HandsOn seeks a Program Intern

Job summary:

Our Program Intern will mainly support the team that runs up to 150 volunteer activities each month in support of 100 NGO partners. This team comprises of a Program Manager for NGO Engagement and a Volunteer Service Administrator —the team is overseen by Associate Director.

Internship period:

The internship is expected to begin in September to December 2019, preferred 2-3 days per week. The internship period and work arrangement are flexible and open to discussion.

Key roles and responsibilities:

  • Work with the team to provide administrative support that allows the effective management and smooth running of the HandsOn volunteer services.

  • Support the training, recruitment, and recognization for volunteers and volunteer leaders.

  • Attend a range of our calendar programs and make observations and notes on activity format, volunteer experience and other ways the activity could be enriched;

  •  Suggest ideas for potential new volunteer programs;

  • Develop and maintain HOHK database of NGO, volunteer and marketing contacts;

  • Develop and maintain the list of grants HOHK could possibly apply for;

  • Assist with the research and drafting of any upcoming grants for HOHK to apply for;

  • Presentation of findings and recommendations upon the conclusion of the internship.

Job requirements:

All members of the HOHK team need to be passionate about community involvement and fully committed to our mission. You must be organized, dependable and able to manage and prioritize a variety of tasks with minimal supervision. Enthusiasm and a “can-do spirit” are essential for this internship.
Specific skills required include:

  • Be able to work independently;

  • Be proficient in computer application (including Microsoft Office, English and Chinese word processing if possible);

  • Have a good command of written and spoken English and Cantonese.

How to apply:

Cover letter and CV may be sent to bonnie@handsonhongkong.org.