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Volunteer Engagement Intern, Casey Trees (Washington, DC)

By Conni Kunzler | December 20, 2016

Deadline: Open until filled.

Casey Trees, a nonprofit dedicated to restoring, enhancing and protecting the tree canopy of Washington, D.C., seeks a Volunteer Engagement Intern to assist our Education team with volunteer programming and educational events.


  • Assist with the preparation and coordination of volunteer tree plantings, tree care and tree pruning events.
  • Be present at volunteer and education events; interact with Casey Trees constituents.
  • Assist in managing program registration and logistics of volunteer activities.
  • Prep communications with partners and volunteers.
  • Assist in management of volunteer programs.
  • Assist in development of new volunteer and education programs.
  • Assist with education programming and classes.
  • Update volunteer tracking mechanisms.
  • Assist with the follow-up of volunteer events.
  • Be a representative of Casey Trees at events.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Experience with volunteer programming and strategic volunteer engagement.
  • Must be able to work with adults and children of varying ages.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have excellent organization skills.
  • Must love working outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Strong Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) skills.
  • Enthusiastic with a positive attitude and strong work ethic; good sense of humor appreciated.
  • Demonstrated interest in Casey Trees’ mission.
  • Prior experience in the nonprofit sector highly desirable.
  • Available to work evenings on occasion.


The position will start the as soon as possible in January 2017 and end in May 2017. This is a 32-40 hour per week position at $12-14 per hour commensurate with education and experience.

The Volunteer Engagement Intern will have a schedule that is mostly Tuesday through Saturday.


Please email the following items to Erica Young, Volunteer Coordinator at

  • Letter of interest
  • Résumé
  • Availability including start date
  • Contact information for three references
  • Enter position title only into email subject line.

Applications are accepted until position is filled. No telephone or email inquiries please.

Casey Trees is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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