Meets pressing community needs by mobilizing caring New Yorkers in volunteer service.

Fall Intern, Community Partner Relations

The Community Partner Relations Intern acts as a key support to the Volunteer and Community Partner Relations Department at New York Cares. Reporting to the Community Partner Relations Manager, this position will work to improve systems supporting nonprofit and schools partners including onboarding, customer service, engagement and overall support. The Community Partner Relations Intern will also perform research to enhance program quality, gather best practices and stories from the field, and perform other tasks as needed. The internship allows the opportunity to attend New York Cares volunteer projects, and staff corporate service projects as needed.


  • Respond to daily phone and email inquiries to from nonprofits and schools, current Community Partners, and the general public
  • Field program requests and assist with Community Partner intake and onboarding
  • Post referral opportunities to the website and assist in the development of referral guides
  • Assist with data management projects in Salesforce database
  • Attend volunteer projects to gather stories from the field and assess program quality, as needed
  • Assist with Community Partner event planning and support
  • Staff corporate volunteer projects as needed
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Enthusiasm for volunteering and community service
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills a must
  • Professional demeanor, both in person and on the telephone
  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills with an acute eye for detail
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively 
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • A sense of humor


This is an unpaid position. 

Expected timing is 10-15 hours a week from September 2017 through December 2017. Schedule is flexible. 

Benefits include:

  • Become a New York Cares volunteer
  • Be part of a fun and supportive work environment
  • Gain experience in developing organizational strategies
  • Learn about different nonprofit organizations and schools across NYC
  • Learn Volunteer Management best practices
  • Salesforce Database training 


Please submit a cover letter and resume to: (Please include “Community Partner Relations Intern” in Subject)