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The Volunteer Services team supports over 2,000 volunteers a year. There are many options to volunteer at the Museum in several different platforms. We have corporate, college, teen, and civic groups, year-round volunteers, college interns, and the Discovery Corps Program. An intern with Volunteer Services will help support our amazing volunteers, who help guide our community in having fun while learning.
Volunteer Services interns will directly assist the volunteer services department and staff with day-to-day operations. This will include volunteer check-in and rounds, recruitment, orientation and onboarding, trainings, and motivating and encouraging current volunteers. The summer intern will specifically help the Volunteer Services team in managing the teen Discovery Corps Program. The intern will gain a greater knowledge and understanding of what it takes to maintain and manage an efficient nonprofit volunteer program.
An ideal candidate will have strong communication and organizational skills, the ability to adapt to an ever changing environment, and a friendly demeanor. Experience in working with teens and volunteering is preferred. The schedule for the internship is flexible, but the intern must reach a minimum of 60 hours.
To apply for this position please send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with a subject line of “Volunteer Services Internship Application”. Your cover letter should address how you are qualified for this position and what you hope to gain from this experience. Please be sure to include whether or not you plan on earning university credit for this internship and if your institution has specific requirements that need to be met. This is an unpaid internship.