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📄 Currently Recruiting - Student Placement for Griffith University Students


Welcome to our dynamic Volunteer Experience Team!

Internship Overview: Unlocking Volunteer Engagement Strategies

We are excited to offer a unique internship opportunity for University students that will directly contribute to shaping the future of volunteer engagement within our organization. This internship is designed to be both educational and impactful, providing students with real-world experience in crafting strategies to enhance volunteer involvement.

🗝️ Key Outcomes:
  1. Innovative Volunteer Recruitment: Develop and implement creative recruitment strategies, targeting:
    a. Specific roles, 
    b. Geographic Regions 
    c. Demographics to bolster our volunteer workforce.
  2. Project Completion: Successful execution of the outlined projects, demonstrating a tangible and positive influence on our volunteer engagement.

🏁 Success Indicators:
  - Tangible improvement in volunteer engagement metrics (e.g., recruitment numbers, retention rates).
  - Enhanced diversity and representation within our volunteer base.
  - Comprehensive plans outlining strategies, target demographics, and implementation steps for proposed projects.

⏲️ Voluntary Hours Capacity:
  - Undergraduates: We have the capacity to host internships requiring 50 voluntary hours.
  - Postgraduates: Our organisation is equipped to accommodate internships with a requirement of 80 voluntary hours.

✅ Essential Duties (in order of importance):
  1. Research and Analysis: Investigate volunteer engagement trends, demographics, and preferences.
  2. Strategic Planning: Develop comprehensive plans for enhancing volunteer recruitment and engagement.
  3. Demographic Targeting: Propose strategies to engage specific demographics, ensuring inclusivity.
  4. Collaboration: Work closely with the Volunteer Team, sharing insights and collecting feedback.
  5. Documentation: Prepare detailed reports outlining research findings and strategic recommendations.

This internship promises an immersive experience where you'll have the autonomy to drive impactful projects. We look forward to collaborating with you to elevate our volunteer engagement initiatives.