Non-Profit Management Intern

Division:
Outreach Community Center in Carol Stream (OCC)
OCC is a multi-purpose neighborhood resource center serving residents in the southern section of Carol Stream. OCC provides a wide range of community services including: casework, counseling, summer and afterschool programs, tutoring, mentoring, and community development.

Program:
This office supports all programs at OCC. This internship would not be embedded in one program in particular, but rather interact and support all programs offered at OCC.

Responsibilities/Opportunities:
The intern will work most closely with the OCC Executive Director and be exposed to project management, on-site programs, community partnerships, and grant compliance. Responsibilities include observing all on-site programs, researching best practices and training ideas, creating interactive opportunities for new employees, and collaborating with staff to develop a best practices employee training and procedure manual. Responsibilities could include attending community partnership meetings, site staff meetings, community events, parent engagement meetings, and staff/volunteer trainings.

The intern will receive exposure to the overall working of a Christian, community based social service ministry and its structure, policies and procedures. The intern will develop skills in program research, procedure writing and reporting processes.

Requirements:
BA/BS student with strong organizational skills, a high level of attention to detail, basic to intermediate computer skills (Word, Excel), and a willingness to participate in a wide range of activities. Outreach seeks interns that demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of low-income and diverse populations who also support OCM’s Statement of Mission & Faith.

Schedule/Hours:
Minimum of 12-15 hours/week. Monday – Friday; between the hours of 9:00 am – 7:00 pm during the academic year.

Supervision:
Individual supervision provided weekly.

Inquire Online:
Shalina Wozny | HR@outreachcommin.org | www.outreachcommunityministries.org