Multimedia/Graphics/Video Intern Fall 2018

Volunteers of America South Burlington, VT
Multimedia/Graphics/Video Intern – Fall 2018

Volunteers of America is a national, nonprofit, spiritually based organization that provides local human service programs and opportunities for individual and community involvement. For more information, please visit our website at: www.voa.org.

We have an exciting opportunity for an individual to work in our Human Resources Department and get involved with many different and interesting projects.

Volunteers of America is located in Old Town Alexandria, VA, within walking distance of the King Street Metro.

General Responsibilities: Gain hands-on experience creating a 10 to 15 minute history video for onboarding employees.

* Participation in design concept meeting

* Review of story boards

* Adaptation of existing script

* Preparation, handling and care of historic photographs and items

* Scanning historic photographs and updating databases

Required Qualifications:

* The desire to learn, to make a difference, and to understand that the internship will be a mutually-rewarding-experience for YOU and the Organization!

* Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects

* Ability to work independently and as part of a team

* Competent computer knowledge: Microsoft Office Suites and Internet

* Good communications skills – verbal and written

* Self-motivated individual with a desire to learn and pursue a career in Visual Arts, History or English

Interested students should apply through the Volunteers of America career site: http://voa.applicantstack.com/x/openings

Please note that cover letter and resume are required for consideration.

Internship Program Overview

Volunteers of America is a national, nonprofit, spiritually based organization that provides local human service programs and opportunities for individual and community involvement. For more information, please visit our website at www.voa.org.

Volunteers of America's internship program was created with the goal of providing the student with applicable and meaningful business opportunities to complement their academic experience with real life work practice. The internship will provide challenging projects to benefit the student's future career goals, while at the same time growing the organization with the student's creativity and innovative knowledge contribution. Our hope is to make this a win-win partnership for both student and Volunteers of America.

The selected interns will have the opportunity to gain valuable professional experience at the National Office in Old Town Alexandria in the Spring, Summer or Fall semesters. Whether their academic focus lies in non-profit management, external relations, finance, communications, event management or program services, Volunteers of America will work to provide the appropriate platform for students to gain and develop skills in their particular field.

In addition, Volunteers of America will arrange the following:

* Transportation and Meals Stipend to assist with the cost of interning in the DC metro area

* Dedicated Supervisor and Mentor to oversee the experience for the student(s)

* Teresa Alfaro, CMP

* Senior Meetings Manager, talfaro@voa.org

* Cristina Blough, CNP

* Executive Project Manager, cblough@voa.org

* Adriene Holland

* Human Resources Coordinator, aholland@voa.org

* Lizelle Pereira

* Manager, Budget & Financial Analysis, lpereira@voa.org

* Exposure to multiple departments and senior executives of the organization throughout the internship through bi-weekly meetings or professional development activities

* 360 Feedback Process throughout the internship, with final review at the end of the season

* Intern to provide feedback on work performed and overall experience

* Supervisor to provide feedback on internship

Interested students should apply through the Volunteers of America career site: http://voa.applicantstack.com/x/openings. Please note that cover letter and resume are required for consideration.