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Intern Position

Title: Community Development Intern
 
Immediate Supervisor: Kari Rinker, Sr. Manager, Community Development and Advocacy, Wichita, Kansas
 
Classification: Intern (non-paid)
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate sponsorships and volunteers for Traveling Turkeys program for Fall 2014
  • Work with Snowflake Social Committee to create and coordinate program and marketing plan for Snowflake Social Holiday Party (January 2014)
  • Assist with coordination of volunteers for Bike MS 2014 (Ability to work the weekend of September 6-7, 2014 would be beneficial)
Initial Impact:
  • Coordination and execution of Traveling Turkeys program
  • Assist in the Development of Snowflake Social Holiday Party event plan
  • Assist in the coordination of Bike MS 2014 volunteers
Sustained Outcomes:
  • Completion of providing Thanksgiving meals to over 30 local families for Traveling Turkeys program
  • Increase Snowflake Social Holiday party attendance
  • Success in helping to make the National MS Society an organization of choice for Bike MS volunteers and participants
Training and Support:
Initial volunteer orientation is provided along with staff and chapter introduction.  Overview of basic office equipment required to perform this position.  Ongoing feedback and training is available from supervisor.
 
Commitment:
Office hours are Monday thru Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; 15-20 hours per week (hours volunteered and day of the week are flexible and based upon assignments and volunteer availability).
 
Qualifications:
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to effectively communicate with others
  • Professional demeanor
  • Ability to work independently
  • Basic computer skills
  • Access to dependable transportation
  • Previous event planning experience would be a plus!
Benefits:
  • Opportunity to enhance your resume and acquire a future reference
  • Excellent opportunity to gain nonprofit development, event planning, and program experience
  • Chance to form professional and personal relationships with businesses, organizations, and volunteers around Wichita and Western Kansas
  • Casual, fun, and learning-oriented work environment
Contact: Please send resume and letter of interest to Kari Rinker at kari.rinker@nmss.org.
 

 
 
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