Volunteer Coordinator Internship
THIS POSITION IS OUTDATED AND SHOULD NO LONGER CONSIDERED TO BE IN USE
== Free Geek Vancouver Volunteer Internship 200 hours over 8 weeks (Approx 3-4 days p/week)==
Community Volunteer Support Intern Openings: 2
Assist in designing volunteer training schedules and systems.
Research learning styles and process relevant information into current teaching system.
Assist in training of volunteers and systems analysis of stations.
Increase prevalence of volunteer appreciation and reward enhancement programs.
General Volunteer Coordination Support: Lead regular tours of the computer recycling facility introducing e-waste and ethical recycling.
Respond to inquiries about our Volunteer Program & Orientations .
Train volunteers on specific stations.
Input data related to volunteer programs.
Great communication and teaching skills.
Excellent research skills.
This student will learn about:
The environmental impacts of computer waste
The social benefits to computer recycling
The process of computer recycling
Environmental activism and globalization
Public relations work for community organizations
How to coordinated over a thousand volunteers for a not for profit organization
Project management skills and office related skills
The student will be given
A supportive learning environment.
A possible reference letter for future employment.
A free computer: Processor: Pentium III 1.5 GHz ("GigaHertz") or higher 512 MB of RAM Hard drive: 40 GB or so DVD rom & CD-RW, floppy drive, sound card, video card Internet ready with network card & modem if required Comes with: 17" Monitor, keyboard, mouse, speakers
Technical support on this computer for 1 year
40% discount in our computer thrift store
Free access to the educational workshops open to volunteers at Free Geek
Weeks 1-2 (50 hours) Learn volunteer training methods, stations and orientations.
Weeks 2-4 (50 hours)
Research learning styles, volunteer appreciation programs and systems analysis. Train volunteers on all various stations
Weeks 4-8 (100 hours)
Implement volunteer appreciation programs. Implement improved educational material. Run orientations and new volunteer introductions. Log work produced and update Wiki.