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JDRF is the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. JDRF’s goal is to progressively remove the impact of T1D from people’s lives until we achieve a world without T1D. JDRF collaborates with a wide spectrum of partners and is the only organization with the scientific resources, regulatory influence, and a working plan to better treat, prevent, and eventually cure T1D.
The JDRF Special Events Program is seeking a reliable and qualified internship applicant who is eager to fulfill the below responsibilities.
Work as an integral part of the Special Events Team to coordinate event logistics for annual Gala and Walk
Event planning, promotion and on-site execution including setup and teardown for annual Gala and Walk
Maintain up-to- date event documents including site schedule forms and action plans
Procure and organize supplies for events
Assist in administrative duties associated with the Special Events Program including accounting, data entry, and incentive benefits for sponsors
Other duties as assigned by supervisors
Must be a college student in the Valley Metro Area.
Interest in nonprofit administration and management, fundraising, public service, health services, community outreach and children’s education.
Strong writing skills, ability to communicate effectively, public speaking skills, and attention to detail.
Must have reliable transportation.
Ability to lift 50 pounds and stand for long periods of time
Creative and detail-oriented
Positive attitude, professional demeanor, and dedication.