Internship - Youth And Family Initiatives

internship - full time, paid

American Diabetes Association
Metairie, LA
Closed
Posted 74 Days ago
American Diabetes Association
Metairie, LA
internship - full time, paid
Posted 74 Days ago
Closed

Description

Internship - Youth and Family Initiatives (unpaid) American Diabetes Association - Metairie, LA3.9 7 hours agoPart-timeEstimated: $19,000 - $28,000 a year Apply Now Benefits * Flexible Schedule Internship - Youth and Family Initiatives (unpaid) - (190000BR) Description The American Diabetes Association (The Association), the nation's leading health organization focused on diabetes, is seeking an energetic and outgoing Youth & Family Initiatives intern. Through a variety of activities focused on reaching the diagnosed and those at high risk for diabetes, the Association works to achieve its mission: to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. This is a great opportunity for someone looking for a career in Public Health, Community Development, Nutrition, or other Health Sciences. Candidate must be energetic, a team player, results-oriented and dedicated to the achievement of personal and team goals. Intern will provide support to Association staff and gain valuable skills and insights while assisting with program planning, communications and advocacy, and volunteer outreach. The interns role will be to support the Territory Directory of Youth and Family Initiatives primarily focused on: the local camp for kids, family engagement, high risk populations, and mission engagement. This unpaid internship can provide school credit, offers a flexible schedule and valuable experience in the non-profit sector (approximately 15 to 20 hours a week). The Youth & Family Initiatives Intern responsibilities include (but not limited to): Become familiar with the mission, standards of care, and the programs and events of the American Diabetes Association � Assist in the planning and execution of camp for kids, including related events and programs for the Camp. Attend the local camp for kids on the event date (if possible) Help in planning and implementing community education sessions and events, such as Safe at School Assist in the distribution Association educational materials Assist with mailings and package assembly Utilizes social network platforms to promote events Visit local health care partners for continued engagement and to provide ADA resource materials Provide educational workshop on diabetes awareness, prevention, and management to at-risk communities Participate in the day of event activities (when necessary) Document activities (photos, video) to be shared with participants, families, partners, etc. Assist at working health fairs and other community events Qualifications Must be a current college student (pursuing bachelors or masters) or recent graduate Excellent organization skills Eagerness to learn new things and work in a team environment Positive demeanor and outgoing personality Excellent verbal and written communication skills Ability to prioritize and handle a variety of assignments simultaneously Ability to travel to ADA event sites as needed Primary Location: US-LA-Metairie Work Locations: LA02 Metairie LA 2424 Edenborn Ave. Ste 470 Metairie 70001 Job: Intern Organization: ADA BU Schedule: Temporary Internship Job Type: Part-time Job Posting: May 7, 2019, 5:43:58 PM

Skills

community development, youth empowerment, advocacy, middle school, event management, organization, healthcare, video, public health, flexibility, nutrition, cooking, scheduling, active directory, career development

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