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The Reach for the Stars Foundation
1051 NE 93rd Street
Miami Shores, FL
Posted: May 14 2015
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid
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DescriptionThis internship will provide a student with an opportunity for hands-on experience in non-profit operations, with opportunities for work on special projects. Leadership opportunities will be offered to applicants based on skills and experience. Successful, competent interns will receive gleaming letter of recommendation for their work.
The Reach for the Stars Foundation is dedicated to providing individuals afflicted with Cystic Fibrosis and their families with the resources, knowledge and support necessary to manage their unrelenting battle with this insidious disease. Cystic Fibrosis is not only physically debilitating, but carries a heavy financial and psychological burden for families.
Our Mission is to help alleviate the devastating consequences suffered by the CF afflicted and their families. Financial assistance is granted to those that meet certain criteria. Our objective is to enhance their quality-of-life now, so that they will be healthy enough to be the beneficiaries of on going research and medication advancements. Ultimately, our ambition is to see them live long enough, so that they will be able to benefit when there is a cure for this devastating disease.
The Reach for the Stars Foundation is currently funding the following programs to help meet the needs of the CF community:
Emergency Medical Treatment
The Reach for the Stars Foundation will provide financial support for travel, lodging, and transportation to facilitate prompt and appropriate medical attention
The Reach for the Stars Foundation financial support to individuals living with CF so that they may obtain the Respiratory Therapy treatments or Nutritional Supplementation required to optimally combat this devastating disease.
As we continue to bridge the gap between living with CF and finding a cure, The Reach for the Stars Foundation is committed to meeting the unique and unanticipated needs for our community.
The Reach for the Stars Foundation helps provide financial assistance to individuals and families struggling with the cost of much needed medications, high co-pays and out-of-pocket costs.
Lung Transplantation Assistance
Often a treatment option for individuals suffering from end stage Cystic Fibrosis is Double Lung Transplantation. Reach for the Stars Foundation provides financial assistance to those individuals who qualify for this potentially life saving surgery.
Responsibilities-Assist with all aspects of special event planning and implementation
-Help design, coordinate and assemble mailings, enter and manage donor data
-Assist with website re-design / manage online sales and donations
Requirements-Have an interest in non-profit work
-Proficiency in MS Office applications
-Must be at least a junior in college in good standing
-Experience with web page management a plus