Career Services Internship Opportunities

Community Relations Volunteer

Description: The Community Relations Volunteer will provide support the department to: 1) increase awareness of Red Cross programs, activities and services throughout the Greater New York Region; 2) assist in direct outreach to promote specific programs being administered by the Community Relations Department, including the Citizen Preparedness Corps. training, and the Pillowcase Project; 3) represent the Red Cross at community events where the organization is invited to share information and materials with the public, such as health fairs, street fairs and employee engagement days; and 4) support the department in its outreach to elected officials to secure funding support and track legislation that may impact the Red Cross mission. Must be available a minimum of 5-6 hours, 2-3 days a week. • Interns will be required to go on a ride along with trained Red Cross responders to see first-hand how Red Cross assists people affected by local disasters (fires, floods, power outages, etc.) • Training will be provided in the Community Relations Department’s large-scale disaster plan, the Community Champions program, and Community Ambassadors program. • Interns will also be required to complete training in the Pillowcase Project and, upon completion, conduct a minimum of 5 presentations to assist the chapter in reaching its goal of 3,000 children taught. • Interns will also be required to complete training in the Citizens Preparedness Corps. program and, upon completion, conduct a minimum of 2 presentations to assist the chapter in reaching its goal of 13,000 people reached. • Interns will be offered an opportunity to learn Adult CPR/AED and/or First Aid at no cost if accepted by the departme

Salary Unknown
Type of Opportunity Internship
Degree Wanted None Required
Field of Study Any
Field of Study
Special Skills & Requirements • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook) and internet research. • Comfortable in meetings with individuals and groups, including small children. • Comfortable with public speaking. • Interest and some understanding of the legislative process preferred. • Willingness to travel throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Lower Hudson Valley and Long Island • Business/business casual attire required • Must pass a Red Cross conducted background check.
Company Name American Red Cross Greater New York Region
Contact: Alex Lutz
Phone: 212-875-2396
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How To Apply: Please contact Alex Lutz at for more information


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