Shangri-La Community Engagement InternshipBookmark This
4080 Reed Road SE #150
DescriptionShangri-La is a diverse human services organization that provides services and supports to people with disabilities or economic challenges. Shangri-La touches the lives of hundreds of individuals each year. Whether assisting those with developmental disabilities, mental illnesses, or other special needs, we offer a variety of opportunities helping people to have safe, affordable housing, gainful employment, or the supports needed for self-sufficiency.
The role of Shangri-La’s Community Engagement and Volunteer Coordinator is to coordinate Shangri-La’s volunteer program in all aspects of the volunteer management cycle, coordinate services and activities relating to Shangri-La’s communications and resource development, develop community relationships and public relations, and support organizational engagement and outreach efforts.
The Community Engagement Intern will work directly with and will be supervised by the Community Engagement and Volunteer Coordinator.
Activities of the Intern will include (but are not limited to):
- Developing and coordinating a plan for a resource development project
- Assisting with the development of the House to Home project
- Community partner stewardship and engagement in the House to Home project
- Assisting with the activities of internal to external giving campaigns
- Annual donor campaign planning and preparation
- Plan and organize community giving opportunities
- Recruit and coordinator volunteers, or volunteer projects
The intern will be part of a tight-knit team within a large organization. The internship will provide the right candidate with the opportunity to gain valuable experience in various aspects of non-profit community engagement and volunteer program coordination, including resource development, community partnership procurement, external communications, event implementation and the volunteer management cycle.
-Pursuing a degree in communication studies, non-profit administration, public management, human services, social sciences, social services, media studies, or other related degree.
- GPA of 2.8 or higher
- Junior or senior status, but will consider all class levels. - Interested in community engagement, non-profit organizations, resource development, or volunteer management.
-Excellent oral, written, communication/presentation and interpersonal skills.
- Tech savvy with extensive familiarity using Microsoft Office, experience with Adobe Creative Suite a plus.
- Attention to detail, organized, able to identify the small tasks of large projects
- Comfortable talking and interacting with others
- Passionate about improving the quality of their community and the lives of their neighbors.