Fall 2018, Strengthen Our Workforce - Lower Hudson Valley

American Red Cross Greater New York - Hawthorne, NY (30+ days ago)

Part-time

How to apply

  • Our internship program is unpaid.
  • Review this internship posting thoroughly to ensure you meet the qualifications, then complete our Fall 2018 Internship Program Application: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Fall2018InternshipApplication

Eligibility

You must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at the time of the internship. Our Internship Program may not satisfy requirements for school practicums but can be done for credit.

Driver's License required for this internship. You will need to be able to transport yourself to our chapter offices in Hawthorne, NY (40 Saw Mill River Road, Hawthorne NY 10532)

an/or Middletown, NY (135 Crotty Road, Middletown, NY 10941).

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A Real-World Experience with Real-World Impact

The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

Mission Concept

This mission concept is for students who are resourceful, interested in team building and want to help create the strategic direction for developing, engaging and retaining a highly effective and satisfied workforce through the utilization of volunteers, interns and employees.

Our Red Cross student internships have been grouped by Mission Concepts. A Mission Concept is a work area that will allow you to narrow your interest to make it easier to select your ideal internship. If this Mission Concept fits your educational and career goals, view all the internship opportunities below.

Duration

Our Fall 2018 Internship Program typically runs for a specified 10 to 12-week duration and starts on a Monday in late September.

  • Offical start date: Monday, September 17, 2018
  • Last start date: Monday, October 1st.
  • Official end date: Friday, December 7, 2018
  • Hours: Part-time, 10 - 12 hours per week. Schedules can vary based on need.

What You’ll Learn

  • Leadership
  • Teamwork
  • Relationship Building
  • Organizational Management
  • Training and mentoring from subject matter experts
  • Volunteer Engagement, Management & Administration
  • A deeper awareness of the Humanitarian Mission of the American Red Cross
  • Cultivation of Cultural Competence and Inclusion

American Red Cross Greater New York interns are involved in projects critical to the day-to-day work of our non-profit organization, gaining an insider’s perspective on the Red Cross humanitarian mission as well as service delivery at the local and national levels.

Preferred Majors

Public Policy and Administration, Nonprofit Management, Business Administration, Human Resources, Social Work, Psychology, Sociology

Preferred Grade Levels

Undergraduate Junior, Undergraduate Senior and/or Graduate level.

Our Ideal Candidate

Our ideal candidate is a mission-focused undergraduate or graduate college student seeking a meaningful internship experience who has the following qualities:

  • Upbeat
  • Detail Oriented
  • Multi-Tasker
  • Strong Communicator
  • Team Builder/Player
  • Self-Starter
  • Client-Focused
  • Strategic Thinker
  • No-task-is too-small attitude

Internship Opportunities

Intern, Workforce Engagement, Hawthorne, NY Office or Middletown, NY Office.

  • Your Mission: You will support the mission and projects of the Workforce Engagement team. Like the work of a Human Resources department, Disaster Workforce Engagement engages in a process that results in a fully-staffed workforce that is competent, effective and satisfied.
  • What You’ll Do: You’ll work behind-the-scenes to support all Disaster Cycle Services workforce engagement programs, resulting in well-prepared workers to carry out our mission. You will be involved in volunteer administration, management, and engagement.

How to apply

  • Our internship program is unpaid.
  • Review this internship posting thoroughly to ensure you meet the qualifications, then complete our Fall 2018 Internship Program Application: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Fall2018InternshipApplication

Job Types: Part-time, Internship