Office Support Volunteer Intern

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Job Title: Office Support Volunteer Intern
Hours Weekly: 4 to 24 hours/week
Days Per Week: 1 to 5 days/week
Length of Internship: 3 months, with option to renew after a check-in
Training: Orientation and Training Provided
Free Geek Supervisor: Stephen Getman, Volunteer Coordinator


Tasks will include some or all of the following:

  • Assist the front desk as necessary
  • Train to answer questions about Free Geek pleasantly and knowledgeably
  • Retrieve voice mail messages, answer and return calls, deliver messages effectively
  • Make class reminder calls to attendees before day of class
  • Manage all front desk documents and maintain surplus copies
  • Sign up individual and group volunteers
  • Maintain complete tour guide schedule
  • Check office supplies weekly and place item requests
  • Alphabetize build sheets monthly
  • Work till and process donations
  • Give tours
  • Run organizational projects
  • Recruit and manage volunteers to support projects

Desired Qualifications

  • Good phone skills
  • Experience with appropriate email etiquette
  • Pleasant, outgoing and approachable persona
  • Enjoy working with people
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Work calmly amidst ongoing chaos
  • Understand Free Geek and Open Source philosophy
  • Self-motivated and self-managing with minimal supervision
  • Prioritize needs of visitors and volunteers
  • Able to learn new skills, programs, and information

In addition:

The ideal candidate will be able to work well under stress and maintain a positive attitude in a relatively chaotic setting. The candidate will not be afraid to ask questions, but will be able to work on projects with minimal supervision. The candidate will be able to remain flexible as Free Geek grows and changes.


This position is an excellent opportunity to gain valuable job skills, make a difference for people and the environment, and make connections in the community. Active volunteers are eligible to receive a 20% discount on items in the Free Geek Thrift Store and to become a member of the First Tech Credit Union. Free Geek also offers free computer classes to volunteers. In addition, interns can choose to receive a free computer after volunteering 24 hours in our internship program.

To apply

Please fill out our interest form, and we'll get back to you soon.

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