At this time our internship positions are unpaid, however the intellectual challenges and rewards of the experience of working at a diverse and culturally educational and enriching facility are substantial. MCCS facilitates students' greater involvement in multicultural-related education, collaborations and cross/inter-cultural community building.
Upon completion of the internship program, the interns are provided with a full letter of recommendation for their school or job.
Position Title: Front Desk Helper
Purpose: The position of Front Desk Helper serves as the receptionist for Multicultural Center of the South, supporting the organization’s mission to educate the general public and visitors about the rich diversity and history of Shreveport, Bossier, Northwest Louisiana and the South.
The Front Desk Helper represents the organization to the public who visit or contact the organization’s main offices Tuesday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: The Front Desk Helper works in the public reception area of the organization’s main office at 520 Spring St., Shreveport, LA 71101
· The Front Desk Helper answers the main phone line and directs calls
· Greets guests and directs them to exhibits
· Answers questions about exhibits and provides information when necessary
· Makes reminder phone calls to other volunteers/interns who are assigned to projects
· Prepares correspondence as needed
· Other duties as assigned
Length of Appointment: The Front Desk Helper is assigned to two days per week for a period of three months. After three months, the Front Desk Helper may be reappointed for another three months at the discretion of the supervisor.
Time Commitment: Two days per week (Tuesday-Friday) for six hours (9 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-4 p.m.), for a minimum of three months.
Qualifications: Basic knowledge of computer and data entry. Pleasant manner, patience, problem-solving ability, dependability.
Support: Training for this position will be provided. In addition, the Administrative Assistant will be available for questions and assistance.
Dress Code: Business Casual