Thursday, October 31, 2013

Office Management Internship - WHOlives.org

Job Information
Date Posted: 10/28/13 Period of Employment: Academic Year, Fall, Not Specified, Post-Graduate, Spring, Summer, Winter Pay Type: Unpaid
Opportunity Type: Internship Job Status: Part-Time Compensation: Stipend offer

Interview Schedules

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Description & Details

Location:
South Jordan, Utah
Industry: 
Non-Profit - International, Non-Profit - Other, Nonprofit Organization 

Job Function: 
Administration, Administrative/Support Services, Advertising, Brand Management, Business Development, Community Service, Creative/Design/Multimedia, Customer Service, Data Management, Database Management, Economic/Community Development, Event Planning, Fundraising/Development, Human Resources, International, Marketing, Product Management, Public Relations, Reporting, Research, Writing 

Description: 
WHOlives is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a mission to save and improve millions of lives by providing easy access to clean water using our new technology, the Village Drill. We know that clean water starts a Ripple Effect of change that leads to better health and improved opportunities. With the use of our human-powered Village Drill, we can install water sources for a fraction of the cost of traditional methods - making every dollar go further. We work every day to develop smart, sustainable ways to bring clean water to more people, building communities in the process. We also run a small social venture enterprise that sells Village Drills to other nonprofit organizations.

Internship Duties
Office Management interns will assist with
  • Managing schedules
  • Updating and maintaining filing systems (electronic and hard copy)
  • Responding to general inquiries via phone and email
  • Assisting organizational president with tasks and organization as needed
  • Tracking email and phone correspondences
  • Researching potential partners and Village Drill buyers
  • Additional administrative tasks as needed

In addition to regular tasks, interns will be given ownership of an individual project, based on the intern’s skills and interests.  Projects may include:
  • Organizing low-cost community outreach events – planning, coordinating details, making fliers, etc
  • Managing social media, drafting content and engaging supporters (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
  • Conducting interviews, focus group discussions and surveys within the community
  • Researching and write posting and other content for organizational blog
  • Simplify Village Drill training manual and program
  • Managing expedition recruitment and arrangements
  • Business development and sales of the Village Drill
  • Other: Approved project suggested and designed by intern

Intern Qualifications
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong communications skills, written and verbal
  • Good research skills
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Demonstrated interest and/or coursework in international development and poverty reduction is a plus
  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated work style with high level of attention to detail
Contact Information:
Rachel Call | Development Coordinator
10102 Copper King Lane
South Jordan, Utah  84095
United States
Email: rachel@wholives.org
Phone: (801) 987-1300
Alumnus: Yes 2011 

Application Qualifications

Desired Attributes The following attributes are desired for this position.
  • Desired Degree: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Science
  • Desired Major/Concentration: CIS-International Relations, CLS-Public Health: Enviro/Occupational, CLS-Public Health: Epidemiology, CLS-Public Health: Health Promotion, FAC-Communications: Advertising, FAC-Communications: Communications Studies, FAC-Communications: Public Relations, FAC-Marketing Communications, FAC-Mass Communications, FAC-Writing, FHSS-Anthropology Sociocultural, FHSS-Economics, FHSS-Environmental Studies, FHSS-Family & Consumer Sciences Education, FHSS-Family Studies, FHSS-Geography, FHSS-Global Studies, FHSS-History, FHSS-Human Development, FHSS-Marriage & Family Therapy, FHSS-Marriage, Family, & Human Development, FHSS-Political Science, FHSS-Psychology, FHSS-Sociology, FHSS-Tourism Studies, FHSS-Urban, Rural, & Environmental Planning, HUM-Editing, HUM-English, HUM-Linguistics, MSM-grad-Public Administration (MPA), MSM-undergrad-Business Management, MSM-undergrad-BusM: Entrepreneurship, MSM-undergrad-BusM: Finance, MSM-undergrad-BusM: Global Supply Chain Mgmt, MSM-undergrad-BusM: Marketing, MSM-undergrad-BusM: Org Behavior/HR, MSM-undergrad-BusM: Strategy, MSM-undergrad-General Business, MSM-undergrad-RMYL: Leisure Services Mgmt, Undeclared
  • Desired Student Status: Undergraduate Junior, Undergraduate Senior, Undergraduate Sophomore
  • Desired Minimum GPA: 3.00
  • Desired Work Authorization Status: Include all candidates
Document Requirements:
  • A resume is required to apply and you have not uploaded one.

    You can upload a resume and then continue the application process.
  • A cover letter is required to apply and you have not uploaded one.
    You can upload a cover letter and then continue the application process.

NOTE: Applications for this position are being accepted between 10/28/13 and 12/31/13.

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