The Community Programs Volunteer Intern will support the Community Programs Department and will coordinate logistics and volunteers associated with all community events, including countywide beach, inland, and community cleanups, and volunteer programs. This position reports directly to the Community Program Coordinator.

TYPE OF EMPLOYMENT: Unpaid Internship

INTERNSHIP DATES: Course of semester

TIME COMMITMENT: 6-15 hours per week, including weekend events


  • Assist with coordination of ILACSD’s community events and programs
  • Manage Community Programs supplies, inventory, purchasing, proper and timely storage
  • Respond to volunteer inquiries including check in and check out of supplies
  • Coordinate and attend community cleanups and events
  • Work with Marketing Department to promote community events including collateral and website updates
  • Fostering positive relationships with community groups, local media, elected officials, and other parties
    who can assist ILACSD in fulfilling its mission and supply funding
  • Professional and accurate representation of ILACSD
  • Assist other departments as needed


  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Commitment to working in a team environment
  • Ability to interact with diverse groups of people
  • Effective communication skills for diverse audiences
  • Knowledge of environmental challenges facing San Diego County
  • Reliable transportation
  • Weekend availability
  • Bilingual Spanish/English preferred

How to Apply

To apply, applicants must submit their résumé and cover letter in PDF format to Nik Kennedy at nkennedy@cleansd.org.