Dress for Success Houston Volunteer Intern

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Dress for Success Houston
3310 Eastside
Houston, TX
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Part-time, Unpaid

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Dress for Success Houston promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. Founded in 1998 by Nancy Levicki and Susie Cunningham, Dress for Success Houston has served more than 50,000 women through its suiting program and Professional Women’s Group, reflecting the overwhelming need that exists in the Houston community.

Volunteer Intern Training Description:

Assist DFSH staff members with daily tasks, important programs, and special projects as needed.


Dress for Success Houston Volunteer Intern Training Outline:

• Assist with special projects. Special projects could include preparing for PWG meetings or events, preparing for volunteer groups or events and helping prepare for off-site meetings with Member Organizations
• Assists with donor thank you’s, outreach and volunteer involvement
• Also helps with Women of Wardrobe event preparation and marketing communications
• Create and send email blasts via Constant Contact
• Process and record inventory and determine inventory into keeps and giveaways
• Assist with receiving donations and pick-up of donations in warehouse
• Maintain appearance and housekeeping of facility, store and warehouse
• Manage and complete work to targeted deadlines
• Ensure fitting room and store is organized and ready for suitings each morning and tidied at the end of each day

Clothing Donations
• Provide information to clothing donors as needed, including tax receipts, give donors tours of facility
• Data entry of clothing donors and mailing tax receipts

• Assist suiting clients as needed
• Ensure general upkeep and tidiness of the agency
• Assist in miscellaneous duties on request
• Data entry, filing, completing mailings, creating labels, stapling handouts, copies
• Helping with front desk duties, answering phones, returning calls, checking in clients


Required Skills
• Self-Starter, able to work with minimum supervision
• Strong attention to detail, accuracy and results
• Familiarity with technology and databases
• Strong communication skills
• Passion for the mission of Dress for Success

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