Liberal Arts Career Services
Liberal Arts Career Services

Fri, July 31, 2015

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The Volunteer Programs Intern will assist the Volunteer Programs Manager with various duties particularly in the areas of recruiting, orienting, recognizing, evaluating and overall managing of Komen Austin volunteers. There will also be opportunities to assist with managing volunteers for affiliate special events. 

Primary Responsibilities: 
• Assist with recruiting and recognizing volunteers for Komen office, special events and Race for the Cure 
• Assist with recruitment through web postings and attending recruitment fairs. 
• Assist with Komen 101 – Volunteer Orientations with opportunities to enhance public speaking and training skills. 
• Attend intern/volunteer fairs and special events as a Komen representative. 
• Write communications (i.e. monthly Volunteer E-Newsletter, blogs, social media posts) 
• Organize corporate and group volunteer projects 
• Data entry of volunteer information into database 

• Experience in the non-profit sector 
• "Hands-On" ownership of projects, building experience in project management 
• Collaboration and networking with multiple departments and customers both internal and external 
• Networking with multiple University Career Services departments, local businesses and community organizations 
Required Knowledge & Skills: 
• Excellent verbal & written communication, customer service and interpersonal skills. 
• Public speaking skills, a plus 
• Strong time-management, organizational and research skills. 
• Quick learner with the ability to self-motivate 
• Have strong computer skills, including strong experience in Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel) 
• Must be enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student or be a graduate of a college or university 
• Bi-lingual or multi-lingual is a plus 

• Must be 18 years or older 
• Must have reliable transportation 
• Hours may vary from the standard 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. based on upcoming events.

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    University of Texas at Austin
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    2304 Whitis Ave. Stop G6200
    Austin, Texas 78712-1508