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Job Title:
Volunteer Services Intern I
Job ID:
12459487
Job Function:
Intern
Full/Part Time:
Part-Time
Regular/Temporary:
Regular
Job Category:
Community Outreach
Location:
Montgomery, AL US
Business Unit:
States & Community Engagement
City:
Montgomery
Business Unit Description

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.


Summary Statement

The AARP Alabama State Office is seeking a talented, digitally savvy undergraduate intern to join its busy team to support AARP's fantastic volunteers. This is a paid internship, one that provides an excellent opportunity for the right student to apply academic training in a professional environment, to develop solid work experiences while learning about important issues that impact persons who are 50+.


Responsibilities

The Volunteer Services Intern will assist with the following:

  • Develop and facilitate monthly volunteer meetings
  • Respond and facilitate volunteer support requests, as directed
  • Recruit volunteers for staffing of community based activities
  • Support volunteer recruitment and onboarding process including Volunteer Portal Training and ongoing support
  • Serve as a representative of AARP at community sponsored activities;
  • Coordinate select community-based AARP events/functions.
  • Develop and write volunteer stories for social media and website

 


Requirements

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  undergraduate juniors or seniors. 

To Apply for this Opportunity

  1. Click APPLY to complete the online application and submit a current resume in response to this posting;
  2. Attach a copy of your transcript detailing the number of accumulated credits and your current GPA (a minimum GPA of 3.0 is required);
  3. Be prepared to submit two letters of recommendation; which can be from a college or university professor or a manager who is familiar with your work (please note that we cannot complete the hiring process without these references)
  4. Be prepared to submit writing samples, if required for the position

Instructions for Uploading Your Documents

  1. Attach your resume as part of the online application
  2. Click the SUBMIT button at the end of the application
  3. Select VIEW SUBMITTED APPLICATION
  4. Select the MY ACTIVITIES
  5. Select “Add Attachment” under the section labeled COVER LETTERS & ATTACHMENTS
  6. Select the Attachment Type and list the Attachment Title
  7. Select Upload your document
  8. Select Save
  9. If uploading multiple documents, repeat steps 5-8

Benefits Offered

Internships are non-exempt positions and are not eligible for employee benefits.


Equal Employment Opportunity

AARP is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture.  AARP does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.


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