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Volunteer Opportunities and Unpaid Internships

 

Help Chattanooga Celebrate their 175th Birthday!

The City of Chattanooga is in need of volunteers for the City’s 175th Birthday Celebration at Coolidge Park on Saturday, November 15th.

Volunteers will work a two hour slot (10am-12pm/12pm-2pm) and will receive free parking at the event.

Duties will entail working a station at the event (bouncy houses, face painting, scavenger hunt, food and drink, etc.). Event organizers can sign off on volunteer hours if needed.

Please contact Chelsea Sadler at csadler@chattanooga.gov or 423-643-7818 to sign-up or questions.

 

 

Apply to become a part of the UTC StepUp! team as a volunteer Peer Educator.

We are looking for students who enjoy talking with peers and educating the student body on how, when, and why you Step Up. You will learn skills in public speaking, networking, and leadership.

If you are interested in volunteering for a program right on campus, please fill out the application (attached HERE) and return to UC room 343 or email Lashundra-Clay@utc.edu! Thank you and Go Mocs!

 

 

Unpaid​ Internship - Office Furniture Warehouse

Our​ purpose for reaching out to college students is to give them an opportunity to gain experience and produce a quality product that they can use for their resume and/or portfolio.

For this reason, we would prefer ​a senior student in the business and communications majors.​

his student would need to be able to ​film, edit, and publish an instructional video for the chairs we sell​. The video must be ​professional quality​.

​The intern would need access to their own filming equipment along with computer and editing software.

The internship would be the length of the project​, with an opportunity to be called on for future projects if student produces quality work while showing good work ethics.

If interested, please contact Michelle Crawford at info@ofwllc.com

 

 

Children’s Ministry Internship – Hixson United Methodist Church

Hixson UMC Children’s Ministry is offering a Children’s Ministry Intern position for the 2014-2015 school year. This position provides an opportunity for individuals who feel called into children’s ministry or early childhood education to gain hands-on experience. While working with the Director of Children's Ministry, this individual will gain experience in all aspects of serving in a ministry for children ages birth to 5th grade. This is a 10 hour per week volunteer position which also includes some special events. 

For more information or to request an internship application, please contact Melia Warren, Director of Children’s Ministry at (423) 877-1246 or emailmeliawarren@hixsonumc.org

 

 

Are you looking for real-world experience in the non-profit sector? Choices Chattanooga is offering exciting internship opportunities in graphic design, counseling and networking. As a rapidly growing NPO we are always seeking interns to help us carryout our mission and vision.  Choices is a nonprofit dedicated to providing resources to women in unplanned pregnancies, promoting healthy sexuality and creating a culture of life in Chattanooga. The is a part-time, non-paid internship in counseling, graphic design and networking

If you are interested, please email us at adorman@choiceschattanooga.org.

 

 

Students: We Can Do Better - Join the Lenda Sherrell for Congress Team as a Fellow or an Intern - UNPAID

Lenda Sherrell for Congress is looking for interns and fellows in Bradley County who are motivated and willing to contribute their time, energy, and skills to help take Eastern Tennessee values to Washington, DC. (http://www.lendasherrell.com/).  It is also impressive to future employers and looks great on your resume.

All Fellowships are 20 hours per week and Internships are 10 hours per week.  We are happy to provide college credit pending your school’s approval. 

Learning Opportunities Include:

  • Database management and list-building in a political environment. 
  • Campaign organizing experience within the neighborhood team model.
  • Digital campaigning, such as videography, photography, and graphic design. 
  • Professional development and networking/ mentorship with local politicos.

Please contact Field Organizer Nicole Nabulsi  at 949-371-3094 or (Nicole@LendaSherrell.com), with your resume, availability, and to schedule and interview

 

 

The Southeastern Climbers Coalition is looking for interns for Spring 2015!!!  Contact cody@seclimbers.org if you’re interested in working with us!

