Your Opportunity to Join the Activate Good Team

It's Your Opportunity to Join the Activate Good Team

What will you do? Work toward a better world.

Do more than work. Join Activate Good for your opportunity to turn what you’re good at into an opportunity to make a difference for others. 

Activate Good’s mission, vision, values and entire history is based on the idea that everyone can influence positive change by taking action. When you join our team, you take action every day to support real community needs in North Carolina’s Triangle community with a growing network of partnerships.

Below is a list of available team roles that just might be the one for you.

Current Openings

Youth & College Programs Coordinator

Important:

  • There is 1 opening.
  • Anticipated start date is November 1, 2022. Please refer to the PDF description for more timeline details.
  • Applicants must be age 18 or older to apply.
  • This is a full-time role at no less than 40 hours per week.
  • Wages are hourly and paid via direct deposit monthly.
  • Regional travel as needed within the Triangle may be required for volunteer projects and events. Reliable transportation or ability to coordinate/access transportation is necessary.
  • All roles are hybrid (remote with in-person as needed for meetings, projects and events) unless otherwise agreed to. Activate Good works in-person out of the Loading Dock Raleigh co-working locations (Beryl and Dock 1053 in Raleigh).

The full-time Youth & College Programs Coordinator is a logistics wiz with a passion for youth, a creative mind, and stellar attention to detail.

Our teammate will be our lead in coordinating, implementing, managing, and otherwise supporting the development of Activate Good’s youth, family, and college volunteer engagement programming throughout the year.

Programming includes related special events and annual programs, like Family Volunteer Day and Teens Change the World!; individual volunteer, family and large group recruitment, matching and referrals; service learning initiatives, and more. 


This role will oversee day-to-day Program activities, and also assist with the development and expansion of their Engagement Program by generating creative activities and methods for engaging local youth, schools, and families that represent the true diversity of our local population.

This is a great opportunity for someone who enjoys interacting with youth and guardians of all ages, and seeing projects through from beginning to end.

The following Skills and Experiences are preferred:

  • Excellent communication skills and hygiene: timely, clear, concise, ability to conduct unprompted follow ups as needed, etc.
  • Solid tech skills; experience with the following or similar tools is beneficial: Google apps, Excel, monday.com, SurveyMonkey, etc.
  • Ability to manage their own assignments and deadlines with foresight
  • Experience volunteering or otherwise working with nonprofits, public services and community organizations
  • Formal experience with specific age groups, family services, etc. is helpful

Learn more about what we look for in teammates earlier in this page under “What We Look For”.

All Activate Good staff and interns work with their own laptop in a hybrid capacity (remote, with in-person as needed) during typical business hours unless otherwise discussed for special events and projects.

Our organization is highly event-focused; some traveling within the Triangle area may be required, and some scheduling may be influenced by specific needs of assignments. Interns and staff should have their own transportation, or be able to coordinate transportation to and from assignment locations.

For events and projects, our team spends a lot of time moving around (standing, lifting, carrying, reaching, etc.). Project and event environments can range from our warehouse, to schools, to corporate offices, nonprofit locations, conference venues, and more. 

Past Openings

Triangle Businesses for Good Mini Summit at Loading Dock

Fall 2022 Fund Development Intern (CLOSED)

Important:

  • There is 1 spot available.
  • All Interns must be age 18 or older to apply.
  • This internship requires a high level of maturity, confidentiality, and attention to detail, and may be best suited for an upper-level or graduate student. A successful intern may be considered for future staff employment beyond the internship, at Activate Good’s discretion and depending on budget.
  • Interns will be eligible for a stipend, which will be paid based on an hourly rate over the course of their internship. Worked hours are paid monthly on the last business day of the month.
  • Activate Good’s 2022 Internships are expected to be hybrid (remote with in-person as needed for meetings, projects and events) unless otherwise agreed to.

This internship is based on both *hours and budget:

  • Average Hours per Week: 15 
  • Maximum Hours per Term: 210
  • Internship Term: 14 weeks
  • Anticipated Start Date: Aug 22, 2022
  • Anticipated End Date: Nov 28, 2022 
  • $20/hour, with a maximum of $4,200 paid out in hourly wages over the course of the internship.

