Non-Profit Internship with a variety of learning opportunities: Fall of 2015

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The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America
72 River Park Street
Needham, MA
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

Description:
Join our committed and energetic New England Regional team of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) and help support our mission to cure Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, and improve the quality of life of children and adults affected by these diseases. CCFA is a large, established, national nonprofit organization. CCFA has been recognized by Consumer Reports as one of the top non-profits to invest in. Over the last four year's CCFA has received 4 Stars from Charity Navigator, which is the highest rating a non-profit can receive.

The CCFA New England Regional chapter internship experience will provide a diverse range of non-profit opportunities and will immerse you in every aspect of working at a large, highly successful non-profit. The New England Regional chapter provides year-round education programs and special events to the thousands of people living in this region with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Through this internship you will work with a dynamic team of staff and volunteers who are highly committed to the CCFA mission. You will gain exposure to a variety of skill sets as you help to develop and execute major special events, help to fundraise, plan and deliver patient education and support programs as well as marketing and awareness initiatives.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Assist with the planning and creation of a host of special events, fundraising and educational programs.
• Assist with marketing of the programs and participate in awareness building activities.
• Work on securing funding through foundation grants and major gifts.
• Help with project management and ensuring programs are delivered on time.
• Attend departmental meetings and planning sessions.
• Provide support on various tasks as they arise.
• Additional projects may include identification and development of resources to increase efficiency and various projects as assigned.
• Opportunities exist for the intern to propose projects that will enhance the internship experience.



QUALIFICATIONS:
• College or Graduate School level with an interest in Health education, social work, public education, public health, public relations, fundraising or marketing.

• Proficient in basic MS Office Suite.

• Excellent organizational, oral and written skills.

• Solid project management skills.

• Able to multitask and a quick learner.

Approximate Hours Per Week: Flexible depending on time of year, would prefer minimum 10 hours per week.

Responsibilities

• Assist with the planning and creation of special events, fundraising and educational programs.
• Assist with marketing of the programs and participate in awareness building activities through various media outlets including social media, print, television and radio.
• Work on securing funding through foundation grants, corporate and major gifts.
• Help with project management and ensuring programs are delivered successfully and on time.
• Attend departmental meetings and planning sessions.
• Provide support on various tasks as they arise.
• Additional projects may include identification and development of resources to increase efficiency and various projects as assigned.

Requirements

• College or Graduate School level with an interest in Health education, social work, public education, public health, public relations, fundraising or marketing & communications.

• Proficient in basic MS Office Suite.

• Excellent organizational, oral and written skills.

• Solid project management skills.

• Able to multitask and a quick learner.

Skills

Preferred - Computer Proficiency, Excel, Volunteer Engagement, Grassroots Fundraising, Social Media Communications

How To Apply

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