Internship posted by: The ALS Association Golden West Chapter
Posted on: January 23, 2013
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Special Events Intern
Learn first-hand the methods and art of nonprofit event management and fundraising
Established in 1985, The ALS Association is the only national non-profit organization fighting Lou Gehrig's Disease on every front. By leading the way in global research, providing assistance for people with ALS through a nationwide network of chapters, coordinating multidisciplinary care through certified clinical care centers, and fostering government partnerships, The Association builds hope and enhances quality of life while aggressively searching for new treatments and a cure.
As the preeminent ALS organization, The Association leads the way in research, care services, public education, and public policy — giving help and hope to those facing the disease.The Association's nationwide network of chapters provides comprehensive patient services and support to the ALS community. The mission of The ALS Association is to lead the fight to treat and cure ALS through global research and nationwide advocacy, while also empowering people with Lou Gehrig's Disease and their families to live fuller lives by providing them with compassionate care and support.
Visit www.alsagoldenwest.org to learn more about the organization.
The purpose of this position is to assist the Signature Events Department to ensure that the community we serve supports the organization via donor cultivation. The functions are carried out in collaboration with Executive Management, Communications, Event Management, and Program staff. The position reports to the Regional Director of Signature Events.
The Special Events Intern will develop a work plan in collaboration with the staff that will include some or all of the following functions:
The schedule is flexible between the hours of 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday. A minimum of 8 hours per week is required.
Please send cover letter and resume to:email@example.com