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Volunteer Coordination Intern

Volunteer Coordination Intern
Employment Type: Internship
Employment Classification: Independent Contractor
Timeframe: February 21, 2023 - August 22, 2023
Apply by: January 10, 2023
Reports to: Associate Director of Volunteer Services
Salary: $3000 Stipend for 6 months (12 hours per week)
Trees Atlanta’s mission is to protect & improve Atlanta’s urban environment by planting, conserving & educating. Trees Atlanta is a non-profit that has served Atlanta for 36 years through tree planting, tree care, education, and forest restoration. Trees Atlanta volunteers assist in all aspects of the organization. They plant and care for trees, remove invasive plants from local greenspaces, lead walking tours, lead youth education events, and much more.
Job Description
Trees Atlanta’s Volunteer Program Internship is an opportunity for students or recent college graduates to gain experience working with an environmental non-profit organization. As an intern you will assist with volunteer coordination for Trees Atlanta’s programs. Duties include:

  • Writing the weekly volunteer email newsletter
  • Attending volunteer projects to act as a Project Ambassador (check volunteers in, provide instructions, take photos)
  • Communicating with volunteers about upcoming projects
  • Entering volunteer data into our online volunteer management program
  • Providing support to volunteers completing required hours
  • Writing protocols for common processes in the Volunteer Services Department
  • Attending social events for our volunteers


  • Work well in a team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills such as empathy, patience and active listening
  • Be self-motivated and enthusiastic
  • Enjoy working both indoors and outdoors
  • Candidates must provide their own transportation to volunteer projects and events
  • An interest in photography is a plus, as we ask interns to take photos at projects

We want our interns to gain experience relevant to their career goals and encourage them to assist with other programs in which their interests lie as well.
The schedule for this position is flexible and will be 12 hours a week. Saturdays are required.