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2424 Edenborn AvenueSuite 660Metairie, LA 70001


Take Your Career On A Mission! Are you looking for a career opportunity that directly impacts the community you live in? How about an opportunity to have a rewarding career working for the premier voluntary health organization that supports people with type 1 & type 2 diabetes? Our employees like working at the American Diabetes Association because of our opportunities, inclusive environment, work-life balance, benefits and culture. When you join our dedicated team you will experience the gratification of knowing your work impacts the well-being of millions of people, both directly and indirectly, affected by diabetes.

DESCRIPTION The American Diabetes Association is proud to announce the availability of an Internship in the Metairie, LA office. The Special Events and Fundraising internship will give the selected intern a chance to earn valuable experience in event marketing and community outreach. Duties include: · Assist with marketing strategy and execution with press releases, media sponsorship and community awareness campaigns. · Assist in event planning and management. · Recruitment calls/e-mails/visits to fundraising teams/groups. · Implementing outreach plan to small companies for team development and low level sponsorship. · Represent the Association at community events and health fairs · Responding to email, mailings and phone inquiries when applicable

REQUIREMENTS * Currently enrolled in a local University or College (Minimum two years of college education or completion of required prerequisite courses preferred.) * Highly motivated, self-starting student who is passionate about public service * Excellent writing, research, and communication skills * Proficiency in MS Office Word and Excel, Internet and e-mail * Proficiency in database management and design of spreadsheets * Able to communicate via telephone * Proficient public speaking and presentation skills * Attention to detail and accuracy · Ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects while maintaining an organized environment · Comfortable working in a team environment, but also capable of functioning independently · Ability to work 20+ hours per week (some evenings and weekends) · Ability to lift at least 25 pounds · Ability to provide own transportation. · This is an unpaid internship. Please note: This is a 3 month minimum obligation, start and end dates are flexible.

The American Diabetes Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.


  • Office Management
  • Program Management
  • Fundraising
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Administrative Support
  • Community Outreach

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • 3 months
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