Internship #1 - Fundraiser Coordination

The Southeastern Climbers Coalition is looking for an intern to help implement a large, branded fundraiser in November, 2014. 

  • Assist the Executive Director in planning and implementing 1 large-scale fundraiser and help with approximately 5 small-scale fundraisers for Fall 2014. 
  • Tasks include
    • Contact sponsors
    • Promotion
    • Attend planning meetings
    • Create an event budget
    • Coordinate volunteers
    • Attend and help manage the events

Internship #2 - Create Land Management Plans (LMP) for the SCC owned areas

Under direct supervision of the Executive Director, the SCC is looking for an intern to help create management plans for each climbing area that the SCC owns. Each intern will be responsible for creating a management plan for 1-2 areas around the Southeast and will be given guidance and materials to gain an understanding of how the LMP should be structured.  LMP’s will contain information related to:

  • Builds cooperative relationships between climbers and resource managers.
  • Includes area history, location, objectives, rules and regulations
  • Provides information about status and contextual importance of resource values, climbing activity and Provides information about contextual use patterns, and effects of climbing activity on identified resource values.
  • Articulates climbing as a recreational experience, and describe the variety of climbing opportunities as values.
  • Identifies management alternatives that address climbing impacts in a manner that is consistent with management approach to other recreation groups.
  • Includes First Responder/First Aid information

Internship #3 - Plan and Implement Trail Days

Under direct supervision of the Executive Director, the SCC is looking for an intern to help plan and implement up to 3 trail days during the semester.  The intern will be responsible for the tasks listed below, as well as attending and managing the actual trail days. 

  • Help coordinate one trail days per month for Spring 2015
  • Site visits to determine what work is needed at each area
  • Coordinate volunteers and equipment needed
  • Help promote trail days through social media and website

Contact cody@seclimbers.org if you’re interested in working with us!

 

 

UNPAID Communications/Hospitality/Marketing/Environmental Design/Entrepreneurship Intern

Organization: The Crash Pad: An Uncommon Hostel

Our mission is to further establish Chattanooga as an ultimate outdoor destination by providing a base camp and community hub for adventurous travelers. This has led us to our dream of opening an uncommon hostel in the heart of downtown, combining the affordability and camaraderie of a traditional hostel with the charm and cleanliness of a boutique hotel.

While The Crash Pad welcomes all travelers, we’ve taken special care to maximize the experience of those who come to play in the mountains and rivers that surround our city. New construction ensures the highest standards of craftsmanship and energy efficiency. As outdoor adventurers, we pursued construction and operation techniques built on reclaimed and renewable resources in order to minimize our impact on the environment.

Candidates should be acquiring a college degree in Communications, Hospitality, Marketing or Environmental Sustainability. This is an unpaid internship, however is available for school credit.

The major responsibility of the intern will work with Crash Pad staff to create a project for the duration of the semester. We want this project to reflect your passion and expertise in a way that improves the business, building or guest experience. Other learning opportunities include: daily hostel management, laundry, guest interaction, monthly attendance of weekly Friday management meeting and other duties.

Duration: A weekday (we will work to fit your schedule) from 9:00-5:00, Fall Semester 2014. This internship does not necessarily entitle the intern to a paid position after completion. 

Email a cover letter and resume to bethyn@crashpadchattanooga.com

 

 

UNPAID - Ministry Relations Intern - J103-Partners for Christian Media Inc.

Reports to: Ministry Relations Director

Hours: Flexible between 8am and 5pm; 10 to 15 hours per week

Position Description: Provides assistance to the Ministry Relations Department (MRD), which purpose is to connect with local churches and non-profits and assist them in increasing their awareness with the community.

