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enCourage Kids Foundation | New York, NY
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enCourage Kids Foundation


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Published 19 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 Programs department.

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 planning and execution of the enCourage Kids Escapes Program, including outings such as museum and zoo visits, holiday themed parties, and seasonal activities
  • Perform daily office duties including mailings, research, compiling lists, packing & data entry
  • Communicate with member families via phone and e-mail to distribute event information, update changes in contact information, and answer any general Escapes questions
  • Attend Escapes events and assist in set-up, break down, ticket distribution, and any other day-of duties
  • Attend hospital visits, hospital parties with Programs Team as needed
  • Maintain a working knowledge of programs and perform other related duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Self-starter with demonstrated ability to prioritize multitask
  • Flexible attitude eager to support new and evolving projects
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and Database Management Programs)
  • Strong oral, written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Accuracy and precision in handling details
  • Ability to work as a team player and a strong interest in working with children and families


enCourage Kids Foundation seeks an intern to support and assist the Programs department.

For 34 years, enCourage Kids Foundation has helped humanize healthcare for children and their families by resourcing impact-driven pediatric…

Details at a glance

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  • 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

Interested applicants should email a resume and cover letter to Briana@encourage-kids.org with the subject line Programs Internship.

Interested applicants should email a resume and cover letter to Briana@encourage-kids.org with the subject line Programs Internship.

Location

1560 Broadway, Suite 600, New York, NY 10036

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