About Greater DC Cares: With 20 years of experience, Greater DC Cares is the leading and largest coordinator of volunteerism in the region. Greater DC Cares comprehensively mobilizes volunteers and strengthens nonprofits to better impact communities and the key issues in the Greater DC Region. Greater DC Cares works with a network of more than 800 nonprofits, 32,000 volunteers and a host of corporate and foundation partners working together to positively impact the region. We do our work in ways that develop the capacity of all our partners – building powerful nonprofits, strengthening businesses, and increasing volunteer activism and leadership – and we are driven above all to solve the key social needs of the Washington, D.C. region and its people.
Job Description: Greater DC Cares is looking for a driven and professional individual to work with our partner services team in organizing training events that convene representatives from the nonprofit sector, as well as professional skilled volunteers, to grow the capacity of nonprofits in the greater DC area. The intern will support two core programs: Board Leadership and Mentoring Matters. These are two exciting, rapidly expanding programs with plenty of room to develop, so the internship offers a unique opportunity to help grow an established program and provide research and recommendations to increase the positive impact these programs have on the area’s nonprofit sector.
The Board Leadership Program, which offers professionals two days of training on effective board leadership and then matches them with a nonprofit organization searching for a highly qualified board member. There is one Board Leadership Training that will take place during the course of the internship: March 7th & 9th. The intern will assist in all event planning, material preparation, recruitment and invitations, and additional logistics.
The Mentoring Matters Breakfast Series convenes nonprofit representatives working in the area of mentoring in DC, to give them an opportunity for professional development in areas that will further their goals, and to give them an opportunity to share best practices and work collaboratively on challenges they face. There are two Mentoring Matters Breakfast events during the course of the internship: February 3rd and March 31st. The intern will assist in all event planning, material preparation, recruitment and invitations, and additional logistics.
Both of these training series present an opportunity to create an advanced curriculum for continued training and education in these areas. The intern will research best practices in board leadership and mentoring, and develop an advanced training for each that will benefit the audience of each program.
The Partner Services Intern is responsible for:
· Event planning and logistics, including site visits to event locations
· Research to update materials for each training and create a standard training packet
· Training and curriculum development
· Participation in organization-wide volunteer days, including mlk day of service
· Networking with dc area nonprofit organization to determine their needs
· General support to the partner services team as needed
· Other duties as assigned
Skills and Qualifications
· An interest in and dedication to the DC nonprofit sector
· Ability to meet deadlines and work as part of a team
· Holds a college degree, or working toward an expected degree in 2011 or 2012
· Previous internships or experience in the nonprofit sector
· Experience working in an office, using Microsoft programs on PCs (specifically, Outlook, Powerpoint, Word, Excel, mail merges; Salesforce or other customer relations database experience preferred)
In all positions, Greater DC Cares looks for highly collegial, highly ethical people who have a track record of quality work and commitment to the social action. At Greater DC Cares, we care about your skill and achievements, but we also care about you, and your passion as a committed leader for social change. We care deeply about your vision, your ability to work well with others, and your integrity. If you are seeking a dynamic workplace that combines the commitment of the nonprofit sector with the engagement of the private sector, and encourages you to think creatively about what works, then Greater DC Cares may be the place for you.
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Greater DC Cares is an equal opportunity employer.