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.
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.
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
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
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.
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