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Wade Walker Park Family YMCA
5605 Rockbridge Road
Stone Mountain, GA
DescriptionThe YMCA is a volunteer led and driven organization. As such the Volunteer Coordinator Intern is an integral team member in the development and success of the branch, as measured by service impact.
This is a part-time, unpaid intern position but if your school provides internship credit, we are happy to provide assistance securing it. The volunteer coordinator intern will work with the Program Coordinator to establish strong, reciprocally beneficial connections between members and the community at large and Wade Walker Park Family YMCA to help secure volunteers consistently throughout the year. The volunteer coordination intern will help with the volunteer process by helping recruit, process, interview, and supervise volunteers. This position requires approximately 12-20 hours per week for at least a semester (Spring: January- May, Summer, or Fall: September - December).
Benefits of an internship at Wade Walker Park Family YMCA:
-Gain valuable knowledge about the process and structure of a non-profit
-Obtain management experience
-Enhance communication, critical thinking, organizational, and leadership skills
Responsibilities-Assist with outreach and recruitment efforts to members, students, community groups, and other organizations (nonprofit and for-profit)
-Work with the Program Coordinator to schedule interviews and trainings for volunteers
-Update volunteer database by creating and maintaining a volunteer roster
-Assist with activities related to volunteer recruitment, training, management and retention including calculating service hours, posting volunteer opportunities, scheduling service opportunities, pairing volunteers according to interest and availability, and coordinating volunteer appreciation events.
Requirements-Open to professional looking to switch gears, students or new graduates.
-Student should be enrolled in college; a Bachelor’s degree is preferred but an Associate’s degree is okay
-An interest in non-profit leadership, development, human services and/or youth development
-Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
-A quick learner with ability to thrive in a fast-paced, flexible environment
-Strong attention to detail and organization
-Technologically savvy; must be literate and fluent in operation of Microsoft Office and Google Apps
-Ability to solve problems independently and creatively
-Previous experience in youth development and/or nonprofit are preferred