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

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

Program Operations Intern

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 20lbs and is comfortable working on their feet

Time Commitment: This internship requires a full-time commitment of 35 hours per week for 11-12 weeks. Typical hours are Monday-Friday, 9:30am-5:30pm.

Stipend: A stipend of $2,000 is available for students who are not receiving outside funding and/or course credit for the internship. Arrangements can be made with educational institutions for work/study or course credit.

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

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

Recommended

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

Time Commitment: This internship requires a full-time commitment of 35 hours per week for 11-12 weeks. Typical hours are Monday-Friday, 9:30am-5:30pm.

Stipend: A stipend of $2,000 is available for students who are not receiving outside funding and/or course credit for the internship. Arrangements can be made with educational institutions for work/study or course credit.

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.

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