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Community Relations Intern

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Position: Community Relations Intern
Reports to: Community Relations Officer and Outreach Coordinator
Position term and Hours: May 2022-September 2022

The Community Relations Intern is responsible for collaborating with IRC staff to determine volunteer
needs; recruit, screen, train and supervise volunteers; provide on-going support and guidance for
volunteers; and enter volunteer information in a central database system. They will also help with any other capacity building needs.

  •  Conduct outreach to universities with internship and volunteer opportunities
  • Attend career fairs when available, both virtual and in-person
  • Research different organizations and universities for promoting volunteer and internship opportunities
  • Assist with onboarding interns and volunteers
  • Assist with recruitment for internship positions
  • Help organize/coordinate events for volunteers
  • Work with staff and outreach coordinator to determine volunteer needs
  • Cover front desk when assigned and needed
  • Check voicemail from front desk when needed
  • Other related tasks and duties as assigned

  • Minimum pursuing Bachelor’s degree in any field
  • Strong commitment to national service and the mission of the IRC
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to conduct community outreach and make presentations to community groups
  • Willingness to take initiative to achieve goals
  • Strong project management/multi-tasking abilities

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: In accordance with IRC’s duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards and our commitment to safeguard the health of our employees, clients, and communities, IRC requires candidates who are selected for interview to furnish proof of vaccination against COVID-19 in order to be considered for this position.
Commitment to Diversity and Inclusivity: IRC is committed to building a diverse organization and a climate of inclusivity. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate that they can contribute to this goal.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.