Administrative Support Volunteers & Internships

Volunteers assist the Solid Waste Authority with a wide range of duties in several departments, including Public Affair and Recycling, Customer Information Services, and Information Technologies. Apply to volunteer today.

The following is a summary of the activities volunteers and interns may be involved with:

Audio / Visual Department
  • Assisting staff with video shoots
  • Assisting staff in setting up the Auditorium for Board meetings and events
  • Labeling tapes and other activities
Public Affairs and Recycling Department
  • Computer work
  • Assisting staff with special events
  • Assemble tour bags and educational packets
  • Performing miscellaneous office duties 
Management Information Systems
  • Troubleshooting PCs
  • Installing programs on the network and PCs
  • Assisting staff with training programs
Customer Information Services
  • Computer work
  • Assisting staff with special events
  • Putting together information packets
  • Assisting with mass mailings
  • Assisting staff with inventory
  • Performing miscellaneous office duties
An internship is available to Palm Beach County High School and College students. Selected students work at the Authority as non-paid interns to assist SWA departments. The SWA Volunteer Coordinator monitors and coordinates the interaction between the intern and the departments. Students are eligible for community service volunteer hours, if applicable.

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