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enCourage Kids Foundation | New York, NY
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enCourage Kids Foundation


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Published 21 days ago

February 24, 2020
June 5, 2020
Spring Semester with opportunity to stay on for the Summer. Dates and days are flexible to accommodate class schedules. Minimum commitment is 10 hours per week.

enCourage Kids Foundation seeks an intern to support and assist the Special Events Department in their fundraising efforts.

For 34 years, enCourage Kids Foundation has helped humanize healthcare for children and their families by resourcing impact-driven pediatric programs and supporting the Child Life Community. Serving nearly one million children annually, our programs offer relief from the constant burden of treatment, hospital stays, and doctor appointments, while also supporting pediatric facilities to meet the unique needs of their patients. enCourage Kids envisions a world where every child—regardless of the difficulty of his or her medical journey—experiences joy, hope, resilience, and healing.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with fundraising events – Annual Gala, enCourage Kids Night at Citi Field and Golf Outing.
  • Solicit restaurants and various organizations to support the events through donations to the silent auction and raffle, as well as financial sponsorships
  • Support events by making follow-up phone calls, generating mailings, researching and compiling lists, organizing materials for and working at events
  • Perform general administrative office duties as necessary; and
  • Maintain a working knowledge of programs

Position Requirements:

  • Must be a strong oral communicator and be comfortable on the phone;
  • Self-starter with demonstrated ability to prioritize, and handle multiple tasks;
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel);
  • Strong written, organizational and interpersonal skills;
  • Professional demeanor and enjoys working with others.

enCourage Kids Foundation seeks an intern to support and assist the Special Events Department in their fundraising efforts.

For 34 years, enCourage Kids Foundation has helped humanize healthcare for children and their families by…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Academic Credits

Benefits

Education Requirements:

Candidates should be in the process of obtaining a Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university in the field of Public Service, Non-Profit Management, Social Work, Public Health Administration, Communications, Marketing, and/or related discipline.


Benefits:

enCourage Kids offers a supportive, hands-on working environment where interns can learn new skills and enhance existing ones. This internship is an exciting opportunity to work with a leading children’s charity in New York City, gain valuable non-profit knowledge and contribute to an incredible cause. Interns can receive school credit where applicable and a letter of recommendation upon completion.

Education Requirements:

Candidates should be in the process of obtaining a Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university in the field of Public Service, Non-Profit…

How to Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter with semester availability to Briana@encourage-kids.org with the subject line Special Events Internship.

Please send a resume and cover letter with semester availability to Briana@encourage-kids.org with the subject line Special Events Internship.

Location

1560 Broadway, Suite 600, New York, NY 10036

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