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The Badger Volunteers (BV) Media Intern will perform tasks essential to the overall process of Badger Volunteers communications In addition to day-to-day tasks, this intern will train the BV Executive Board how to facilitate orientations as well as coordinate a small committee of students (Communications Committee) to send the BV Newsletter, enhance BV social media communications, and help create the BV ten-year anniversary memory book.
- Train committee members in facilitating engaging Badger Volunteers orientations
- Co-facilitate multiple orientation sessions at the beginning of the semester
- Meet regularly with the Communications Committee to continually improve newsletter content and delivery methods, creating a sense of community within the Badger Volunteers program
- Use the Mail Chimp platform to prepare and send the BV newsletter about 4 times per semester
- Create and collaborate with the communications committee on developing the BV ten year anniversary memory book
- Develop BV’s Social Media presence, aiding in community and communications
- Check in with BV Leaders via in person meetings and e-mails
- Attend a monthly BV Executive Board Committee* meeting
- Provide logistical support and collaboration for other program operations as needed
- Report directly to and meet bi-weekly with the Badger Volunteers Coordinator
- Attend a Morgridge Center student staff meeting on a monthly basis
Though this internship will be primarily focused on BV Communications, the intern should be prepared to perform other support duties as necessary. BV interns function as a team to support BV and Morgridge Center operations.
Additionally, BV Interns will be expected to serve as a Badger Volunteer for at least one semester during the academic year of their internship.
*Badger Volunteers Executive Board:
The BV Executive Board is composed of 8 Badger Volunteers who provide direct programming support. The BV Executive Board is broken into three committees: Newsletter, Community Development, and Educational Programming. Each committee is chaired by a BV Intern and has 2-3 additional members. Committee members are expected to facilitate BV orientations.
The Communications Committee is responsible for the Badger Volunteers newsletter, the BV ten-year anniversary memory book, and BV’s social media presence. This consists of reaching out to Badger Volunteers teams, community partners, and Badger Volunteers alumni to collect information that creates a sense of community within the program. Committee members are responsible for completing their portion of the tasks on a timeline, and the Operations intern serves in a project management and editorial role. The newsletter and social media outlets establish a mechanism for regular communication to the entire BV program.
- Effective communication and interpersonal skills
- Ability to prepare and organize a monthly newsletter
- Proficiency and interest in communicating via social media
- Logistical and organizational ability to support programming
- Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
Hours & Compensation:
This is an academic year position. Interns receive $10.25/hr and work 8-10 hours per week on a self-made schedule. Opportunity for course credit available.
To apply for this position please fill out the application form, which includes a place to upload your current resume. The application deadline is March 17, 2019.