General Requirements:

  • Help with planning and executing of J103 events, mainly the Pastor Appreciation Breakfast
  • Updating church listing database
  • Stay up to date with events and trends in radio and ministry to ensure that Ministry Relations stays stays viable and pertinent.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in creating content for social media pages
  • Writing of letters & designing ads for web or print
  • Assist Ministry Relations Coordinator in providing content for “The Light” magazine
  • Making & receiving phone calls concerning Ministry Relations related projects
  • Maintain relevant databases on existing churches, ministries, schools, faith-based events, and other faith-based initiatives and organizations active in the listening region.
  • Other duties may include assisting in other areas of J103 as needed

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Strong Christian witness in both deed and word
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Possess good working knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Gmail
  • Would be exceptional if candidate had knowledge of Adobe Publisher, InDesign and/or Photoshop.  
  • Have a creative flair for writing and design
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Dependable, flexible and able to work in an always changing environment

Experience:

  • One or more years of administrative work
  • One or more years of ministry or missionary experience

Education:

  • Pursuing a degree in marketing or communications   

Interested candidates may send an email with resume attached to mia@j103.com

 

 

UNPAID Operations Internship - Tennessee Stillhouse, Home of Chattanooga Whiskey

We are seeking an individual who is highly motivated, self-starter, organized, and willing to learn new things. We believe this is a great opportunity for a student in the business, administration, and management track looking to build their resume and gain experience in a fast paced, start-up community. As part of Lamp Post Group, this individual will also be exposed to other start-ups and numerous activities and learning opportunities that Lamp Post Group offers on a daily basis, including yoga, seminars, and group socials. 

The position is part-time (around 16 hours a week or two days a week and can be flexible), entry level and unpaid. The student must be 21 years of age and preferably interested in the spirits industry. A full job description can be found here.

For interested students, please email your resume and cover letter to jobs@tnstillhouse.com with OPERATIONS INTERN in the subject line.

 

 

SALVATION ARMY VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

The Salvation Army has several upcoming volunteer opportunities available.  

To learn more about these opportunities visit www.csarmy.org/

  

 

Tabor Talent Intern - Part Time - Unpaid

Always Accepting Applications

A Tabor Talent intern will be responsible for the marketing and managing aspects of Tabor Talent. The marketing aspects will include creating graphics, promotional items, and marketing to local businesses and schools. They'll be responsible for developing a marketing plan to follow during their time as an intern. They'll be an admin on social media pages and determine the importance of posts online. They'll be responsible for managing the audition process as well, including paperwork, equipment knowledge, and studio set up.

To find out more about Tabor Talent: https://www.facebook.com/TaborTalent

To apply: email Bill: bcox@tabormediagroup.com

 

 

Generic Tabor Intern - Part Time - Unpaid

Always Accepting Applications

This internship allows interns to try many different aspects in the advertising field. By getting a wide variety of experience, the intern can get a better idea of what part of the industry they want to pursue. Having familiarity with the Adobe Creative Suite would be preferred but not required. The intern could assist in any of the various services that Tabor offers. These services include: video production, website production and design, graphic design, research and data analysis, copywriting, and Tabor Talent. Each of these services have a variety of opportunities for an intern to gain experience. If an intern shows an interest in one area over another, we would be happy to have them focus on one area. (On some occasions they will be asked to help with the Tabor Talent interns)

To find out more about Tabor Media Group: https://www.facebook.com/TaborMediaGroup or www.tabormediagroup.com

To apply: email Bill: bcox@tabormediagroup.com

 

 

Fall UNPAID Internships – Bozzy Management.com

The mission of Bozzy Management Group (BMG) is to set the groundwork and optimize the output of talented individuals & companies in all domains. Each client benefits from the depth and breadth of our expertise.

Bozzy is looking to fill a position in the company for a management intern.

We are a multi-­‐disciplinary organization and the ideal candidate must be able to think on their feet. Multitasking skills are paramount.

Specifically, you will be partnered with a member of our company as a mentor, and placed on a team with fellow interns. Depending on an intern's role on the team, they will be assigned special projects that utilize their academic skills while building their on-­‐the-­‐job skills.

