Property Intern

The Salvation Army National Headquarters
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The Salvation Army National Headquarters in Alexandria, VA 22314
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  • Internship

Shift and schedule

  • Monday to Friday

Location

The Salvation Army National Headquarters in Alexandria, VA 22314

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JOB SUMMARY:

Provide assistance to the Property Department in the updating of all safety plans/documents as requested. Works with Property Manager, General Maintenance Supervisor, additional Building Services Staff, other National Headquarters staff, and Salvation Army officers and staff. Assumes other duties as assigned by the Property Manager. Demonstrates dependability through attendance and punctuality.

· Participate in office and department meetings, other meetings as appropriate; participate in vendor meetings and networking.

· Attend and complete educational opportunities when appropriate.

· Work on personal, office, and department goals.

· Data entry as requested.

· Organize and categorize safety plans/policies/documents.

· Update safety plans/policies/documents.

Education and Experience:

· Must be enrolled in an undergraduate degree program in public safety, emergency management, or related field.

· Experience working in public safety or emergency management is preferred.

· Excellent communication skills; including organizational, proofreading, editing, and problem-solving skills.

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Ensures all SharePoint files are maintained in an organized and efficient manner.

· Performs other related work as required and assigned by immediate supervisor and/or the section head and/or department heads. Must demonstrate dependability through attendance and punctuality.

MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT USED:

Computer and Printer Photocopy Machine Scanner

                                              

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

· Undergraduate student pursuing a degree in in the areas of public safety, emergency management, or related field.

· Previous experience working in a professional office setting preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

· Proficiency with Office 365 suite and other remote collaboration tools.

· Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills, verbal and written.

· Excellent organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

· Ability to work within a team.

· Ability to work on multiple deadline projects effectively and efficiently without becoming frustrated or disorganized.

· Ability to gather, compile, and assemble information into a final professional appearance product.

· Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize work to accomplish work in compliance with quality standards and deadlines.

· Ability to determine the most effective and efficient method to accomplish work objectives and goals and to work under minimal supervision.

· Ability to maintain an efficient and organized filing system to ensure that items can be retrieved in a timely manner.

· Ability to build and maintain effective and professional relationships with officers and employees at National Headquarters.

· Ability to maintain the confidential nature of the department.

MENTAL AND PHYSICAL ABILITIES:

· Ability to meet attendance requirements.

· Ability to read, write, and effectivelycommunicate the English language.

· Ability to enter and extract information into a computer.

· Demonstrated research and analytical skills.

· Ability to operate various general office equipment including a telephone, computer, scanner, copier, calculator, digital camera and digital video camera.

· Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail with constant breaks in concentration associated with answering phones or speaking in person to individuals.

· Ability to effectively navigate the internet and to use as a key research tool.

· Ability to work well under the pressure of deadlines.

· Ability to follow instructions and work independently with minimal supervision.

· Limited amount of physical effort required associated with walking, standing, lifting and carrying light objects (less than 25 lbs.) 5-10% of work time.

· Duties are usually performed seated. Sitting may be relieved by brief or occasional periods of standing or walking.

KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:

A disaster intern candidate for this position should have some experience in reviewing and/or writing emergency plans.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

This is an on-site position.

Free underground parking and lunches offered.

*Duration of Summer Internship: May 13 - July 29

The Salvation Army reserves the right to reassign, revise the job or to require that different or additional tasks be performed based on the organization’s need or when circumstances change.

All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.

Employment Type

Paid Internship

Job Type: Internship

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Ability to Relocate:

  • Alexandria, VA 22314: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person

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