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7029 Albert Pick RoadSuite 200Greensboro, NC 27409


The American Heart Association works every minute of every day to spread lifesaving knowledge and fund groundbreaking research for heart disease and stroke. The American Heart Association is looking for a Development Intern in Greensboro, NC. The Triad has six major events each year. Guilford Heart Ball, Guilford Heart Walk, Guilford Go Red For Women, Iredell County Heart Ball, Winston-Salem Heart Ball and Winston-Salem Heart Walk.
The American Heart Association will offer unpaid internships for individuals interested in gaining work experience with a non-profit, voluntary health organization. Individuals will obtain practical experience and receive hands-on training in various disciplines including: fundraising/sales, database management, event planning, and communications.
Internship Opportunities
Individuals participating in the internship program are provided with an opportunity to:
 Gain important and practical job skills to be successful in a non-profit environment
 Opportunity to explore a career-path with a reputable voluntary health/service organization
Responsibilities may include:
 Event planning and logistics.
 Administrative duties
 Assistance in contacting businesses for participation in events and donations
 Assistance with developing event materials
 Event communications (i.e. newsletters, emails, social media updates)
 Volunteer Management
 Database management assistance
 Office support
 Creativity
 Strong phone skills
 Strong computer skills
 Office administrative skills
 Ability to accurately enter important data
 Strong time management skills
 Excellent organizational and listening skills
 Excellent oral, written and electronic communication
 Excellent attention to detail
 Marketing or sales background is a plus
 Desire to work in a fast paced environment
Intern should have minimum of 8+ hours available weekly. Internships are by semester and are offered year round. Intern is encouraged to work


  • Data Entry
  • Event Design & Planning
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Administrative Support
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible, Ideally 8+ Hours Weekly
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