Volunteer & Pro-Bono Engagements Intern, Human Resources

Cambridge, MA
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Job Description: We are currently seeking a Volunteer & Pro-Bono Engagements Intern to join our Human Resources team. The intern will contribute to our team by researching, communicating about, and analyzing opportunities for Accion to create partnerships and skills-based opportunities for external engagement. This role will offer the opportunity to work closely with the SVP of Human Resources, along with our program teams, and will allow the intern to obtain an overview of a global non-profit and the work of its HR team.


The main responsibility for this internship will involve the creation of a standardized approach to volunteer and pro-bono engagements with Accion. This will involve research, communication across departments, and analysis of existing programs and potential partners.

Research potential partnerships, including networks of skilled volunteers, universities.

Communicate across departments to learn about existing project needs and assist in the creation of candidate profiles based on these needs.

Additional responsibilities (time permitting) to be determined based on the intern’s interest and skillset with the HR team.


Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

Strong writing and computer skills.

Comfort working independently.

Interested in our mission of creating a financially inclusive world.

Willingness to embody our values of excellence, respect and passion for social change.

Excellence: Accion staff should always put forth their best effort in all activities, strive for high quality of collective and individual performance; and demonstrate honesty and integrity at all times while in the workplace and while working on behalf of the organization.

Respect: Accion staff should value one another’s roles and responsibilities as much as their own, be encouraging, and value the diverse and unique perspectives of colleagues. They should honor obligations and commitments to each other and to external partners.

Passion for Social Change: Accion staff should be committed to making a difference in the lives of those less fortunate, value the greater good of the organization over personal gain, and promote a productive workplace by acknowledging the accomplishments of others.

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Additional Information

Accion is a global nonprofit committed to creating a financially inclusive world, with a pioneering legacy in microfinance and fintech impact investing. We catalyze financial service providers to deliver high-quality, affordable solutions at scale for the three billion people who are left out of – or poorly served by – the financial sector. For more than 50 years, Accion has helped tens of millions of people through its work with more than 90 partners in 40 countries. For further information, visit www.accion.org.