Lutheran Family Services – Greeley

Non-profit Management Intern

4 months

Project Term: Fall, Spring, and Summer positions available
Est. Hours: 10-20 hrs/week
Locations: Greeley

May include work outside of normal business hours

Duties

  • Assist Community Programs Coordinator with event planning and advocacy throughout the community – researching similar events, get price estimates, and coordinate between parties
  • Prepare and edit presentations for various audiences
  • Host informative booths at community events and seek out other opportunities to host booths
  • Maintain storage unit organization and schedule donation drives and pickups
  • Assist in data entry and recording of donations, volunteer hours, and community outreach
  • Perform quality assurance by reviewing case files for completeness and seeking out training opportunities for staff

Required Skills

  • Communicate with speakers with limited English proficiency using simplified English or working with interpreters as needed
  • Openness to working with people from varied backgrounds
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Detail oriented with quality of work as a top priority
  • Strong intercultural skills; demonstrated ability to work effectively with people from other cultural backgrounds
  • Ability to talk and present in front of large audiences like churches or community groups
  • Adaptable and flexible attitude
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Possess a valid driver’s license and insurance at the personal liability level 100/300/100 and be willing to transport clients
  • Proficiency in another language commonly spoken by the refugee or asylee population

**All interns will be expected to assist with move-ins of furniture and necessities into client’s apartments before they arrive to the United States

LFS has been resettling refugees in the Rocky Mountain region since 1978, assisting refugees as they start new lives in the US to attain self-sufficiency and independence through support with housing, learning English, employment, social services, school programming, and more. As an organization approved by the US Government to also resettle Unaccompanied Refugee Minors, LFS works with foster parents from diverse ethnic and linguistic backgrounds to provide special training and support on the adjustment needs of refugee youth.