Volunteer Application - Ivy Child International

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Ivy Child International (Ivy Child)

Ivy Child International (Ivy Child) is a non-profit organization providing health and well-being services for children, families, and communities. Our mission is to “Help Each Child Achieve Their Best” - We enhance the social and emotional well-being of children by recognizing their multicultural needs, using education and positive psychology as a uniting force to inspire resilience and leadership.

Internship/Volunteer Descriptions

Our team at Ivy Child International is looking for interns and volunteers to join our diverse team by contributing their time, skills and energy. We work with children and youth to improve community health and well-being. Some of our key programs include

yoga and mindfulness, music, art, anti-bullying, and leadership.

We tailor each of our programs to serve the diverse needs of our multicultural community. Interns and volunteers will have the opportunity to work with the Ivy Child leadership team. Responsibilities will range from daily tasks to long-term projects.

Requirements

 Undergraduate students or graduate students in good academic standing.

OR Students and professionals with relevant field experience.  Skills required: Flexible, self-motivated, excellent time management, interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written), creative, efficient, and effective leadership skills.

  Must have a genuine interest and past experience with working with children.

Interest must align with Ivy Child’s vision, mission, and values.

*All internships are structured to meet the needs of each department and can be designed to meet the credit/hour requirements of the student. All internships are unpaid.

Opportunities Available

Depending on their needs and interests, internships and volunteer opportunities are available in the following areas:      Yoga and Mindfulness Psychology Community Outreach International Development Multilingual Services  PR/Marketing  Event Planning   Management Fundraising/Development      Graphic Design Web Development Media/Visual Arts Human Resource Grant Writing/Research P.O. Box 63 T 508 299 7905 Worcester, MA 01613 USA ivychild.org F 508 300 7755 [email protected]

HOW TO APPLY

To apply, please fill out the application form below and email it to [email protected]

. Also attach the following:    A current resume 3 references (name, title, organization, phone number, email) Two writing samples (one short: 150-200 words and one long: no longer than 1000 words)

Ivy Child Internship/Volunteer Application APPLICATION FORM

Name ________________________________________________ Email __________________________________________________________ DOB (dd/mm/yy) _________________________ Gender : Male Female Cell phone _________________________________ Work phone _________________________________ Address ________________________________________________________________ City _____________________________________________ State ________________________________ Zip ____________________________ Your major _________________________________________ Department ______________________________________________________ Freshman ________ Sophomore ________ Junior ________ Senior ________ Graduate Student _______ Professional _______

Select your term:

Entire academic year (Sept–May) ______ Fall (Sept–Dec) ______ Spring (Jan-Apr) ______ Summer (Jun-Aug) ______ Will you be seeking academic credit for this internship? YES NO Area of interest for internship/volunteer opportunity (please list up to 3): ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Reason for applying

: please list related experience here (If possible, please include school activities, community service activities/volunteer work, employment history (if applicable), hobbies/sports, special awards and recognitions/honors, other accomplishments. Attach supplementary materials if applicable) ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ P.O. Box 63 T 508 299 7905 Worcester, MA 01613 USA ivychild.org F 508 300 7755 [email protected]

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