The Campus Outreach Intern provides administrative and functional support to the Community Partnerships Department. This position will support outreach efforts on campus through relationship development and implementation of new and ongoing campus outreach activities . The position will also support the UW Credit Union’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program and Financial Education Program.
The position is at least a year-long internship, and academic schedules will be taken into consideration to determine work schedule. However, the Campus Outreach Intern will be expected to work up to 20 hours per week with varying hours during tax season. Saturday availability from 8:30am - 3:00pm will be required starting January 2019 through March 2019. Approximately 5 Saturdays.
This position must effectively carry out the essential duties of this position in a manner that consistently demonstrates the core values of the organization in a positive manner.
1) Campus Relationship Development – 40%
a. Research networking activities and events on campus for student and faculty relationship building opportunities which result in new member acquisition.
b. Identify and make recommendations for partnership opportunities within the campus community.
c. Be a liaison and advocate for UWCU’s relationship with campus partners.
d. Execute on initiatives as established by cross-functional campus development team.
2) Financial Education Program Support – 20%
a. Become adequately trained and knowledgeable of the Financial Mentor Program and assist with delivering financial seminars.
b. Participate in tabling events and meet tabling standards to promote and educate credit union products and services.
c. Uncover opportunities to promote the UW Credit Union Financial Mentor Program on campus.
d. Support projects and financial education opportunities that arise on campus and within the community.
3) Administrative and Functional Support – 30%
a. Perform administrative functions as directed including managing VITA software, volunteer coordination and communications, updates, documentation, printing/photocopying, event preparation of materials, planning for partner meetings, etc.
b. Assist Community Partnerships Coordinator with volunteer management of VITA including but not limited to: training support for all volunteers, maintain volunteer schedules, support volunteer success at VITA sites, coordinate recognition for volunteers, maintain VITA sites according to IRS standards, and other tax-related duties.
c. Provide staff support for Community Partnerships and implement assignments as directed
4) Member Service Responsibility and Accountabilities – 10%
a. Act as a representative of UW Credit Union by promoting credit union products and services.
b. Help to increase UW Credit Union’s image and visibility with campus-related constituents.
c. Assure that the organization’s mission, values and presence are communicated effectively to current members and prospective members.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must demonstrate regular, predictable attendance and be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. The individual must be able to successfully pass background checks.
-Currently enrolled student with at least two semesters of coursework in an accredited college or technical school.
-Ability to present a professional image and represent the credit union
-Student in good standing with school.
-Excellent interpersonal skills for work with clientele, volunteers, members and partners.
-Proficiency in a variety of computer software applications, (Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, Word, Power Point & Excel).
-Excellent organizational skills, with ability to work independently, prioritize and manage multiple concurrent responsibilities.
-Ability to operate standard office equipment.
-Excellent spelling, grammar and written communication skills.
-Excellent telephone and oral communication skills.