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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


5331 SW Macadam AvenueSuite 290Portland, OR 97239



Working in the Chapter Programs Department, the intern will be responsible for performing a wide variety of duties for chapter programs and services, and advocacy. The intern will be responsible for increasing awareness about MS, and advancing the programs, services, advocacy and community outreach efforts of the Chapter.



  • Research and compile legislator information and relevant legislative material.
  • Coordinate legislative visits of the Oregon Chapter delegation for the Public Policy Conference in Washington, D.C.
  • Coordinate local legislative visits and materials.
  • Monitor state and federal legislation.
  • Prepare materials and communications for chapter activists.
  • Assist with communications and materials for committee meetings.

Community Programs & Self-Help Groups

  • Maintain knowledge of current programs and services offered by the Oregon Chapter.
  • Assist with the coordination, marketing and implementation of programs.
  • Research potential community program sites.
  • Maintain database registration and attendance lists, and communicate with registrants.
  • Maintain database of self-help groups and leaders.
  • Prepare materials for programs and self-help groups.
  • Compile program outcome measure statistics.
  • Prepare materials and communications for self-help group leaders.
  • Assist with communications and materials for committee meetings.

Community Outreach

  • Research and compile information on community resources and contacts.
  • Coordinate community outreach visits and materials.
  • Database entry of community outreach contacts.
  • Assist with correspondence and mailings.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Administrative Support
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum 8 hours per week for 12 weeks
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