Events + Programs Outreach

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Shelby Farms Park
6489 Mullins Station Road
Memphis, TN
Posted: October 21 2015
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

Title: Events + Programs Outreach Intern

Supervisor: Monique Stitts, Events + Programs Coordinator

Purpose: To assist the Events + Programs Coordinator and Volunteer Coordinator in facilitating
outreach activities to underserved communities + new partnership areas for the purpose of
recruitment of children and families for programs and events as well as volunteer opportunities.

Hours and duration of internship: As assigned by University requirements; minimum of 15 hours per week

Brief position summary: The Events + Programs Outreach Intern will recruit children and families
for new and existing events and programs as well as volunteer opportunities. Assisting in
recruitment for programs such as Greenline Gardens Workshops, Wise Trek Programs, Field Trips
and Camps.

Responsibilities

• Make an excel recruitment list of Memphis organizations, businesses, community centers, churches and other pertinent partnering agencies.
• Call to these organizations to increase enrollment in programs and events
• Identify + target solutions to bringing underserved children to the Park
• Set-Up weekday and weekend recruitment tables around areas of the Park and other free events in the Memphis community
• Assist in program development activities as assigned

Requirements

• Experience with Microsoft office (excel, word, etc.)
• Driver’s license & personal vehicle
• People/conversational skills + strong verbal communication
• Intermediate to advanced planning and organizational skills
• Ability to recruit/manage volunteer projects, as needed
• Able to work in a fast-paced environment
• Ability to recruit and engage partners for youth and adult programs

How To Apply

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