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Donation Center
Description
Receiving & Sorting donations Hanging clothes on racks prepped to go out to our stores Tagging clothing items

Description

 

Term: Summer/Fall 2021

 

Location: Laura’s House Corporate Office

                33 Journey, Suite 150

                Aliso Viejo, CA 92656

 

Hours: 5-10 per week

 

Laura’s House is seeking a Resale Intern to work alongside our Donation Center team. This intern would ideally be able to commit to 5-10 hours a week, in person, at our Donation Center in Aliso Viejo. The ideal candidate should have experience in retail, ecommerce sales, and administrative work.

 

Work will include:

  • Retail
    • Photographing, posting, and managing items on our ecommerce accounts
    • Taking and logging inventory of donated items
    • Creating eye-catching displays for our Donation Center Pop-Up Shop
  • Administration
    • Scheduling donation pick-ups and deliveries
    • Organizing, shipping, and reordering items for retails stores

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Poshmark, eBay and other ecommerce platforms
  • Passion and understanding for secondhand and sustainable retail

Category
Office Volunteer
Description
• Provide general administrative support and coordination for all development and communications office activities including but not limited to: o Annual Giving Program o recognition and stewardship activities o prospect management o database management o special events o volunteer coordination Hours 8-10hrs a week M-F and/or some weekends depending on events.

Category
Outreach Ambassador
Description
This ONLY applies to students who are a part of a H.E.A.R.T. School Club on their campus.

Category
Outreach Ambassador
Description
Hours: 8-10 per week Duration: Fall and Spring internships can last for up to four months Qualifications: Undergraduate interns must be working on a degree from a community college or a four-year college/university. Graduate interns must be Master’s or PhD candidates. Interns should have the ability to: • Collaborate with staff across Laura’s House sites to carry out strategic community education and outreach plan to expand access to Laura’s House services on behalf of un-served or underserved client groups. • Execute the strategic outreach plan by completing telephone and in-person contacts with existing and potential community partners. • Represent Laura’s House at networking events, meetings, and outreach events. • Provide dating violence prevention workshops to youth and adults using the Healthy Emotions and Attitudes and Relationships Today (HEART) curriculum. • Manage scheduling and correspondence for outreach appointments. • Coordinate and administer 40-hour Domestic Violence Advocate training for new volunteers and employees with community partners, guest speakers and Laura’s House staff. • Monitor Laura’s House Teen Web site; respond to emails as needed. • Compile statistical and descriptive information for contract and other reporting requirements as needed. • Enter and manage statistical data for H.E.A.R.T. program. • Provide administrative support to the Prevention Education Department. • Provide crisis intervention thorough needs assessment, comprehensive safety planning and referrals. • Other duties as assigned.

Category
Emergency Shelter
Description
Position Overview As part of the Emergency Shelter team, interns will get hands on experience working with survivors of domestic violence. Interns will be trained by staff to assist with the 24- hour hotline and day-to-day operations at the shelter. Essential Job Functions • Provide information, crisis intervention, safety plan, and referrals to individuals calling the 24-hour hotline. • Complete phone intakes for individuals seeking emergency shelter. • Support staff with client needs, crisis intervention, and conflict resolution to residents as needed. • Provide interpretation (if applicable). • Assist with other departments as needed. Qualifications • Commitment to elimination domestic violence and helping survivors. • Interest in working with a diverse population. • Able to problem solve and work in a flexible, evolving environment. • Motivated and able to work independently. • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills. • Well organized and able to multitask efficiently. • Current student of human services, social work, women’s studies, or related fields or recent college graduate. Requirements • Completion of 40 hour Domestic Violence training • Completion of Volunteer and/ or Intern Orientation • Perform Interview with appropriate staff • Clear Background check • Complete Confidentiality Agreement Schedule Needs Availability: 2-5 hours a week for duration of at least 1 year. Days preferred Monday to Friday NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Intern may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Category
Resale Stores
Description
Customer Service Receiving & sorting donations Monitor dressing rooms and go backs Stocking, colorizing & organizing the clothes racks Tagging clothes, handbags, & accessories Stocking & organizing home décor Creating visual displays Cleaning and organizing the sales floor

Category
Auxiliary Groups

Category
Resale Stores
Description
Customer Service Receiving & sorting donations Monitor dressing rooms and go backs Stocking, colorizing & organizing the clothes racks Tagging clothes, handbags, & accessories Stocking & organizing home décor Creating visual displays Cleaning and organizing the sales floor

Category
Fundraising Committees
Description

Laura’s House is looking for a social media intern to work together with our Fund Development department to help us expand our reach into the world of TikTok. We are looking for an intern who has experience in short form video content creation, and who is passionate about the mission of Laura’s House. Applicants must be at least 16 years of age (if under the age of 18, must have a signed parental consent) and be able to dedicate 5-10 hours a week to content creation and social media engagement. 


Location
33 Journey
Suite 150
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Orange
Description

The Laura's House Social Media Marketing Intern will assist the Fund Development and Community Engagement team in creating and executing social media content.

 

Daily Duties May Include:

 

Public Relations:

  • Creating and publishing social media content across all active platforms
  • Creating flyers and collateral for events and campaigns
  • Creating content and stories for newsletters
  • Presenting with FD team members to local organizations

 

Community outreach:

  • Working with active volunteers on projects and schedule donation drives
  • Contacting organizations through social media platforms
  • Help accept and sort through in-kind donations

 

Administration:

  • Assist with the day-to-day events, data entry, and administrative tasks which support the domestic violence programs and services. 

 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Understanding and experience in Hootsuite, Canva, Illustrator, Lightroom, TikTok, and Facebook/Instagram for Businesses
  • Experience in the non-profit sector
  • Passion for Laura's House mission

Category
Special Events
Description

Special Events throughout the year! 

Examples: 

  • Gala
  • Brighter Futures Lucheon
  • Golf Tournament

Category
Volunteer Program Services
Description
Position Overview The Transitional Program Volunteer will provide hands on assistance through various projects around the property. The Transitional Program Volunteer will help support the maintenance of the property by providing assistance with organizing, garden work, up keeping related duties, and special projects. Essential Job Functions • Must be motivated and able to work independently on tasks assigned • Provide assistance with up keeping of the property • Assist with organization and sorting of donations received • Complete an inventory list of the items stored at Transitional • Maintain the confidentiality of both the location of the program and client information • Assist with putting together holiday related gifts for clients • Assist with set-up and take-down of festive décor throughout the year • Errands to and from the Administrative Office and Resale Stores • Other duties as requested Requirements • Perform Interview with appropriate staff • Completion of volunteer orientation • Complete Confidentiality Agreement • Ability to lift up to 30lbs • Can sit, bend, reach and stand for extended periods. • Clear background check Schedule • Monday – Friday preferred • Hours may vary NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Volunteer may perform other related duties as needed to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

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