*Scheduling may be impacted by an individual intern’s personal goals and scheduling abilities, as well as the intern’s educational needs and internship assignments.

Your cover letter / letter of intent does not need to be long. We suggest one to two paragraphs to describe more about your professional goals, why you are completing an internship and what experiences you hope to gain this semester. Please include special interests and skills we can consider in your assignments, and why you’re interested in Activate Good’s mission. If you’re looking for more insight, take a look at the “What We Look For” info tab at the top of this page. Have fun with it!

The following Skills and Experiences are preferred:

  • Excellent communication skills and hygiene: timely, clear, concise, ability to conduct unprompted follow ups as needed, etc.
  • Solid tech skills; experience with the following or similar tools is beneficial: Google apps, Excel, monday.com, Canva, WordPress and Elementor, SurveyMonkey, iContact, etc.; constituent or customer management (CRM) databases is a plus.
  • Ability to manage their own assignments and deadlines
  • Ability to work with the Fund Development Manager to understand needs and determine next steps / timelines as needed/requested
  • Proactive: Interns are encouraged to think ahead through the process required to complete assignments, ask questions in advance, and meet or exceed deadlines as often as possible
  • Initiative: When able, interns are encouraged to bring new ideas to their supervisors, as well as seek new assignments, ways to pitch in, and opportunities to learn
  • Experience volunteering or otherwise working with nonprofits, public services and community organizations
  • Experience in special areas of interest (fundraising, grants, contracts and proposals, donor stewardship, etc.).

Learn more about what we look for in teammates earlier in this page under “What We Look For”.

All Activate Good staff and interns work with their own laptop in a hybrid capacity (remote, with in-person as needed) during typical business hours unless otherwise discussed for special events and projects.

Our organization is highly event-focused; some traveling within the Triangle area may be required, and some scheduling may be influenced by specific needs of assignments. Interns should have their own transportation, or be able to coordinate transportation to and from accepted assignment locations.

For events and projects, our team spends a lot of time moving around (standing, lifting, carrying, reaching, etc.). Project and event environments can range from our warehouse, to schools, to corporate offices, nonprofit locations, conference venues, and more. 

As temporary employees:

  • Interns will be paid through direct deposit monthly on the last business day of the month.
  • Interns are subject to income taxes.
  • Interns are not eligible for mileage reimbursement, except when assignments are associated with a special project or event with a budget to provide such support to all affiliated teammates at Activate Good.
  • Interns are not eligible for insurance or other employee benefits.
  • Each intern enters their internship agreement with Activate Good understanding that this is a temporary role with finite specifications for payment, hours, and/or latest end date – and no expectation of work beyond set maximums of their offer letter.
  • Employment is never guaranteed beyond the specifications of an agreed to internship. Any offer of employment beyond the bounds of an agreed to internship is considered a separate and unrelated offer, and will only be offered in writing and at the sole discretion of the Executive Director and HR Manager.

Wake Tech Students Only: Fall 2022 Programs Intern Team (CLOSED)

Important:

  • There are four (4) spots available on the Wake Tech intern team.
  • All Interns must be age 18 or older to apply.
  • Interns will be eligible for a stipend, which will be paid based on an hourly rate over the course of their internship. Worked hours are paid monthly on the last business day of the month.
  • Applicant classes and enrollment at Wake Tech during the summer semester will be confirmed prior to any offer for an interview.
  • Activate Good’s 2022 Internships are expected to be hybrid (remote with in-person as needed for meetings, projects and events) unless otherwise agreed to.

Through a special partnership with Wake Tech Community College, Activate Good will welcome four (4) fall interns for 2022. This internship is hours-based (120-150 hours per intern), with an expected start date of August 15; internships will conclude no later than December 16, unless otherwise agreed to. Scheduling may be impacted by an individual intern’s personal goals and scheduling abilities, as well as the intern team’s needs and assignments.

All internships with Activate Good will have a project, event and program leadership focus, though different interns also may support varied functions representative of their skills and interests (example: social media content, photography, etc.).

