Program Intern

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Essex, Hudson and Union Counties
500 Broad St
Newark, NJ
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Essex, Hudson, and Union Counties is a newly developing agency in New Jersey with a mission to help children reach their potential through professionally supported one-to-one relationships with measurable impact. Interns are needed to help with overall program service delivery.


Knowledge and Skills the Intern May Acquire:
• Proficiency in technical areas such as Microsoft Office; including Word, Outlook, Access and Excel
• Excellent oral communication skills reflecting solid customer service both in-person and via the telephone
• Excellent oral communication skills reflecting solid customer service both in-person and via the telephone
• Ability to demonstrate commitment and responsibility
• Ability to relate well in cross-cultural environments
• Ability to effectively collaborate with agency staff
• Ability to use time effectively
• Ability to focus on details
• Ability to adapt to shifting priorities
• Ability to position and promote opportunities

Compensation:
This is an unpaid internship. All work can be counted towards college credits if university or college allows for class experience.

Responsibilities

Job Description:
The intern will work in the Program Department and will work with experienced staff to assist in the customer relations, enrollment and match-making process. The intern will help to monitor match relationships for monthly supervision and ensure compliance with BBBS policies and standards of practice. The intern will have an opportunity to experience all functions of the BBBS service delivery and will participate in staff meetings and agency activities. Volunteer Intern is needed for afternoon hours.

Requirements

Minimum Candidate Qualifications:
• Familiarity with BBBS guiding principles
• Good ability in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and data entry
• General office administration skills

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