Volunteer Program Intern

General Purpose
The Volunteer Program Intern assists with planning and coordinating volunteer assignments. This includes scheduling volunteers, planning and assisting with special projects, assisting with managing volunteers, and maintaining a volunteer database. This is a programming role within the Programs team that may include logistics and operations, research, program development, and special projects. The Program Intern may work with participants, partners, outfitters, sponsors, and program leaders in addition to No Barriers staff. The focus of the work will support the successful execution of camps, retreats, expeditions, events, virtual experiences, and/or online courses. This is an unpaid intern position with flexible hours and remote work possible. We are ideally seeking an intern who can work 5-10 hours per week from March to October.

Internship Responsibilities
● Process volunteer applications and update volunteer records
● Keep volunteer database (paper and electronic) up-to-date and accurate
● Assist with organization of regular volunteer trainings & orientations
● Assist Director and other No Barriers staff with managing volunteers
● Assist with special projects such as event planning
● Correspond with volunteers and prospective volunteers (email, phone, text)
● Assist with scheduling volunteers utilizing a variety of methods, including online sign-up sheets
● Assist with creating and communicating about volunteer opportunities and matching volunteers to their interests
● Opportunities exist for qualified candidates to assist with creating online training materials
● Support program development (research, curriculum, site reconnaissance)
● Register and support program participants
● Assist with post-program tasks (program debriefs, equipment, financial reconciliation, communications)
● Support evaluation distribution, collection, data input, and analysis

Qualifications:
● Strong desire to positively impact the lives of people with barriers
● Desire to support outdoor adventure programs
● Interest in learning about the workings of a nonprofit organization
● Interest in diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility
● Effective written and oral communication skills
● Attention to detail and organizational skills
● Ability to take initiative and work independently
● Willingness to take direction and accept feedback
● Creative problem-solver
● Google Workplace skills
● Ability to collaborate and work with diverse co-workers and partners

Time Commitment-
Hours per week:5-10 hrs a week
Start Date: Mar 1, 2022
End Date: Oct 1, 2022

Work environment—
● Based out of the Fort Collins home office requiring use of a computer
● Option to work remotely some of the time
● Occasional field work to support No Barriers programs
● Occasional field work at the NB mountain campus located in Red Feather, Colorado and at the NB warehouse in Fort Collins is possible

Physical activities–
● Possible moving of boxes, program gear, and equipment

Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job. Compensation Package includes:
● Flexible work schedule

Equal Opportunity Employer

No Barriers is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis
of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry,
citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, marital status, veteran status,
sexual orientation, genetic information, arrest record, or any other characteristic
protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Our management team is dedicated
to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer,
training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and general treatment during
employment.

COVID-19 Vaccination Policy
No Barriers has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all employees, including contract staff who have reason to be in contact with program participants. Our goal is to protect the health and safety of our staff and participants. We do allow staff to apply for an exemption to this vaccination policy, which may be granted for medical contraindications or sincerely held religious beliefs. However, because of the nature of most program positions it is likely that approval of an exemption will cause an undue hardship for No Barriers.

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