Biomed – Helping schedule volunteers and manage the details for blood drives. Work at blood drives and help check in donors, keep canteen area stocked, and more. Intern is partnered with Biomed staff member and works out of the Locust Creek location.
Youth Engagement – Coordinate Scrubby Bear by reaching out to local daycares and scheduling the Scrubby Bear Program. In the Fall and Summer semesters the intern is the primary facilitator/instructor for the program. In the Spring semester the intern manages the partnership with USI Nursing Students and their Faculty Advisor. The intern is solely responsible for outreach, scheduling, program delivery, materials, and volunteers working with the Scrubby Bear Program. The intern is also cross-trained to assist in the delivery in the Pillowcase Program which targets 3rd through 5th grade students.
Community Outreach – Responsible for scheduling events and outreach engagements. The intern is the primary point of contact and responsible for all materials, printed handouts, and those working the engagement. Events can be outreach tables, presentations, Ready Cross Ready presentations, and more. The intern manages the relationships, communications, staffing, materials and more.
Disaster Services – Must complete all online training portals. Responsible for assisting with onboarding new disaster volunteers and assisting them with Volunteer Connection, online training, loading hours and more. Intern assists with the delivery of disaster program which includes HFC, Pillowcase Program, Senior Resiliency, Red Cross Ready, and more. They also assist with casework, shelter agreements, incoming calls, and more.
Communications – Intern works on social media, news articles, photography, radio spots, outreach material, grants, and more. Works under the supervisor of the Regional Communications Officer and the Executive Director. All outreach materials must be approved prior to release and fall under the regulations for Red Cross communications.
**All internships are UNPAID! If interested contact Sherri Miller. Individuals can apply online through redcross.org. Internships are under the Volunteer Online Application. Applicants will act as if applying for a volunteer opportunity but an internship track/position will be an option they can select.
How to Apply
If interested contact Sherri Miller. Individuals can apply online through redcross.org. Internships are under the Volunteer Online Application. Applicants will act as if applying for a volunteer opportunity but an internship track/position will be an option they can select.