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Volunteer Engagement Intern

United Way of Central Indiana
Indiana, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Aug 28, 2023

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Position Type
Fundraising, Prospect Research
United Way
Employment Type
Full Time


 Volunteer Engagement Intern

Fundraising & Engagement Department

Volunteer Engagement Team


(20 hours a week, through December 2023)



United Way of Central Indiana works to bring the resources of philanthropy, government, corporations, the social sector, and neighborhoods together to confront generational poverty head on and ensure a better future for our neighbors in need.


This is an ambitious time to join United Way as we embark on a five-year strategic plan to reduce the number of households experiencing poverty and financial instability. To make a significant impact in our region, United Way is looking for dedicated, confident, and compassionate team members who live our shared values of inclusivity, courage, accountability, respect and excellence.





Position Summary

United Way of Central Indiana recognizes that the key to success is a strong and cohesive team that works through shared values to achieve our mission. The Volunteer Engagement Intern is a member of the Volunteer Engagement team and will encourage participant involvement in and assist with engagement events and projects with companies and donors.

Position Duties & Responsibilities

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. 

  • Coordinate activities associated with the creation, coordination, implementation and follow-up for volunteer engagement, Leadership United programing, immersive learning, and impact ambassador activities. Including ordering and transportation of materials, communication with key internal and external stakeholders and execution of onsite logistics.
  • Assist with entering participant data for engagement metric tracking for volunteer, leadership and immersive learning activities.
  • Assist with set-up, tear down and running of select United Way community-wide events.
  • Work with volunteer engagement staff to ensure events and activities positively and effectively convey brand message. Generate enthusiasm among staff and volunteers for events and promote a cooperative spirit within the organization among volunteers, community-based organizations, donors and participants.
  • Performs special assignments and other work, on an as-needed basis.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the basic knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Routinely applies common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Able to deal with problems involving concrete variables in standardized situations. Able to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos.  Writes routine reports and correspondence.  Presents information in one-on-one and/or group situations to customers, clients, managers and other employees of the organization and/or responds to questions and complaints. Proficiency Computer proficiency and a working knowledge of various computer and database software including Microsoft's Excel, Word and PowerPoint is essential.

 Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required. Two or more years of Higher Education preferred. Work experience may substitute for education requirements on a case-by-case basis. Knowledge of the central Indiana community and the human service sector is preferred. Valid driver's license required.


*Indicate Required or Preferred. There MUST be some items that are required.


*Work experience may substitute for education requirements on a case-by-case basis. (this sentence needs included after educational requirements).




Position Leader:               VP Workplace Fundraising & Volunteer Engagement

Position Leads:                N/A

FLSA Status:                    Non-Exempt

Salary Range:                $13.00/ hr                        

Benefits:                       Complete Benefits Package Available

Reviewed:                         8/24/23





Equal Opportunity Employer


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This position description does not constitute a contract of employment or a guarantee of any terms or conditions of employment. UWCI employees are employed on an at-will basis. In addition, nothing in this position description restricts UWCI's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

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