Stillborn and Infant Loss Support (SAILS) is dedicated to helping those who have lost their child by letting them know that they are not alone. We are seeking a Program Coordinator Intern that will gain experience by participating in the development and roll-out of a new program focused on providing burial support. Once the program is up-and-running, the intern will move to the day-to-day operations. This will require/utilize communication, project management, and social work skills. The intern will work remotely. All work will be done online via email and work directly with the CEO to understand SAILS mission and the task associated with the program and the role of the Program Coordinator.
Create and maintain database to track program applications and outcomes;
Communicate with families, referral entities, funeral homes, and management;
Create program communication (brochure, application, emails, etc.) by working with management and referral entities;
Work with management to develop and document program guidelines;
Review and process applications for submission to management for a final decision; and
Follow-up with families, referral entities, funeral homes, and management to improve and revise program as needed.
Expected Environmental Conditions:
● Work will occur online and/or via the telephone from the intern’s location.
Qualifications/Requirement s for Intern Applicants:
Strong communication skills;
Proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Word;
Desire to learn Excel; and
Able to work well independently and use good judgment.
Internship Start Date:
As soon as possible
Internship Time Commitment:
10 to 15 hours per month
Internship Scheduling Guidelines:
The hours are flexible, but the intern will need to be available to communicate with various parties during their business hours.
Tools/Equipment Provided (including Personal Protective Equipment):
No tools to be provided as it is assumed the intern will utilize their own PC/Laptop.
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About STILLBORN AND INFANT LOSS SUPPORT
322 Main Street, Suite 116, Laurel, MD 20707, US
Our mission to to provide a platform of community, mentorship, education and advocacy for families impacted by pregnancy loss or the death of a baby before their first birthday.
There is nothing more devastating than waiting and expecting for months to meet your baby, only to have your hopes and dreams shattered when you find out your child has died.
Every year in the United States 26,000 babies are stillborn-they die sometimes after the 20th week of pregnancy, Many of these babies were perfectly healthy, and the pregnancies were seemingly uncomplicated. In two-thirds of all cases, the cause of death is never found.
Stillborn and Infant Loss Support (SAILS) is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to raising awareness and providing grieving families with resources and support.
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We'll work with your schedule.
This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.