Special Events Intern
Position Title: Special Events Intern
Supervisor: Event Specialist
Commitment: 3-4 months; June–September; Must be able to attend an event on June 29 and September 28
Hours: 15 – 20 hours per week (flexible schedule)
Salary: Volunteer position, no salary
Benefits: References and recommendations offered, professional and non-profit experience, learn advanced development and event skills, positive work environment
Basic Function: Focus on events including Golf for Joy (June 24-26), Twilight Run (June 29), Summer Joy Games (July 24), Pro-Am (August 11-12), CCA’s annual Wonderball (September 28), and others as well as fundraising and overall event support, while promoting the mission and interests of Children’s Cancer Association.
Essential Function: Provide project, event, and administrative support as needed. Duties may include procuring donations, tracking leads, lead onsite event coordination, updating reports, special projects, and other duties as assigned by the Development team.
Qualifications: High school graduate. Must have studied nonprofit management, special events, marketing, communications, or related studies in college, or have relevant experience. Priority to graduates or degree-seeking students. Must have strong interpersonal, verbal, written, and word processing skills. Must be able to operate semi-independently and carry out a variety of organizational tasks with limited supervision. Must be organized, efficient, and work well with a variety of staff, volunteers and clients in a casual yet professional work environment. Must be comfortable in an environment supporting seriously ill children and maintaining confidentiality at all times.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this position, an intern is required to stand, walk, sit and lift. Occasionally, the intern is required to lift and/or move up to 25lbs. The noise level in the work place is moderate.
General Information: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for the position.
If you are interested, please fax, email, or send resume to:
Children’s Cancer Association, Holly Petersen, Community Outreach & Education Specialist
1200 NW Naito Parkway Suite 140, Portland, OR 97209, HPetersen@JoyRx.org, Fax: 503-892-1922
For questions or more information about Children’s Cancer Association, please visit www.Joyrx.org or call 503-244-3141.
Children’s Cancer Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer.