Summer Food Drive Internship 2010 Paid Internship Opportunity!

 

Western
Fairfax Christian Ministries (WFCM)
, a premier provider of homelessness prevention
services in western Fairfax County,
Virginia, is looking for an
intern to coordinate our summer food drive program.  WFCM serves the neediest residents of the
community by providing a food pantry and emergency financial services, as well
as a number of other programs focused on homelessness prevention.

 

 

Applicable Fields:  Social Work, Non-Profit Management,
Fundraising & Development

 

 

Job Summary:  The Intern will be responsible for
identifying businesses and other organizations within the local community who
are able and willing to hold food drives on WFCM’s behalf.  Responsibilities will include providing
support to each organization holding a drive, identifying foods to be
collected, coordinating delivery dates and time, and helping receive and
process donated goods.  The Intern will
be able to recruit and manage volunteers to assist in the drives.

  Tasks
Include:

·        
Identify
and contact potential participants in the summer food drive program

·        
Communicate
specifics of each drive and coordinate deliveries

·        
Assist
food pantry manager in identifying current needs

·        
Create
and maintain database to contain all information relating to drives

·        
Create
Power Point presentations to update board of directors

  Qualifications:

·        
Currently
enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student, returning as a full-time
undergraduate in fall of 2010

·        
Detail
oriented and organized

·        
Enjoys
and is able to work independently

·        
Excellent
communication skills

·        
Proficient
with MS Office

·        
Interest
in working in the non-profit community

·       
In
agreement with WFCM’s mission statement. 
Please visit our website at  www.wfcmva.org.

  Commitment  / Questions / Applications:

·        
8
weeks during May – August, 35 hours per week

·        
Stipend
of $3,000

·        
Please
call Pam Ryan, Director of Development at 703-988-9656 ext. 3 with any
questions,

or send an email to mailto:development@wfcmva.org.

·        
Send
resume and cover letter by April 1, 2010 to:  

WFCM Internships

 P.O.
Box

220802

 Chantilly, VA  20153



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