Intern, Metro New York North (MNYN) Event Support

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American Red Cross
HUM NY Long Island Chapter - NY616
Greenwich, CT
Posted: February 02 2016
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission.

The American Red Cross offers exceptional undergraduate and graduate students internship opportunities at our Red Cross national headquarters in Washington, D.C. and in chapters across the country through our Internship Program. Interns are matched with a specific department where they work on advancing critical projects.

The intern will learn about Red Cross mission, and the importance of funding that mission through the Red & White Ball. They will also learn more about Service to the Armed Forces and Disaster Response through important ties with Ball programming.

The Intern, Metro New York North (MNYN) Event Support is an Unpaid Internship where candidates must be enrolled in a degree program at the time of the internship. The opportunity is based in Greenwich, CT.

All Interns are Part Time and hours will need to be worked Monday – Friday between 9am – 5pm.

Basic Qualifications:
• Undergraduate Sophomore student and above enrolled in a degree program preferably in Nonprofit, Communications, Public Relations or related discipline
• Organized
• Well Spoken
• Interest in Event Planning
• Interest in Fundraising

Responsibilities:
• Take notes during Ball Committee Meetings
• Liaise with Production Company
• Solicit and Record Donations
• Assist with logistics the day before and day of Ball
• Support with recruiting and securing Ball Auction Items, Sponsorships, Journal Ads and general donations.
• Record donations through external websites and spreadsheets
• Complete research on local Nonprofit Events and their attendees to broaden our scope


Candidates will be considered for the summer 2016 semester.
• 10-15 hours/week


To apply for this position, please apply online at
www.americanredcross.apply2jobs.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=62589


The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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