Community Engagement Volunteer Program Intern
The intern will work directly with the Volunteer Intern Programs Coordinator to coordinate and oversee the IRC in Denver’s volunteer and intern programs. The intern will help with the recruitment and onboarding of new volunteers/intern and facilitate trainings and ongoing learning opportunities for volunteers and interns. They will work with direct services staff to identify and fill volunteer and intern needs. The intern will also help with community outreach and support of volunteer and interns.
Time Commitment:12 hours per week (3 month minimum; 3+ months preferred)
- Process incoming volunteer/intern applications, conduct phone interviews and process onboarding - paperwork - Work with IRC staff to identify volunteer/intern needs - Develop materials for staff to help them train and manage volunteers - Assist in representing IRC Denver at recruiter events - Provide support for volunteers and interns - Help to manage community contacts and partnerships, days of services and volunteer events - Coordinate and teach new volunteer/intern information sessions
- Experience with community outreach and engagement - Public speaking experience and/or previous experience running trainings - Database management skills
- Ability to work independently and proactively - Strong writing and communication skills - Comfort speaking and presenting to large groups - Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook) - Ability to effectively work with diverse stakeholders (volunteers, clients, staff, community partners)
The Community Engagement Volunteer Program Intern will have the opportunity to learn about the U.S.
Refugee Admissions Program and how services are delivered to refugees in Colorado. They will see first
hand how volunteers, interns and other community members are vital to the resettlement process and to
achieving the goals of resettlement. This intern will gain knowledge about managing a large volunteer and
intern program, including recruitment, training and ongoing support.