AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of nearly 38 million that helps people turn their goals and dreams into 'Real Possibilities' by changing the way America defines aging. With staffed offices in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, AARP works to strengthen communities and promote the issues that matter most to families such as healthcare security, financial security and personal fulfillment. AARP also advocates for individuals in the marketplace by selecting products and services of high quality and value to carry the AARP name. As a trusted source for news and information, AARP produces the world’s largest circulation magazine, AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin.
AARP Maryland is seeking a Community Outreach Intern with an interest in the following areas and to be based in our downtown Baltimore office.
The intern will staff events and attend meetings and in order to do so, will need to take the time to learn AARP systems (i.e., the Volunteer Portal), AARP issues and AARP’s culture based on the Enterprise Plan and to enhance their ability to serve as a good steward to the organization while in the field.
The candidate will also assist in our annual “Harvest for the Hungry” Campaign efforts and will serve as one of the main points of contact for hundreds of volunteers who carry out this spring food drive. It will be the job of the intern to maintain correspondence, answer questions and ensure all food drive partners and AARP volunteers have the tools and direction they need to carry out the food drive.
Interns must be currently enrolled in a degreed program at an accredited college or university; maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0; and be considered a first or second year graduate student.
Additional requirements include:
The intern should possess administrative strengths including excellent writing skills, must be comfortable working with volunteers, have an understanding of database management, and have reliable transportation. This candidate must be comfortable with occasional in-state travel.
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Internships are non-exempt positions and are not eligible for employee benefits.
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