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Communications Assistant Internship (Unpaid/Volunteer Position)

Deadline to Apply: Ongoing

Job Summary:   The Communications Assistant will work with the Office of Communications to meet deadlines for multiple projects and assist the Director of Communications (DOC) in delivering the mission, vision, and values of Community Partnership of the Ozarks. Reporting Responsibilities:  The Communications Assistant reports to the Director of Communications or the management team in the event of the DOC’s absence. Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Post content to the organization’s multiple websites
  • Post content to the organization’s social media networks
  • Assist in the design of posters, flyers, and various other forms of print advertising
  • Assist in the scripting, shooting, editing and overall production of video projects
  • Attend planning meetings with the DOC
  • Ability to work with people from all socio-economic levels and backgrounds
  • Adhere to the values set forth by Community Partnership of the Ozarks and understand that you may be acting as a representative for the agency at any time

Skills & Experience:   The Communications Assistant should have the following skills and experience:

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • The ability to communicate with others and show respect to their ideas and needs
  • The ability to work cooperatively with different types of personalities
  • Commitment to Community Partnership’s mission, values, and goals
  • Public speaking skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines, work both independently and within a team, and collaborate with other agencies
  • Able to manage multiple tasks/projects/programs
  • Computer and internet literate; experience with Microsoft Office, Desktop Publishing software and internet research; email communication a must;
  • Graphic design experience a plus
  • Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro is a plus
  • Experience with WordPress is a plus

Additional Information:   The Office of Communications is a fast-paced environment where duties changes from one day to the next.  Being able to think fast while staying organized is critical to the success of this department.  A normal day may include writing a press release, making web updates, designing print materials, shooting/editing/producing video series, updating social media, appearing at events held by the organization, and more.  Getting the job complete on deadline is also very important to the work that is done in this office.  If you are a self-starter and are looking for a great place to build your resume or portfolio, you are encouraged to apply. This is a non-paid, volunteer position. Community Partnership is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Social Work Internship (Unpaid/Volunteer Position)

Deadline to Apply: Ongoing

Job Summary: The Social Work Intern works (within his/her designated area) with families in need of support to help them with emotional, physical and/or financial situations that are causing discord in their families and disruptions to the child/ren success at school. Reporting Responsibilities: The Social Work Intern reports directly to Community Partnership’s Senior Social Worker. Evaluation: The Senior Social Worker, along with any other Community Partnership staff, who work directly with the intern, evaluates progress of intern. Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with families within the assigned area to help identify resources available to assist the family with their identified needs.
  • Make home visits and connect families with needed resources.
  • Identify community, business, and civic resources and opportunities for leveraging existing resources to support the needs of students and families, and the ability to network with those resources to provide the most efficient help to client.
  • Prepare written documentation of home visits, referrals, services provided and client outcomes on a monthly basis.
  • Work collaboratively with school staff to address and meet needs of students.
  • Plan and implement skill building groups with identified students in Title I school setting.
  • Plan and implement mentoring services with identified students in Title I school setting.
  • Prepare written documentation of group and individual student interactions and outcomes.
  • Assist with school based outreach programs that benefit students/families.
  • Attend staff, operational, and other community meetings as assigned/beneficial.

Essential Qualifications/skills:

  • Bachelor or Master’s level social work intern
  • Computer and internet literate
  • Good communication skills
  • Driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Ability to travel within the community.
  • Analytical skills including critical thinking, assessing data and prioritizing information
  • Ability to work with diverse family situations

This is a non-paid, volunteer position. Community Partnership is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Financial Stability Program/VITA Intern (full-year, Unpaid/Volunteer Position)

Deadline to Apply: Ongoing

Job Summary:

At Community Partnership of the Ozarks we believe financial literacy and asset-building tools are the foundation of a healthy economic community. The Financial Stability Program consists of financial literacy education and the volunteer income tax assistance (VITA) program. This eight-month internship (September-May) consists of coordinating and supporting the VITA program by recruiting volunteers and participants, managing the appointment scheduling department, scheduling appointments, helping to promote the program within the public, and providing free tax filing services for families and individuals with income lower than $55,000 annually.

Reporting Responsibility: This position reports to the Director of Financial Stability (DFS) or the VP of Neighborhood & Community Development in the absence of the DFS.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work up to 20 hours per week to assist with building appointment line protocols and procedures and training volunteers
  • Attend training sessions as needed for the role assigned in the tax preparation function
  • Pass the BASIC IRS tax-preparation certification exam by January 10, 2020
  • Work one VITA tax preparation shift per week in an outside clinic February 1 – April 15 (4 hours/week) in the role of Greeter or Tax Preparer
  • Work two VITA phone shifts per week January 14-April 15 (10 hours/week)
  • Assist in the office in completing Basic Level tax returns (4 hours week)
  • Plan the annual Volunteer Appreciation Event
  • Attend TAX-A-PALOOZA (one day tax clinic) on February 22, 2020 and recruit non-tax related volunteers to assist with the event
  • Develop promotional flyers and distribute as needed
  • Attend all mandatory meetings
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills and Experience:

  • The desire to help the community to learn how to better utilize their financial resources
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to handle difficult clients with tact and politeness
  • Knowledge of Google Docs and Excel preferred
  • No previous experience or knowledge of taxes is required! You will receive thorough training for this role.

Additional information:

Meeting deadlines is very important to the work done in this department. If you are a self-starter and looking for a great, positive place to build your resume or portfolio, you are encouraged to apply. This is a non-paid, volunteer position. This internship is best suited for students in the following majors: Business, Accounting, Finance, Communications/Marketing, Human Services, or Social Work but all applicants will be considered. Community Partnership of the Ozarks is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Financial Stability Program/VITA Intern (half-year, Unpaid/Volunteer Position)

Deadline to Apply: Ongoing

Job Summary:

At Community Partnership of the Ozarks we believe financial literacy and asset-building tools are the foundation of a healthy economic community. The Financial Stability Program consists of financial literacy education and the volunteer income tax assistance (VITA) program. This five-month internship (January – May) consists of supporting the VITA program by coordinating the appointment scheduling system, scheduling appointments, helping to promote the program within the public, and providing free tax filing services for families and individuals with income lower than $55,000 annually.

Reporting Responsibility: This position reports to the Director of Financial Stability (DFS) or the VP of Neighborhood & Community Development in the absence of the DFS.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work up to 20 hours per week during the semester, including some Saturdays and week day evenings
  • Pass the BASIC IRS tax-preparation certification exam by January 10, 2020
  • Work one VITA tax preparation shift per week in an outside clinic February 1 – April 15 (4 hours/week) in the role of Greeter or Tax Preparer
  • Work two VITA phone shifts per week January 14-April 15 (10 hours/week)
  • Assist in the office in completing Basic Level tax returns (4 hours week)
  • Assist in planning annual Volunteer Appreciation Event
  • Attend TAX-A-PALOOZA (one day tax clinic) on February 22, 2020
  • Attend all mandatory meetings

Skills and Experience:

  • The desire to help the community utilize financial resources to build financial health
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to handle difficult customers with tact and politeness
  • Knowledge of Google Docs and Excel preferred
  • No previous experience or knowledge of taxes is required! You will receive thorough training for this role.

Additional information:

Meeting deadlines is very important to the work done in this department. If you are a self-starter and looking for a great, positive place to build your resume or portfolio, you are encouraged to apply. This is a non-paid, volunteer position. This internship is best suited for students in the following majors: Business, Accounting, Finance, Communications/Marketing, Human Services, or Social Work but all applicants will be considered. Community Partnership of the Ozarks is an Equal Opportunity Employer.