We are looking for people that think outside of the box and are innovative. Specifically this intern will be assisting the company launch a new line of business in one of the following arenas:

  • Sports Science
  • Management
  • PR/Marketing
  • Education
  • Business

Even though this is an unpaid internship, we will sign for college internship credit. All interns will be evaluated, and a stipend is available for top performing students. Only top performing students will be asked to further develop into the company.

Our company utilizes technology and innovation, so the selected candidate will be well versed in the latest forms of communication.

Please email resume to: Michael@BozzyManagement.ComContact Phone: 910-­‐331-­‐9696

 

 

Music Internship, Redemption Point Church

This unpaid internship is available for students interested in real-world experience in high-level music ministry and performance at a growing, vibrant church. Redemption Point Church has two campuses in which students can expect to serve: Chattanooga (1907 Bailey Ave) and Ooltewah (3831 Ooltewah-Ringgold Rd).

Students will serve under the campus ministers of music, and will be involved in the performance, arrangement, production and administration of sacred/gospel music for church services and special events.

Students can expect 10-15 weekly hours of involvement (including Sunday and midweek services and rehearsals, and office hours and special events as needed/available).

Internships are available for vocalists, musicians, worship leaders and choral students. To apply or inquire, send an email to Rob Alley at rob@redemptionpoint.net, including a resume if one is available.

 

 

Media and Communications Internship, Redemption Point Church

This unpaid internship is available for students interested in real-world experience in high-level media creation and execution at a growing, vibrant church. Redemption Point Church has two campuses in which students can expect to serve: Chattanooga (1907 Bailey Ave) and Ooltewah (3831 Ooltewah-Ringgold Rd).

Students will serve under the church’s Media Director, and will be involved in the creation, production and implementation of digital media, including graphic design and presentation, audio/video production, camera operation, video switching and direction, and live event streaming.

Students can expect 10-15 weekly hours of involvement (including Sunday and midweek services and rehearsals, and office hours and special events as needed/available).

To apply or inquire, send an email to Chad Madden at chad@redemptionpoint.net, including a resume if one is available.

 

 

Shelby Farms Park Conservancy in Memphis, TN has several unpaid year-round internships available. These internships can be tailored to individual student needs (time of year, hours, etc.).

The internships available are:

  • Communications
  • Development
  • Environmental Education
  • Greenline Gardens
  • Greenline Half Marathon 'Green Certification'
  • Events + Volunteers
  • Membership
  • Operations
  • Events + Programs Outreach 
  • Recreation Program
  • Horticulture

To apply for any of these internships, applicants should send resumes to: Natalie Wilson nwilson@shelbyfarmspark.com

 

 

UNPAID INTERNSHIPS - Redpepper Ad Agency: Nashville

As a Redpepper intern, you’ll contribute firsthand to something we hold as the highest importance – our culture. We are addicted to learning, collaborating and being actively creative on a daily basis. You’ll learn the ins and outs of the ad world, build relationships in the industry, get a taste of a truly collaborative work environment, and probably even pick up a new skill set or two.  

Of course, your days here will largely be what you make of them. You can be part of changing this place if you want, but that comes through initiative, courage, and some elbow grease. And you’ll have a mentor whose brain you can pick along the way, as long as you’re ready to return the favor.   

We’re looking specifically for college juniors and seniors. We designed our program to give undergraduate students some so-called real world experience, and for us to learn from the next generation of superstars. All Redpepper internships are unpaid, which means you probably won’t be getting any fancy new cars while you’re here. What you will get, however, is awesome experience and bragging rights for life. 

We’re really looking for unquenchable learners, big thinkers, clear communicators, self-motivators, and all-hands-on-deckers. We’re looking for inspiring talent more than mere qualifications. And though there are endless ways to get noticed, the quickest way to get ignored is by having a bad attitude. We like happy people, and preferably those capable of quoting Tommy Boy in their sleep. 

