Join Our Sunny Squad

Thank you for your interest in working at Project Sunshine! We currently have the following open positions:

  • Program Operations Intern
  • Volunteer Engagement Intern
  • Program Coordinator
  • Corporate Partnerships Coordinator

 

Also, don’t forget to check out our volunteer opportunities to make a difference today.

Program Operations Intern

*Please note that this role is unpaid, but we can provide school credit

Project Sunshine is seeking a college student or recent college graduate to join a passionate and energetic team. The Program Operations Intern will gain programmatic and leadership experience by engaging with and participating actively in the growth and support of Project Sunshine’s volunteer network and programming nationwide.  The operations team oversees and manages logistics for Project Sunshine’s domestic programming.

Principle Responsibilities:       

  • Support the Operations Team with coordinating logistics for volunteer supplies and donations to hospitals
  • Inventory supplies and maintain organization in our supply closet
    • Put away and organize all extra materials received from programs
    • Quality check and count all boxes of activity kits received from programs
    • Track the supplies we have in the supply room and maintain an inventory log
    • Track the Project Sunshine Swag used by staff/volunteers and maintain an inventory log.
  • Support the Operations Team with ordering and shipping supplies
    • Pack Program Boxes monthly to be used at in-hospital events.
    • Order supplies requested by volunteers whenever requests are received
  • Assist with database management
    • Update tracking information in Salesforce
    • Send pre-/post-event emails to volunteers
    • Send shipping information to hospitals receiving donations
  • Assist with office work and administrative tasks as needed

Qualifications:

  • Commitment to the mission and values of Project Sunshine
  • Strong verbal, written, organizational, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • The desire to learn about the nonprofit sector, volunteer management, and the pediatric healthcare environment
  • Comfortable working with diverse populations of medically challenged children and their families in the hospital setting
  • Willingness to travel throughout NYC to attend programs
  • Database management/ logistics experience a plus
  • Experience with Salesforce is a plus
  • Must be able to lift 40lbs and is comfortable working on their feet
  • Candidates must be willing to commit to 15-20 hours a week for a minimum of three months with a possibility of extending this time

To Apply: Both a cover letter and resume are required. Please email your cover letter and resume to sendingsunshine@projectsunshine.org Please include the cover letter and resume in BOTH the body of the email and as attachments in case the attachments cannot be opened. Please put “Operations Intern” in the title of your email.

NO phone calls please.

Volunteer Engagement Intern

*Please note that this role is unpaid, but we can provide school credit

Project Sunshine is seeking a college student or recent college graduate to join a passionate and energetic team. The Volunteer Engagement Intern will gain programmatic and leadership experience by engaging with and participating actively in the growth and support of Project Sunshine’s volunteer network and programming nationwide. The Volunteer Engagement team oversees a community of over 60 college chapters and 33 community chapters nationwide.

Principle Responsibilities:       

  • Support the Volunteer Engagement Team with
    • Coordinating logistics for program supplies and planning of special events
    • Researching national medical facilities and Child Life programs
    • Following up with Community volunteers to share post-training materials
    • Ensuring Volunteer T-shirts and Project Sunshine Swag are sent out in a timely manner
    • Assisting with Volunteer Monthly Recognition projects
  • Assist with database management
    • Collect and log Program Dates for Community and College Chapters
    • Follow-up on missing Program Reports and input into Salesforce, as needed
    • Review Program Reports on Salesforce to ensure reporting is accurate
  • Assist with office work and administrative tasks, as needed
  • Assist with staffing special events and volunteer programs, as needed

Qualifications:

Required

  • Commitment to the mission and values of Project Sunshine
  • Strong verbal, written, organizational, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Team player, flexible and willing to jump into and assist with different projects
  • Comfortable with office technology- Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
  • The desire to learn about the nonprofit sector, volunteer management, and the pediatric healthcare environment
  • Comfortable working with diverse populations of medically challenged children and their families in the hospital setting
  • Must be able to lift 20lbs and is comfortable working on their feet
  • Candidates must be willing to commit to 15-20 hours a week for three months, in-office preferred.

