2016 Educational Strategies- Volunteer Interns

Center for Civil and Human Rights: 15-20 hrs. per week, unpaid position

Summary

The Center for Civil and Human Rights is a 42,000 square foot facility in the heart of downtown Atlanta.  It is a world-class cultural institution dedicated to exploring stories of civil and human rights in dynamic indoor and outdoor spaces.  The Center is located at Pemberton Place, adjacent to Centennial Olympic Park, the World of Coca-Cola and the Georgia Aquarium.  Please visit www.civilandhumanrights.org to learn more about the Center.  

We are currently seeking experienced and motivated professionals with a belief in our mission: To empower people to take the protection of every human's rights personally. 

Role:

The Educational Strategies Department of the Center for Civil and Human Rights is seeking a professional, self-starter who would enjoy working in a fast-paced, creative, thought-provoking work environment and can easily establish a rapport with others.

This internship will provide individuals with skills that pertain to such departmental efforts as: organizing events, conducting guided tours, managing and recognizing volunteers, promoting volunteer opportunities and internships, gaining experience in public speaking, overseeing outreach projects, researching and developing appropriate content for the department, and working with young people. This is a non-paid internship.

There are 3 positions available: (General Descriptions)

1. Program Management Intern-Assist with administrative programming needs

2. Community Civic Engagement Intern-Assist with corporate and school volunteer experiences

3. Volunteer Recognition and Retention Intern-Assist with annual recognition programs

Qualifications:

Have completed his/her first year of college; currently enrolled in an A.A or B.A. Degree program with emphasis in Non Profit Management, Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Museum Studies, Customer Service, or Leadership Studies
Must bring personal laptop to complete work assignments
Competent Computer Skills including Microsoft Suite, Photoshop, In-Design
Project a high level of confidence and be comfortable being in charge of multiple tasks and people.
Have some background or job experience supervising or leading others, while growing into a stronger leader.
Enjoy jumping into new experiences.
Excellent leadership skills
Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills
Ability to manage and build relationships with others
Positive attitude and problem solving mentality
Be flexible, energetic and eager to join an amazing organization!

 

Commitment

Interns needed for spring (January-May), summer (June-August) or fall semesters (September-December)
Flexible hours/dates, but at least 15 hours a week

 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to, assisting in:

Volunteer Management, Retention and Recruitment (Train volunteers, attend volunteer fairs, explore recruitment ideas, solicit in-kind donations)
Event Planning and Presentations (Assist with orientation, recognition events, and educational sessions)
Volunteer programs and experiences(Research, application process, interviewing, training, creating and presenting exciting workshops)
Computer and Office Support
Help facilitate administrative needs for the Educational Strategies Coordinator
(Create and modify Word, Excel, Publisher, Power Point documents, Input data into Volgistics)

 

Office hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 am-5:00 pm.

Fall Internship Position -- Please submit cover letter and resume by August 5, 2016

Spring Internship Position – Please submit cover letter and resume by January 27, 2016

Summer Internship Position – Please submit cover letter and resume by April 8, 2016                           

 

Please send resume to:

Email: careers@civilandhumanrights.org

Include job title in the email subject field and last name