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ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION INC

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Arthritis Foundation- Eastern Pennsylvania

Public Health Internship / Volunteer Opportunity

The Arthritis Foundation is seeking an energetic and passionate public health intern to assist with the growth of our local community working with patients and health care providers in the Eastern Pennsylvania Market.

Our team is 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 community connections.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct market and prospect research
  • Partner with volunteers to organize and execute patient educational programs
  • Assist with growth of Peer-Led, Arthritis Connect Groups
  • Help plan and execute Juvenile Arthritis (JA) initiatives, including summer camps and JA Days
  • Assist with educational program grant writing
  • Ensure health care practices have necessary Arthritis Foundation materials
  • Assist in recruiting new health care providers to become involved with the Arthritis Foundation
  • Build partnerships with local medical societies/associations and medical/nursing schools
  • Assist with increasing participation in patient reported outcome assessment, Live Yes! Insights
  • Communicate mission activities with constituents
  • Assist in local advocacy efforts
  • Promote the Arthritis Foundation’s mission throughout the community
  • *Assist with administrative projects as needed

Requirements:

  • Microsoft Office proficiency
  • Internet savvy with regular and consistent computer and internet access
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • 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
  • Must be able to work in a group and independently
  • Open to local travel with reliable transportation

This position is remote and requires work on your personal/school computer. Occasional evening and weekend work may be needed. This is an unpaid career experience opportunity; course credit may be provided if needed.

For consideration, please resume to hmaddams@arthritis.org.

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About ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION INC

Location:

Home Office, 1355 PEACHTREE ST NE STE 600, ATLANTA, GA 30309, US

Mission Statement

The Arthritis Foundation is boldly pursuing a cure for America's #1 cause of disability while championing the fight against arthritis with life-changing resources, science, advocacy and community connections.

Description

The Arthritis Foundation helps people impacted by arthritis and related diseases live their best life by creating a powerful network of support through shared experiences, empowering information and meaningful connections. Whether it’s online or in person, we are all working together to promote life-changing resources and research, to push for change and to create community connections that welcome, inform and uplift. This is what makes our community of millions thrive and why we are all Champions of Yes.

Children & Youth
Community
People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Philadelphia, PA 19106

(39.94938,-75.14578)
 

SKILLS

  • Community Outreach
  • Networking
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training

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