The Arthritis Foundation is seeking an energetic and passionate special events and development intern/volunteer opportunity to assist with the planning, organization, development, and growth of Arthritis Foundation special events, grant writing and other fundraising initiatives.
Our team of dedicated professionals and volunteers are leading the fight for the arthritis community and helping to conquer everyday battles through life-changing information and resources, access to optimal care, advancements in science, and building community connections.
Conduct market and prospect research
Silent auction management
Solicitation of in-kind event donations
Event planning, coordination, and execution
Volunteer recruitment and coordination
Event committee liaison
Cultivation and stewardship of constituents
Attend and participate in fundraising event related activities and meetings (may be virtual)
Assist in researching and submitting online grant requests
Promote the Arthritis Foundation’s mission throughout the community * Assist with administrative projects as needed
Microsoft Office proficiency
Internet savvy with regular and consistent computer and internet access
Self-motivated, team player with the ability to meet deadlines, remain flexible, and adjust to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment
Strong organizational skills, with keen attention to details
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Must be able to work in a group and independently
Open to local travel with reliable transportation
The Spring Development internship/volunteer opportunity will run through May 2021, with the opportunity to extend if desired. Summer and fall internships/volunteer opportunities are available as well. This is a remote position and part-time and full-time options are available. Occasional evening and weekend work may be needed. This is an unpaid career experience program; course credit may be provided if needed.
For consideration please send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org .
The Arthritis Foundation is the Champion of Yes. Leading the fight for the arthritis community, the Arthritis Foundation helps conquer everyday battles through life-changing information and resources, access to optimal care, advancements in science and community connections. Our goal is to chart a winning course, guiding families in developing personalized plans for living a full life - and making each day another stride towards a cure. We also publish Arthritis Today, the award-winning magazine that reaches 4.2 million readers.