Capital Area Food Bank of Texas


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Volunteer Resources Intern

Why this position is critical to our mission:

The Volunteer Resources Intern will provide key support to the Volunteer Resources Department and gain valuable experience in marketing and volunteer management in the following areas:

About Capital Area Food Bank of Texas:

The mission of the Capital Area Food Bank of Texas is to nourish hungry people and lead the community in ending hunger. Since 1981, the Food Bank in collaboration with more than 300 partner agencies has been helping Central Texans in need providing healthy food, nutritional program assistance and education, so they can make better choices at mealtime.

Responsibilities:

Recruitment and Scheduling: 
Schedule and coordinate individual volunteers and volunteer groups, verify group projects and update online calendar, respond to inquiries and recruit volunteers for daily shifts and seasonal events, coordinate daily tasks associated with volunteer participation, welcome volunteers and assist with check-in process.

Marketing: 
Assist with the recruitment of new companies and community groups to volunteer at CAFB and participate in (or train others to participate in) informational fairs and seasonal community events by providing the public information on ways to support CAFB.

Stewardship: 
Create and maintain volunteer bulletin board, generate certificates and thank you notes, and maintain volunteer sign-in area, including nametags, time sheets and binders.

Data Collection and Management: 
Track volunteer information, maintain records, and create reports which are used to monitor programs, assess needs, identify trends, and broaden our reach in the community.  Assist with quality assurance by implementing volunteer survey and gathering feedback for improvements in the volunteer experience. 

Qualifications:

The Volunteer Resources Department is looking for a motivated, organized, detail-oriented intern who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment and is interested in gaining experience with project management and marketing in the nonprofit sector. The ideal candidate will be professional, outgoing, confident, proficient with Microsoft Office products and Internet research, and able to multi-task. In addition, the ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, initiative, discretion, good judgment, and a desire to learn. This internship will require working some evening or weekend events.

This position reports to:

Volunteer Resources Manager

Additional information:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work to be performed and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties.

No recruiters, phone calls or walk-ins please. 

The Capital Area Food Bank of Texas is an equal opportunity employer committed to cultural diversity in the workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, sex or age.


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