Recommended

  • Database management/ logistics experience
  • Experience with Salesforce is a plus
  • Experience with Canva is a plus

To Apply: Both a cover letter and resume are required. Please email your cover letter and resume to college@projectsunshine.org. Please include the cover letter and resume in BOTH the body of the email and as attachments in case the attachments cannot be opened. Please put “Volunteer Engagement Intern” in the title of your email.

NO phone calls please.

Program Coordinator

Title: Program Coordinator

Type: Independent Consultant, 32 hours/week (March 1-Dec 31, 2020)

Reports to: Director of Program Innovation

Position Description

The Program Coordinator will join a passionate and energetic Project Sunshine team to provide support to the Director of Program Innovation, assist with program assessment and oversight, and liaise with medical facility partners. Additional duties include:

  • Contribute to hospital and medical facility recruitment and relationship building
  • Ensure proper data management of programs and medical facility partner relationships (Salesforce, etc.)
  • Gather and analyze feedback from current Project Sunshine medical facility partners to drive program enhancements
  • Assist in creation of program metrics to measure success and impact of programs
  • Ensure successful communication and collaboration with all Project Sunshine constituents
  • Collaborate with other Project Sunshine teams to ensure successful volunteer training and standardization of quality programming
  • Identify materials/resources for modified and new programming
  • Recruit and oversee volunteer Program interns and students
  • Conduct literature reviews to ensure evidence-based programming

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Child Life/Family Studies, or related field preferred
  • Strong verbal, written, organizational, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Detail‐oriented, highly organized, and flexible
  • Experience with Microsoft Office including fluency with Word, Excel, and Outlook required
  • Experience with Salesforce a plus
  • Expertise with web-based tools and searches preferred
  • Ability to work individually and collaboratively to meet goals
  • Enthusiasm for Project Sunshine’s mission

To Apply

Please email your cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to HR3@projectsunshine.org with “Program Coordinator” in the subject line.

 

Corporate Partnerships Coordinator

Type: Full Time

Reports To: Director of Corporate Partnerships

Position Description

The Corporate Partnerships Coordinator will join a passionate and energetic team that works with companies to deliver high quality volunteer programs to children and families in hospitals. The Corporate Partnerships Team is responsible for cultivating and stewarding relationships with companies who support the work of Project Sunshine through their Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives. The successful candidate will have an interest in strengthening relationships between Project Sunshine and its current corporate partners, as well as onboarding new partners.

Principle Responsibilities:       

  • Research, recruit, and onboard new corporate partners to help meet the financial goals of the organization
  • Cultivate a network of CSR professionals in New York City and other major cities across the United States
  • Maintain a portfolio of current corporate partners who participate in employee engagement events and grow these relationships year over year
  • Develop customized ways for Project Sunshine corporate volunteers to meet the needs of patients and families while responding to current CSR trends
  • Collaborate with colleagues across the organization to coordinate corporate project planning for in-hospital and in-office program options
  • Lead corporate volunteer groups on-site at company offices and in hospitals and be able to quickly identify and solve problems if they arise
  • Develop proposals and other communications materials for potential partners
  • With a strong sense of service-orientation, balance the needs of corporate partners with the needs of partner hospitals, patients and their families
  • Maintain corporate program reporting and evaluation documents using appropriate feedback channels and Salesforce

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2-3 years of relevant work experience
  • Commitment to the mission and values of Project Sunshine
  • Interest in a career in the philanthropic or non-profit sector
  • Strong verbal, written, organizational, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to problem solve and think quickly under pressure
  • Goal driven with ability to prioritize to meet deadlines
  • Detail‐oriented, highly organized, and flexible
  • Experience in project or account management
  • Event planning experience a plus
  • Comfortable speaking in front of large groups
  • Ability to travel domestically, work evenings and weekends as needed

To Apply: Please email resume and cover letter to HR1@projectsunshine.org with “Corporate Partnerships Coordinator” in the subject line. No phone calls please.

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