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7525 SE 24th St.Ste. 300Mercer Island, WA 98040
2017 Gala


Northwest Parkinson's Foundation is seeking a dynamic and detailed-oriented Special Events Intern for Summer 2018 to assist in Walk for Parkinson's and setting up our annual Dinner & Auction!

While interning at Northwest Parkinson's Foundation, you will gain a basic understanding of fundraising event planning, logistics, and database management as a member of a tight-knit and dedicated team.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting with event logistics, including but not limited to: participant registration; item procurement; vendor communications; setup and teardown; and guest attendance
  • Maintaining relationships with donors and clients through donor communications
  • Implementing and supporting use of peer-to-peer fundraising and event technology, including Raisin, DonorPerfect, and Greater Giving

NWPF's ideal Special Events Intern is:

  • An enthusiastic and gifted verbal and written communicator
  • Friendly and personable
  • A quick learner, comfortable learning new technology and systems in a fast-paced environment
  • Dedicated to the nonprofit community - ideally, those effected by Parkinson's


  • Donor Management
  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing
  • Fundraising
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Administrative Support
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Part-time (flexible)

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