Company Name:United Way of Olmsted County

Internship Available:Running Start for School Summer Intern

Distance from St. Cloud:61 - 100 Miles from St. Cloud State University


Company Overview:The Running Start for School Intern coordinates a county-wide school supply collection and distribution, which includes working with business partners, communicating with referring agencies, posting volunteer positions, supervising volunteers, inventorying supplies, and maintaining a database of referred students. The Running Start for School program coordination utilizes United Way of Olmsted County’s community drive model.

Responsibilities:Minimum Requirements: • 3 years college • Demonstrated project management experience • Execute work plans achieving measurable results • Work harmoniously with people from varying backgrounds to achieve results • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products • Read, write, speak, and understand English • Maintain professional appearance and behavior Essential Job Functions: • Ability to work independently and with groups • Knowledge of developing meeting agendas and minutes preparation • Managing electronic access to a variety of volunteer opportunities • Managing the recruitment, training, and supervision of volunteers • General office skills: photocopy machines, phone systems, fax machine, printers • Travel within Olmsted County • Analytical and Problem Solving Skills • Hours and days may vary • Organize, manage, and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously Physical Requirements • Occasionally push, pull, lift and/or move objects weighing up to 24 pounds • Continuously perform moderately difficult manipulative tasks such as typing/keyboarding, writing, filing, phone work • Occasionally stand to obtain files from top drawer of 4-drawer file cabinet • Continuously sit for prolonged periods to perform computer and clerical deskwork • Must have clear speech and writing ability to make self clearly understood in face-to-face, phone and electronic interactions with staff, volunteers, and customers • Frequently articulate with extreme accuracy and precision to give instructions, describe a project plan, answer questions • Continuously see objects closely to proofread work, perform word processing, filing • Continuously hear normal sounds and voices with some background noise to receive verbal instructions, answer telephone, communicate with employees, volunteers, customers Sensory and Cognitive Requirements • Continuously concentrate on moderate detail with some interruptions • Attention span ranging from 20 to 45 minutes for administrative responsibilities, and up to 60 to 120 minutes for meetings • Understand and relate to specific ideas, generally several at a time • Relate to the concepts behind specific ideas • Remember, organize, and prioritize multiple verbal and written messages, information, and task assignments from a few hours or days to several weeks or months • Make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action • Cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position EOE AA Employer

Apply to:United Way of Olmsted County
United Way of Olmsted County, Inc.
903 W Center St., Suite 100
Rochester, MN 55902

Phone: 507-529-4831

Application Information:Email resume, cover letter, and three references by 3/15/2012 to: Becky Nahvi—Community Impact 507-529-4831 United Way of Olmsted County 903 West Center Street, Ste. 100, Rochester, MN 55902

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