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Administrative Support Intern

Internship Position Description

Position Title:

Administrative Support Intern - OC Community Resources  (unpaid internship)

Name and Location of Agency/Department Requesting Intern:

OC Community Resources
Volunteers, Support & Safety Division
Santa Ana, CA 92706

Functions of Agency/Department:

OC Community Resources (OCCR) consists of five programs – OC Animal Care, OC Community Services, OC Housing & Community Development, OC Parks and OC Public Libraries. OC Community Resources is committed to connecting people with resources.

The OCCR Volunteers, Support & Safety team collects data to generate department reports, provides safety program oversight and supports the administrative functions of OCCR.

Intern Duties/Responsibilities:

Duties may include assisting staff with one or more of the following assignments or projects:

  • Provide administrative support by preparing electronic files, spreadsheets, reports and PowerPoint presentations. 
  • Conduct research and analysis and draft reports/findings on special projects.
  • Participate in day-to-day operations.

Educational Requirements:

Internship is best suited for college students or recent graduates with an interest in pursuing a career in the public sector and/or in gaining experience within an office/administrative environment.

Skills, Training or Qualifications:

OCCR is seeking applicants with the following qualifications:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Highly organized and dependable
  • Eager to gain professional experience
  • Able to complete assignments in a timely manner
  • Reliable, outgoing and able to work independently
  • Experienced in Internet use and Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher and Outlook

Time Commitment:

Minimum 10 – 20 hours per week for 3 or more months. Hours must be scheduled during normal business hours (Monday – Friday between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.). Applicants able to schedule the maximum hours/duration listed for the internship typically gain a more in-depth experience.

Benefits Available to the Intern:

Although this is an unpaid internship that does not lead to paid employment or include employee benefits, students and recent graduates are offered an excellent opportunity to:

  • Build resumes/work history and explore career options
  • Apply skills and knowledge acquired in an academic setting to the workplace
  • Fulfill college/university internship requirements
  • Network with professionals in their fields of interest

Required Background Screening/Reference Check:

The background screening requires the applicant’s full legal name, date of birth, address and U.S. Social Security number. Turn-around time for the background screening is approximately 72 hours.

How to Apply:

To apply, CLICK HERE

Applicants who have been selected for interviews will be contacted within one - two weeks. Applicants not selected for an immediate interview may be placed on a waiting list and notified when placement becomes available.