Corporate Social Responsibility Intern
Job Details
Yakima Corporate - Yakima, WA

Job Title:   CSR Intern                                                          

Department:  Human Resources

Classification:   Non-Exempt/Hourly                                      

Reports to:  Corporate Responsibility Manager


Job Qualifications:

  1. Verbal and written communication skills.
  2. Strong organizational skill and problem-solving skills.
  3. Skills to work independently and effectively in a complex, dynamic work environment, including a virtual/remote format.
  4. Knowledge of or interest in corporate Environmental Social Governance (ESG) issues.
  5. An eager communicator with interest in developing and editing content.
  6. Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines.
  7. Can self-start and make progress independently when given instruction.
  8. Excited to work on projects, which can include quick turnaround times and tight deadlines.
  9. Skilled with Microsoft Office, primarily PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, and Teams; SharePoint a plus.

Job Summary:

In this role, you will join the CSR team to perform a variety of functions in support of our corporate-wide CSR efforts. The role will have the opportunity to engage with several departments’ groups including human resources, corporate communications, quality, operations, supply chain, and employee volunteers.

This internship will provide:
An opportunity to work closely with a member of YCH’s Corporate Social Responsibility Team and help drive key strategic initiatives and support essential operational tasks and responsibilities.

  1. Experience in a private company environment that is growing rapidly, within a corporate team that supports over 400 professionals across the globe.
  2. An introduction to YCH culture and the variety of career paths that YCH offers.
  3. An ability to network with experienced professionals and establish relationships that will be meaningful to your future career.
  4. An opportunity to apply concepts, practices and strategies learned in the classroom to business operations.
  5. Strong focus on communications, brand strategy, and diversity and inclusion.
  6. Exposure to community relations and ESG and corporate social responsibility strategy.
  7. A competitive wage.
  8. Ability to be engaged with one of the most exciting industries in the world.

Job Duties:

  1. As an intern, you will be assisting in the preparation for our next annual Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting, along with other external sustainability disclosures.
    • Reporting covers all planet and people related commitments and performance across YCH and are used by customers and investor groups.
  2. Support CSR team in creating and maintaining YCH’s annual Sustainability Reporting efforts through organizing and analyzing data.  
  3. When needed, put together charts and presentations based on data gathered.
  4. Conduct research on corporate climate policies, best practices, and communications.
  5. Update company policies, procedures, and standard operating procedures associated with YCH’s environmental management system.
  6. Conduct site visits of operational facilities to ensue conformance with the environmental management system.
  7. Update corporate social responsibility metrics monthly.
  8. Support coordination and planning of employee engagement campaigns, and other duties as necessary.
  9. Support our employees working to meet corporate responsibility goals, locally across our campuses.
  10. Assist team with blog articles and help develop other communications material.
  11. Draft internal and external messaging for upcoming volunteer and give back opportunities.
  12. Support CSR Manager and HR Team in the planning and execution of upcoming volunteer events.
  13. Schedule meetings and assist CSR Manager prepare planning meetings to discuss CSR Strategy with local and global staff.
  14. Assist YCH growers on sustainability reporting efforts.
  15. Ability to travel to grower facilities in WA, OR, and ID and attend various industry events related to job functions.