Volunteer and Internship Opportunities - National Multiple Sclerosis Society

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The Gateway Area Chapter works to improve the quality of life for people affected by MS in eastern Missouri and southern Illinois and raise funds for critical MS research. Join the movement toward a world free of MS.

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  1. Advocacy

    District Activist Leader

    Have you met with your elected official and shared how MS affects you? Are you interested in growing this relationship to keep people with MS are front of mind as he or she considers legislation? Lead the way in your community by becoming a volunteer District Activist Leader.

    As a District Activist Leader, you will build and foster critical relationships with the elected officials in your legislative district. You will serve as a liaison between these officials and the Society, helping to develop a reliable grassroots movement across the state and the country.

    Sarah Gentry
    314-446-4193
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  2. Volunteerism

    Public Policy Intern

    The intern will support the advocacy efforts of the chapter through monitoring proposed legislation (spring semester), organizing and communicating with grassroots volunteers, conducting issue research, and helping to distill complicated legislative issues into simple language for a variety of audiences.

    For more information: click here

    Traci Buss
    1-800-344-4867
    Email
  3. Volunteerism

    Social Work Intern

    The intern will provide direct assistance support to the Financial Assistance and Care Management. The majority of client contact happens over the phone, with occasional home visits and visits to MS Comprehensive Care Centers at local hospitals. Interns will assist with processing applications & helping to determine eligibility for financial assistance, as well as offering guidance and referrals to other available community resources. 

    For more information: click here

    Traci Buss
    1-800-344-4867
    Email
  4. Volunteerism

    Volunteer Recruitment Intern

    The intern will work with the Volunteer Community Outreach Coordinator to administer the 1,600 plus volunteers the agency utilizes. The intern will assist with human resources related tasks including the recruitment, screening, and administration of the volunteer and internship processes during our major event season. 
     

    For more information: click here

    Traci Buss
    1-800-344-4867
    Email
  5. Volunteerism

    Event Planning and Logistics Intern

    The intern will assist with the organization, and/or implementation of the special events and fundraising campaigns that make our chapter’s services and investments in MS-related medical research. 
     

    For more information: click here

    Traci Buss
    1-800-344-4867
    Email

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