The Alzheimer’s Association provides a variety of education, information, support services, and advocacy to persons with dementia, their families, healthcare professionals and the community. As the number of persons affected by Alzheimer’s disease escalates, there is an increased demand for programs and services. With this demand, the Alzheimer’s Association also requires more funding to provide these needed services.
This intern position is needed to assist with the Alzheimer’s Association’s signature events, the Knoxville Walk to End Alzheimer’s,
This Internship is unpaid and reports to the Development Manager.
Essential Job Functions: Job functions will vary based on semester and the timeline/tasks associated with that time frame. * Be knowledgeable about mission of the Alzheimer’s Association and how Walk to End Alzheimer’s fuels that mission. * In coordination with Walk Manager, develop a plan of action to ensure logistical needs are met both prior to and during event. * Work to secure in-kind donations including water, refreshments, food, entertainment and other critical onsite needs. * Coordinate vendor contracts including; table and chair rentals, tents, portable restrooms, transportation, equipment, decorations, start/finish line, staging, and signage. * Assist in outreach to donors, businesses, sponsors, and volunteers by phone and mail for engagement in the Association’s signature events * Assist with mailings and package assembly * Attend designated and promotional local Association events, event wrap-around event and assist staff as necessary * Tackle area strategies through research * Data entry and clean up * Other duties as assigned
478 Craighead Street, Suite 200, Nashville, TN 37204, US
The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.
The Alzheimer's Association Tennessee Chapter has offices in these cities; Nashville, Chattanooga, Knoxville, Kingsport and Memphis. We have a team of volunteers across the state leading the way in program delivery, fundraising and advocacy.
Advocacy & Human Rights
We'll work with your schedule.
This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.
February 25, 2021
Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
Basic Computer Skills
Driver's License Needed
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
Minimum of 10-15 hrs per week. Due to Covid-19, this is a virtual position. In-person internships will be available for fall semester
Length of Commitment:
Spring Semester (January-May)
Summer Semester (June-August)
Fall Semester (September-
Students who apply must currently be enrolled as a full-time student at a college or university.
Preferred majors: Communications, Marketing, Hospitality Management, Parks and Recreation (not required additional majors will be considered).