Win children and adults receive gifts each holiday season.

Adherence to Volunteer Services’ trauma-informed care policies, which promote equity, collaboration, trustworthiness, empowerment, choice, and safety at Win.

Essential Functions:

Must be willing and able to travel throughout all boroughs.

Must have the ability to lift a minimum of 25 lbs. and do significant physical work.

Qualifications:

Ability to efficiently handle multiple projects at once

Excellent administrative and organizational skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills

Excellent people skills and ability to be a team player

Proficient computer skills, including all MS Office applications, Outlook, and Internet

Salesforce and Smartsheet experience are a plus

Previous volunteer work experience preferred; previous retail experience helpful

Spanish speakers are a plus

 

WIN’S DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION HIRING COMMITMENT

Our most effective service to our community comes from a diverse mix of minds, backgrounds and experience. As a result, we are committed to cultivating an inclusive work environment.  Win actively seeks a diverse applicant pool and encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply. We provide equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic disposition, neurodiversity, disability, veteran status or any other protected category under federal, state and local law.

The Win Volunteer Services Program encompasses the recruitment, training, placement and coordination of volunteers who work throughout Win in various capacities as well as the cultivation and distribution of all in-kind donations to…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    October 25, 2021
  • Payment
    Hourly
  • Stipend / Wage
    $15.00 per hour
  • Hours Per Week
    Approx 28+ hours weekly

Benefits

Some travel between NYC Boroughs

Some travel between NYC Boroughs

Location

On-site
New York, NY, USA

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