We are looking for Summer Interns to join our internship class! You may apply here (optional), but you must also apply using our internal internship portal below. https://www.volunteerlls.org/?nd=vms_home This internship is fully remote. Introduction 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 Product Information The LLS provides critical support to individuals diagnosed with blood cancers and their families. We provide support groups in many regions across the country, information and referral, access to clinical trials, and peer to peer support. Position Tasks The Campaign Support Intern helps LLS campaigns build capacity. All projects are completed with support and assistance of the intern’s volunteer manager. The Campaign Support Intern completes a project that helps at least one campaign but does not fit within one of the other internship role descriptions. Examples of projects may include: Completing a project related to marketing/communications and event logistics. Completing a project related to a new or upcoming field of work. The volunteer manager for this position will provide details regarding the specific project this intern will complete The Celebration Initiatives Intern will support one of the following campaigns: Student Visionaries of the Year Visionaries of the Year The Celebration Initiatives Intern will assist campaign staff with various areas of the planning and implementation for one of the campaigns above. The primary concentrations will be in communications planning, project management, customer service, and donor management. The intern will be tasked with leading projects from beginning to end, along with other duties that will present themselves periodically. Staff will work with intern to develop projects to be completed by the end of your internship that falls in line with your strengths, as well as your interests. This position will be remote and is a 12-week program. In addition, you will receive professional development from LLS staff including mentorship, resume review, mock interviews, learning engagements, and more. Responsibilities: Communication Outreach Support Cultivating campaign teams and event participants with personal emails and calls Stewardship calls to our top campaign stakeholders Creating multimedia stewardship tools for top teams & fundraisers Website & Social Media Support Schedule content through our social media calendar across all social media channels Create content for our social channels Manage updates to campaign websites and other media tools Intern Project Manage and execute a special project that fits within your strengths and interests Project can fall within fundraising, operations, marketing/communications, stakeholder outreach, and other fields. Campaign Support Personalizing fundraising pages for teams and participants Registering teams and participants through our campaign system Market research on companies and event participants to create profiles on prospect potential Data entry Donation Outreach Solicit in-kind donations and gift cards from the community for Celebration Initiatives Execute outreach to new potential stakeholders and partners Desired Skills Volunteer should possess the following skills/qualifications: Enrolled in an accredited university/college program A minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (exceptions will be considered with justification) At least 18 years of age Excellent written and verbal communication skills Self Directed Willingness and ability to attend events outside standard work hours (9-5 M-F) as appropriate for the project. Background Check Required Yes Time Commitment: LLS is flexible with the weekly hourly commitment for this internship program, with the understanding that most work will be done between the hours of 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday. LLS internships take place over 12 weeks. Benefits Experience working with a national non-profit Develop professional skills College credit (as appropriate) Join a community of individuals for whom beating cancer is in their blood. Professional Development and Mentorship Training LLS will provide the volunteer with an orientation to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society as well as training in LLS specific software needed to complete the project.
Date Posted: Apr 24, 2023
Chicago, IL 60611
We are currently looking for volunteers for our Visionaries of the Year Grand Finale, a huge event that celebrates philanthropic individuals throughout our communities. These candidates put together teams, reach out to corporations and businesses, and tap into their networks to raise as much money as possible for a specific LLS mission pillar: Research, Advocacy, or Patient Support & Education. Volunteers will be assigned one of three positions Check-In Volunteer: This volunteer would be responsible for greeting guests into the space and giving them any materials they need as they enter. They are also responsible for checking each guest in to the event. Being a warm, engaging presence helps to boost the overall atmosphere and get everyone as excited as possible about Grand Finale. Event Night Support Volunteer: This volunteer is responsible for providing general event support throughout the night. This includes manning the different event activations in the space, helping take pictures at the step and repeat, guiding guests to their seated areas, making themselves available for any guest questions and a willingness to jump in with other projects as assigned by LLS staff. Silent Auction Volunteer: The silent auction volunteer is responsible for ensuring the silent auction at the Grand Finale goes as smoothly as possible. This includes making sure the silent auction display area and packages are neat, that guests have their questions answered or are directed to LLS staff regarding the silent auction, and any other projects that pop up along the way. These volunteers would also help with general event night support after the silent auction closes We are asking for formal attire, with the event being black tie optional. Dinner will be provided for all volunteers.
Date Posted: May 16, 2023