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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Southern Nevada Chapter

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OUTREACH INTERN VOLUNTEER

At the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), we're passionate about our mission: to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS volunteers help carry out this mission in so many ways: supporting patients, family members, healthcare professionals, and our community, driving policy advocacy, participating in our campaigns, and helping LLS build much needed capacity.

Position Summary

Reporting to Student Series Chapter Campaign Manager, Outreach Interns will be able to join an enthusiastic team within the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society that focuses on working with schools participating in our philanthropic community service project.

This opportunity is well-suited position for candidates that are interested in broadening their knowledge of campaign support, nonprofit organization and relationship building - all while contributing to the efforts of saving lives. Ideal candidates will enjoy working with others and supporting the mission of LLS.

Various tasks include:

  • Desire to grow professionally and personally during this experience
  • Own projects assigned based on personal strengths and develop projects that challenge areas in which you can grow; all with a focus on the end goal of raising more lifesaving dollars and facilitating an environment that will foster success and teamwork
  • Provide accurate follow up through proactive phone and/or e-mail communications and visiting nearby schools to assist with assemblies and strategy planning meetings.
  • Assist in the development of program materials, including assembly and distribution.
  • Prepare assigned campaign correspondence and reports.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of the LLS mission and programs to promote the field and campaign fundraising initiatives.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Location

Southern Nevada Chapter

6280 S. Valley View Blvd. #342 Las Vegas, Nevada 89118

Time Commitment

Start: Early June

End: Dependent on hours needed for internship and interest

Hours: Hours and timeframe can vary based on availability

Qualifications

Volunteer should possess the following skills/qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Commitment to assisting the team for the overall success of the campaign
  • Ability to professionally represent LLS and its mission
  • Capacity to confidently speak with educators regarding key messages and values of the campaign
  • Excellent communication skills and phone etiquette
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and team player
  • Ability to collect and organize data effectively
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite and databases

    Training

    LLS will provide the volunteer with an orientation to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Also, email templates and communication calendar will be provided for each school based on program start date. Lastly, mock calls will be held with Student Series staff member in prior to outreach.

    Benefits

    Reference. College credit may be applicable. Need must be indicated at the time of volunteer interview for consideration.

    Interested volunteers should contact:

    Izzy Thorn, Student Series Campaign Manager

    (702)854-6117 ‚óŹ izzy.thorn@LLS.org

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About Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Southern Nevada Chapter

Location:

6280 S. Valley View Blvd., Ste. 342, Las Vegas, NV 89118, US

Mission Statement

The mission of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

We work tirelessly to find cures and ensure patients can access the lifesaving treatments they need. When someone experiences the fear and uncertainty of a blood cancer diagnosis, we provide hope, compassion, education and support. Our impact is felt beyond blood cancer. The breakthrough treatments we helped advance for blood cancers are now improving the lives of people affected by many types of cancer.

Description

Volunteers are our partners in the crusade to end cancer.

In 2017, LLS volunteers made a significant impact while selflessly dedicating their time and talent to achieve our mission. With countless ways to engage, from fundraising to providing patient support, our volunteers are changing the landscape of cancer.

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Southern Nevada Chapter serves residents who have been touched by blood cancer.

Children & Youth
Community
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

6280 S. Valley View Blvd. #342Las VegasLas Vegas, NV 89118

(36.07765,-115.18919)
 

SKILLS

  • Program Management
  • Business Development & Sales Management
  • Fundraising
  • Business Development
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • varies depending on availability

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