Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Dress for Success San Jose Internship

Dress for Success San Jose is a local non profit organization and an affiliate to Dress for Success Worldwide, the only international organization that addresses and fulfills the needs of low-income women who have left welfare and are interfacing with the challenges of entering the workforce. As a three part program at no costs to our clients, Dress for Success San Jose consists of a Suiting Program, Job Search Program and an employment retention program, known as the Professional Women's Group, in order to help women secure employment and advance their careers. 

Dress for Success San Jose is seeking a volunteer intern to serve 10 hours per week to our organization in our Milpitas office. 

Responsibilities include (but not limited to): 
1. Provide clients with quality service.
2. Increase partner program relationships and outreach.
3. Inventory Management.
4. Return telephone calls regarding donations, etc. 
5. Follow up with clients after 1st suiting appointments.
6. Complete documentation (letters, tax receipts, etc), as assigned.
7. Assist Dress for Success San Jose Director with various tasks, including events, trainings.
8. Assist w/ sorting clothes and organizing boutique as needed.
9. Administrative tasks as needed.

• Working towards degree in Education, Social Work, Business, Marketing, Fashion, Non Profit or any other related field.
• Strong computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel.
• High level of organizational skills, communication skills.
• Ability to complete projects effectively in timely manner.

Work Schedule: 
• Position works on site at our office located at 560 Valley Way, Milpitas, CA

Supervised by: Program Coordinator 
If interested in volunteer opportunity, please send letter of introduction to email listed. 

The mission of Dress for Success is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.

Posted by: Manilette Uy-

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