Community Engagement Internship
Volunteer Job Title: Community Engagement Intern
Purpose of the Position: Under the direction and supervision of the Volunteer Coordinator and in harmony with the mission and vision of Aptiv, the Volunteer Engagement Intern shall provide support to the Volunteer Coordinator with recruiting, engaging and recognizing volunteers throughout Aptiv.
- Strong organizational skills
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Well-developed communication and public relation knowledge and skills
- Knowledge of computer programs, Word, Excel, etc.
- Creative thinker
- Excellent follow through
- Volunteer experience within community
Internship Hours: Flexible to meet intern’s schedule, Mondays through Fridays, between 8:00 am – 4:00 p.m. (i.e. up to 5 hours per week)
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1. Work with Volunteer Coordinator to build on current volunteer program and enhance volunteer management system
2. Assist with human resource duties including onboarding and orientation of new volunteers
3. Attend Coulee Region Volunteer Coordinators meetings and trainings (if schedule allows)
4. Assist with surveying staff to determine volunteer needs for program and administrative areas
5. Expand volunteer engagement opportunities for Aptiv staff and the people we support
6. Assist with the organization of volunteer information and data
7. Build on and establish new relationships with community-based organizations to expand Aptiv’s volunteer base
8. Expand Aptiv’s volunteer appreciation/recognition efforts while being mindful of limited nonprofit budget
9. Create a visual volunteer impact report template
The majority of the work time will be spent in the office setting. The intern is required to sit at a desk or in meetings for an extended period of time. The intern should have the ability to present information and respond to questions from staff, customers, participants, and the general public when communicating using technology or in face-to-face interactions. Lifting of office materials up to ten pounds occurs intermittently throughout the day. The intern may use hearing, near vision, 10-12 point character size, color vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust, focus, to decipher, collaborate, and orchestrate in a variety of environments. Regular use of fine motor skills for typing or data entry is required as is the ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. The capacity to differentiate between various levels of confidentiality and act accordingly is required.
Internship Supervisor: Volunteer Coordinator