At Activate Good, an intern team is made up of 2-4 individual interns who work together toward common goals much like professional-level teams. Interns will need to truly work together to discuss and finalize the fine details of their team’s assignments, and hold each other accountable to meet deadlines. Interns will have the opportunity to practice collaboration, planning, deadline and time management, and more. 


Depending on the assignment and after receiving a hard deadline and deliverable details from their direct supervisor, interns may help build out the task list and timeline for completion. Interns will: 

  • discuss the assignment;
  • practice evaluating its parts to determine any possible components that the assignment requires in order to be complete;
  • determine suitable times for intern team meetings, milestones or check-ins and reviews;
  • delegate tasks / components between teammates;
  • and propose their draft plan and timeline to their supervisor before jumping into implementation.

Assignments may include:

  • Leading volunteers at service projects 
  • Planning and leading service project components
  • Planning and leading learning events or learning components at service projects
  • Sourcing project supplies for purchase
  • Preparing project supplies for volunteers pre-project
  • Creating project instructions and/or run-of-show
  • Supporting outreach efforts leading up to public volunteer events
  • Crafting infographics for post-project impacts
  • Drafting newsletter content
  • And more!

Big things happening Fall 2022 that the intern team may support:

  • Our Annual 9/11 Day of Service (September)
  • Many custom corporate service events and projects (September, October, and November)
  • Our Annual Family Volunteer Day (November)
  • Holiday Volunteering & Events (November-December)
  • Teens Change the World! Service Club Activities (Ongoing/Year Round)

Technology – all interns will learn and use: monday.com, Google (gmail, drive, photos, calendar)

Technology – interns may learn and use based on their assignments: Canva, iContact, SurveyMonkey, WordPress and Elementor

Your cover letter / letter of intent does not need to be long. We suggest one to two paragraphs to describe more about your professional goals, why you are completing an internship and what experiences you hope to gain this semester. Please include special interests and skills we can consider in your assignments, and why you’re interested in Activate Good’s mission. If you’re looking for more insight, take a look at the “What We Look For” info tab at the top of this page. Have fun with it!

The following Skills and Experiences are preferred:

  • Excellent communication skills and hygiene: timely, clear, concise, ability to conduct unprompted follow ups as needed, etc.
  • Solid tech skills; experience with the following or similar tools is beneficial: Google apps, Excel, monday.com, Canva, WordPress and Elementor, SurveyMonkey, iContact, etc.
  • Ability to manage their own assignments and deadlines
  • Ability to work as a team to determine next steps and delegation
  • Proactive: Interns are encouraged to think ahead through the process required to complete assignments, ask questions in advance, and meet or exceed deadlines as often as possible
  • Initiative: When able, interns are encouraged to bring new ideas to their supervisors and team, as well as seek new assignments, ways to pitch in, and opportunities to learn
  • Experience volunteering or otherwise working with nonprofits, public services and community organizations
  • Experience in special areas of interest (fund development, marketing, etc.) that the intern may communicate in their cover letter and may have the opportunity to investigate further during their internship term.

Learn more about what we look for in teammates earlier in this page under “What We Look For”.

All Activate Good staff and interns work with their own laptop in a hybrid capacity (remote, with in-person as needed) during typical business hours unless otherwise discussed for special events and projects.

Our organization is highly event-focused; some traveling within the Triangle area may be required, and some scheduling may be influenced by specific needs of assignments. Interns should have their own transportation, or be able to coordinate transportation to and from accepted assignment locations.

For events and projects, our team spends a lot of time moving around (standing, lifting, carrying, reaching, etc.). Project and event environments can range from our warehouse, to schools, to corporate offices, nonprofit locations, conference venues, and more. 

Through a special partnership with Wake Tech, this specific internship is able to offer each intern an hourly stipend of $15. 

As temporary employees:

  • Interns will be paid through direct deposit monthly on the last business day of the month
  • Interns are subject to income taxes
  • Interns are not eligible for mileage reimbursement, except when assignments are associated with a special project or event with a budget to provide such support to all affiliated teammates at Activate Good
  • Interns are not eligible for insurance or other employee benefits
  • Each intern enters their internship agreement with Activate Good understanding that this is a temporary role with finite specifications for payment, hours, and latest end date – and no expectation of work beyond set maximums of their offer letter

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