You might be thinking, how much can really happen in a three-month, 20 hour a week (minimum) internship? Well, that’s exactly our question to you. 

Marketing & Research:

We’re looking for MARKETING & RESEARCH INTERNS who could accurately be described as human search engines. They come alive by running with questions to uncover insights, trends, and solutions in surprising places. And they can translate their findings into writing, spreadsheets, or the often-underrated verbal explanation. (TED Talks, anyone?) 

Specific Tasks to include: Research, PR, Social media management, Database management, etc. 

Graphic Design

We’re looking for DESIGN INTERNS with fantastical portfolios that showcase a wide variety of conceptual, well thought out work that is relevant to what we do here at redpepper. And they should be Adobe Creative Suite wiz kids, too. 

Specific Tasks Include: designing internal projects, assisting in brainstorming and concepting sessions and more. 

Account Management:

We’re looking for ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT INTERNS who take “business-minded” to a new level. They’re excellent communicators with both left- and right-brainers. They’re highly creative problem solvers while being meticulous about details. And they get an adrenaline rush from hearing the word “spreadsheet.” 

Social Media:

We’re looking for SOCIAL MEDIA INTERNS who live, eat, and breathe Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Yelp, Google+, and more. They’re testing the merits of the latest platforms before anyone else has heard of them, and they can use Hootsuite blindfolded. They’re thrilled to optimize content for any outlet, and jump at the chance to dive into analytics. 

To apply, go to: http://redpepperinterns.com/apply

 

 

 

Assistive Technology Volunteer - Signal Centers

Assistive Technology needs individuals who are mechanically or technically inclined.  Volunteers will be able to accompany specialists in their technology assessments.  Volunteers are also needed to call clients for follow-up on equipment use, returns, etc. This opportunity is a great way to serve and gain experience with clients, computers, electronics, programming, soldering, and more!

For more information on Signal Centers and our programs check out www.signalcenters.org.
 

 

 
Employment Services Volunteer - Signal Centers

Employment Services Volunteers will serve as job coaches and job developers, as well as assist the Employment Specialist. Volunteers will also have the chance for hands on learning by accompanying the Employment Specialist to meetings with potential employers, job coaching with clients, and participating in mock interviews. This opportunity is a great way to get experience working with individuals and veterans with disabilities!

For more information on Signal Centers and our programs check out www.signalcenters.org.

 

  

Homework Helpers - Girls Inc. of Chattanooga is in need of homework helpers for the Bookworm Club program and would love to the community get involved. The program is Monday and Tuesday at Woodmore Elementary School in Brainerd and Wednesday and Thursday at East Ridge Elementary School.  We need homework helpers from 4-5 p.m. and general volunteers 3-4 p.m. and 5-6 p.m.  Volunteers should contact Katherine Walker at 423-624-4757.    A minimum commitment of 20 hours is required.

 

 

Erlanger Hospital - In our newly launched Service and Learning College Volunteer Program, college students will be able to get hands-on experience in our real-life classrooms here at Erlanger Hospital.  With volunteer opportunities available in both clinical and non-clinical areas, students of all backgrounds and fields of study—from Nursing, Pre-Med, and Allied Health to Accounting, Legal studies, and Business Administration—will gain valuable skills and insights from behind the scenes.  If you are currently enrolled in college and would like to participate in this new program, please click here to view jobs and to apply. (Departmental requirements vary, but all college students must have a flu shot and TB skin test and will undergo thorough background checks and HIPPA training.)

 

 

United Way has volunteer opportunities that may be major related.  Log onto their website now at www.LiveUnitedChattanooga.org/volunteer.  Once you have registered, you will be able to  search through volunteer opportunities to find those that fit your interests.  Choose by geographic location, nonprofit agency, or according to your schedule.    You may also contact Ryan Fugate at 423-752-0316 or RyanFugate@uwchatt.org

 

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