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Kansas City Event Planning Internship

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Make an impact working with local homeless youth while using your own creativity! The HALO Event Planning Intern will primarily focus on developing, coordinating, and facilitating the Inspiration Breakfast, #ArtDoesGood Campaign and Annual ArtReach Auction fundraising events. They will also help with planning any other internal or external events that arise. This position will be for 10-15 hours a week (including some evenings) consisting of office hours at HALO Headquarters in Kansas City and event planning meetings. This intern will report to the COO and Senior Operations Manager.

A majority of this position will comprise of:

  • Brainstorming with staff on the event aspects

  • Coordination of event logistics and timeline management

  • Promotion of event to local supporters and donors

  • Spending 2-3 days in the HALO office, planning and implementing actionable next steps for the event

  • Volunteer recruitment and day of event management

  • Planning and scheduling social media for donors and sponsors

  • Assisting with event and programming needs as they arise

Candidates for this Internship must exhibit strong organizational and communication skills. Also be able to work well in a team atmosphere, highly motivated, enjoy brainstorming, and take the initiative on all projects.

Needs to be efficient in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint. Knowledge in WordPress and Canva is a plus. Training provided on all other programs.

Please note this is an unpaid internship; however this an excellent opportunity to gain a variety of experience in the nonprofit sector.

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About The HALO Foundation


1600 Genessee St, Suite 200, Kansas City, MO 64102, US

Mission Statement

HALO helps one more child spend one less day alone.


Everyone can think of that one moment in their life that changed everything. It’s the moment that made you who you are today. For more than 3,000 kids around the world, HALO is that moment. At HALO, we give our kids a home in which hope can emerge from hardship. And where drawings about their past unlock dreams about their future. We work wherever kids who have been abused, abandoned, and orphaned, need to feel loved. We work help one more child spend one less day alone. Love heals.

HALO believes every child should have the foundation of a family. Since 2005, HALO has provided love in the form of housing, healing and education to heal homeless and at-risk children. Featured in the Moroccanoil INSPIRED film series, "American Spirit" of CBS Evening News, "Heroes Among Us" and "25 Women Changing the World" of PEOPLE magazine, "The Today Show," and Variety Magazine, HALO serves more than 3,000 children and supports 11 programs around the globe each year. It has Learning Centers and Housing programs in Kansas City, and Jefferson City, Missouri, and art programming in New York and Portland. HALO also supports orphanages and programs in Uganda, Kenya, Mexico and India. Learn how Love Heals at HALO and help one more child spend one less day alone at


Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Homeless & Housing
Arts & Culture, Children & Youth, Homeless & Housing


We'll work with your schedule.


1600 Genessee, Suite 200Kansas City, MO 64102



  • Event Design & Planning
  • Event Management
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Fundraising




  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 10-15 hours per week
  • Apply Here:

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