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United Way of Metropolitan Chicago
560 west lake street
DescriptionStudent Intern-Chicago Career Tech (CCT)
Position Purpose: United Way coordinates the non-profit relationships for an innovative City of Chicago job training initiative called ‘Chicago Career Tech’ (CCT). UW staff work closely with CCT staff to provide technology job shadowing experiences at local non-profit organizations for all CCT Participants. Under the direction of the Director of the Skill-Based Volunteer Program, the Student Intern works with the 2-3 United Way/Chicago Career Tech staff to coordinate the non-profit aspects of the CCT program, including recruitment of non-profits to serve as host sites, management of application materials, and matching of CCT Participants with their host sites. For more details about CCT, please see www.chicagocareertech.com. In addition, the Student Intern may work with the United Way Volunteer Center as needed/desired.
•Work directly with the Volunteer Coordinator to manage application materials from non-profit host sites, which may include phone or e-mail correspondence with non-profits, as well as filing.
•Accompany the Director of the Skill-Based Volunteer Program at recruiting meetings with local non-profits and site visits with CCT Participants.
•Assist with database management to track all placements, resumes, and applications.
•Assist with updating of all marketing materials.
•Pursuing a bachelor’s degree.
•Organized and ability to prioritize competing assignments within deadlines.
•Skilled in verbal and written communication.
•Good judgment and initiative.
•Discretion in working with highly confidential information.
•Fully proficient and experienced in latest Microsoft Office environment (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
•Represents United Way positively, professionally, courteously and effectively.
•Assists or takes on new tasks to help United Way achieve its mission.
•Integrates United Way’s business strategies by building positive internal and external relationships.
•Maintains confidentiality regarding personnel and organizational information.
•Adheres to the Values and the United Way Code of Ethics at all times.
Required hours worked are 15-25 per week.
Please note that this is a learning experience and the student intern is not replacing a regular staff position. Both United Way and the student understand that no wages will be given for the internship period.
If you are interested in applying, please complete the Pre-Screen Assessment found in this link: https://unitedway.wufoo.com/forms/united-way-spring-internship-2012/. Please provide a resume as well.