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Community Service Intern

, Iowa

Internship Length: 45 hrs
Office Hours: Varies

Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday 4:00-7:00 PM; Thursday 9:00 AM-6:00 PM; Saturday 12:00-6:00 PM

About Us:

On Monday, August 10th, 2020, a severe storm (classified as a derecho) rolled through Iowa with damaging wind gusts of 140mph+. This storm left a path of destruction in its wake unlike anything Iowans have experienced before. Hundreds of thousands of Iowa residents were left without power, internet, running water or a place to stay. This grassroots effort was created to assist those in need. 


Essential Functions:


  • Willingness to support our local community.
  • Assist in office administration through organization, data entry, filing, and other areas.
  • Assist in preparation of materials and logistics of distribution.
  • Answer phones and direct where appropriate.
  • Greet visitors to the center and assist where needed.
  • Keep all information confidential.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Requirements:


  • Knowledge and skills in office procedures.
  • Self motivated, ability to follow instructions and complete projects.
  • Good organization and communication skills.
  • Willingness and desire to work with the general public and assist those in need.
  • Ability to develop and maintain professional public relationships.
  • Ability to work with staff and other volunteers.

This description does not list all duties. Intern may be asked to perform other duties by the staff or supervisor. Intern will be evaluated on performance of the projects listed as well as interaction with employees and clients. On-site hours will be negotiated with each candidate.

Safety expectations, including harassment, should be reviewed with the host.



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