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    Youth Workforce Development Program

    Youth Workforce Development Program


    • Listing Type: Volunteer Opportunities
    • Category: Community Resources, Homelessness and Hunger, Preserving the Environment, Promoting Volunteerism, Youth Outreach
    • Volunteer Type: Individual, Supervised Group, With Parent/Guardian, Special Events, Collect Goods
    • Minimum Age: 12
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    As a leader in volunteerism in New Jersey, Jersey Cares increases the level of meaningful volunteer engagement by creating and managing efficient, impactful projects that address critical community-identified needs.


    Check with your school's Internship Coordinator BEFORE accepting the hiring offer to determine if this position satisfies the criteria for receiving academic credit.

    Position Overview Jersey Cares is seeking a highly energetic individual interested in acquiring workforce development skills (project management, leadership, communications, etc.) and acquiring work experience through an internship at a local New Jersey nonprofit organization. The individual will support day-to-day operational aspects of a project/s and its full scope of deliverables. This position provides real responsibility in a fast-paced and results-driven nonprofit organization. This is the perfect opportunity for someone with a self-starting, proactive attitude; one who has a proven ability to focus and see tasks through to completion while committed to improving the lives of others. This is a hybrid position, working both remote and/or in-office.

    *Interns will receive a $250 stipend upon completion of the program.

    Intern responsibilities can be in the areas of: 

    Program Management & Development

    • Program & Project Management
    • Creating and executing project work plans and revising as appropriate to meet changing needs
    • Following up with clients, when necessary, regarding commitments
    • Developing and supporting programs in various impact areas (i.e. youth development, aging populations, hunger, environment, homelessness, economic opportunity)Conducting outreach toengage communities 

    Data Analytics - Collection, Analysis & Reporting

    • Measure the impact of interventions on outcomes
    • Analyze data and provide real-time solutions to improve performance
    • Use google analytics to understand which campaigns drive the most website traffic 

    Finance & Fundraising

    • Research funding opportunities
    • Develop online funding campaigns that motivate donors to act
    • Assist with program budget, labor tracking and expense reporting system 

    Communications & Advocacy

    • Developing and implementing social media strategies for maximum engagement across platforms (i.e. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram)
    • Writing and editing regular blog posts related to programs and external issues or areas of interest
    • Assisting in the creation of media and film to engage visitors to nonprofit website and volunteer portals


    • The interested intern should be a resident of the New Jersey area, between the ages of 16-24.
    • Participants must also provide 120 hours of service
    • Attend 2 professional development workshops
    • Create a presentation detailing their internships for Demonstration Day.
    • Must be a New Jersey Resident
    • A strong commitment to people-oriented solutions and community needs
    • Good written and verbal communications skills
    • A strong work ethic
    • Outstanding organizational and time management skills
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs  
    • An ability to think creatively and handle multiple tasks at the same time
    • Some experience writing across social media platforms preferred


    • Stipend upon completion, if applicable
    • Complete in 10-12 weeks
    • College credit, if applicable
    • Professional development
    • Connection to jobs Start & End DatesFlexible work schedules and offered in Spring, Summer and Fall

    If interested, please apply here: https://bit.ly/3NXZLDB

    Taylor Madgey - taylor@jerseycares.org